190 – Director, Nuclear Engineering

Job Number: 190

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 Director, Nuclear Engineering.  Our client offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and promotes the development and success of their employees.

Drive overall strategic direction and deployment of continuous improvement throughout Nuclear Engineering. Develops operational vision and establishes strategic direction for functions within Nuclear Engineering.


  • Broad, cross functional scope. The integrating point for diverse, cross functional and or complex functions, operations and processes.
  • Full financial operating accountability.
  • Long-range, strategic focus.
  • Translates strategy into broad direction, operating vision and outcomes.
  • Manages the organization and ensures goals are aligned with the strategic plan of plant and company.
  • Directs and prioritizes the activities of the management team from different cross-functional organizational units.
  • Responsible for the operating plans and budgets of all Nuclear Engineering processes.
  • Responsible for providing overall direction, and implementation of various process improvement tools and methodology that support plant’s needs.
  • Provides opportunities for continuous learning and development to organization employees and attracts and retains new talent to the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • Ten plus years of experience in nuclear power plant design/construction/operation or maintenance applicable Navy nuclear experience equally acceptable including experiences in project management and/or leadership position.
  • Must meet the regulatory requirements per plant procedures which includes:
    • Minimum of 8 years in responsible positions, of which at least 1 year shall be nuclear power plant experience
    • Maximum of 4 years of the remaining 7 years should be fulfilled by satisfactory completion of academic training
  • Security screening and drug testing is required for access.
  • Physical capability to work in the plant i.e. climb stairs, work in hot environment, work in radiation/contamination areas.
  • Competencies: Visionary leadership, Management, Strategic thinking, Professionalism, Planning, People management, People development, Managing performance, Diversity, Communication, and Business acumen.

To Apply for this opportunity:

For confidential consideration, please email your resume to careers@themclaingroup.net


click here to submit your resume online

Please note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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