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Senior Instructor (Simulator Change Coordinator)

Mineral, VA 23117

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Construction Management Job Number: 579404 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $60-65/hr

This individual will be responsible for coordinating changes to the three plant simulators for at least five plant upgrade phases
  • ANSI 3.5 Certified Operations Training Simulator
  • Engineering Grade Hardware-In-Loop Testing and Human Factors Engineering Simulator
  • Operations Training Full Scope Glass Top Plant Simulator

This includes:
  1. Accountability for documenting Digital I&C Upgrade design change technical impacts on the Simulator and coordinating incorporation of those changes by our I&C vendor and our Simulator vendor.
  2. Regularly attendance of individual project team meetings and working with each project lead engineer to document Simulator impacts
  3. Providing schedule input and updates to the Master Project Schedule for Simulator related schedule activities
  4. Communication of scopes for technical changes to each simulator to the Simulator Vendor (Corys) that result from each of the five plant upgrade phases.
  5. Reviews of simulator change documentation from the Simulator vendor.
  6. Coordination of shared use of the Engineering Grade Hardware-In-Loop Testing and Human Factors Engineering Simulator between the HFE Team and the Design/Testing Teams use of the Simulator for Site Acceptance Testing.

Top 3 Required Skills
  1. Experience as an NRC certified Senior Reactor Operator
  2. Managing simulator change - Understanding how simulators work
  3. Must have worked with L3 simulator/Western digital simulator and understand the process by which it changes and what parts of the system needs changes and why
  4. ANSI3.5 accredited simulator
  5. Lead responsibility for at least one major Simulator software/hardware upgrade.

Licenses, Certifications, Qualifications or Standards Preferred (ANSI Requirements):
  • ANSI/ANS-3.1-2014, Section 4.5.4

  • Reactor Operator (RO) or Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license or applicable discipline INPO accredited initial training program or Senior Instructor Training Certification or Certified Instructor meets ANS 3.1 12/79, (Section
Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous experience as a nuclear plant Simulator Manager
  • Previous experience managing Corys/GSE/RNI Simulator environments
  • Working knowledge of PLC, DCS, and other controls applications, especially Emerson Ovation systems
  • Familiarity with nuclear power plant environments
  • Familiarity with typical nuclear Piping & Instrument Diagrams (PI&D) and Test Loop Diagrams (TLD)
  • Knowledge of instrumentation including temperature, pressure, flow, and analytical instrumentation.
Required Years of Experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience working with Simulator Maintenance and upgrades.
  • Lead responsibility for at least one major Simulator software/hardware upgrade.
  • Previous experience as a nuclear plant Simulator Manager
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Must have nuclear industry experience
  • Some industries to check for these candidates: Simulator engineer at a nuclear plant Or military background Helicopter or aircraft simulator experience
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