162 – PRA – Engineer III

Job Number: 162

Location: Nationwide

Industry: Electrical Power – Nuclear


The McLain Group represents a client, a leader in the commercial nuclear power industry, with an immediate need for a nuclear power plant PRA – Engineer II.  Our client offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and promotes the development and success of their employees.

Design Engineering is the design authority and owner of the design bases. Probabilistic Risk Analysis (PRA), which resides in the Design Engineering department, is responsible for risk assessment activities as a result of internal/external events. Design integrity of the risk assessments is maintained through effective configuration control of design output documents (i.e., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements, and procedures).


  • Provides plant support in the area of probabilistic risk assessments (PRA).
  • Develops and maintains the EN sites’ PRA models Level 1 PRA (Performing system modeling, data analysis, human reliability analysis, fault tree modeling, quantification), Thermal Hydraulic analysis, and LERF determinations.
  • Adapts/develops quantitative and qualitative risk assessments in the area of internal events PRA, Fire PRA, Seismic risk, Shutdown risk, Internal flooding, and related areas.
  • Work on various PRA applications such as Maintenance Rule, MSPI, online risk management, riskinformed regulatory issues, licensing renewal, regulatory interfaces, etc. as requested.
  • Develop PRA engineering products in accordance with regulatory and procedural guidelines.
  • Review plant design modifications for impact on PRA models, documentation and products.
  • Perform engineering calculations in the areas of PRA and risk based initiatives and SDP issues as requested
  • Familiarization and use of relevant PRA computer software as needed.


  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or other closely related scientific discipline generally associated with power plant operations, or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience is defined as demonstrated success at the Engineer.)
  • 2 8 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level.
  • Technical proficiency in the assigned area. Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.
  •  Good communication, conflict management, and change management skills.


  • B.S. Degree in Nuclear Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in PRA Engineering or Safety Analysis
  • Proficiency in computer codes CAFTA, EOOS, FRANX, PRAQUANT and MAAP
  • SRO license or certification on a PWR or BWR.

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About The McLain Group:

The McLain Group specializes in providing top talent for a variety of positions in the nuclear power industry. We are experienced at identifying the right people to meet critical staffing needs as well as the right jobs to meet career objectives. We are committed to satisfying both clients and candidates. To learn more, please visit www.themclaingroup.net