The acceptable candidate for the Piping Principle Engineer position must:
1) Have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Nuclear Engineering accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Committee of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET).
2) Hold an active Professional Engineer license acceptable to the State of South Carolina for reciprocity within 90 days
3) Have a minimum of 10 years of commercial nuclear power experience in piping analyses, pipe supports, and degraded piping evaluations.
4) Provide references to attest to his/her experience level
5) Be able to demonstrate significant independent work experience in a leadership role in all of the following areas:
1. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel (BPV) Code
2. ASME Code for Operation and Maintenance of Nuclear Power Plants (OM Code) pursuant to 10CFR50.55a, "Codes and Standards."
3. Correct application and use of Code Cases as applicable without additional NRC approval:
a. Regulatory Guide 1.84, "Design, Fabrication, and Materials Code Case Acceptability, ASME Section III”
b. Regulatory Guide 1.147, "In-service Inspection, Code Case Acceptability, ASME Section XI, Division 1”
c. Regulatory Guide 1.192, "Operation and Maintenance Code Case Acceptability, ASME OM Code”
4. Be proficient at performing minimum wall thickness evaluations
5. Have extensive knowledge of piping corrosion mechanisms and methods of evaluation
6. Extensive experience with the application of ASME Code Cases N-513-4 and N-597-3