192 – Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Director, Nuclear Operations

Job Number: 192

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

The Director, Nuclear Operations directs all activities related to nuclear powered generating equipment, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, operating policies and principles, nuclear standards for nuclear safety, employee safety, and environmental protection. Has oversight for a total workforce of 141, including non-licensed power plant operators, licensed power plant operators and senior reactor operators.


  • Directs the Operations of the station to ensure efficient, safe and reliable plant operation per the operating license.

  • Provides strategic direction, leadership and support to the Operations organization by developing departmental goals and objectives that will provide best in class Nuclear Operations.

  • Implements the necessary nuclear power plant management systems to establish and maintain continuity in all plant activities.

  • Manages costs within approved budget and continuously strives for additional effectiveness and methods to control costs and reduce budget on an annual basis.

  • Develops programs and practices that instill in personnel the highest standards of performance and attention to detail.

  • Oversees the Operations accredited training program in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the National Academy of Nuclear Training, ensuring workforce is maintained and properly trained.

  • Maintains a workforce that is fully trained and qualified and possesses necessary technical skills to successfully perform assigned duties.


  •  High School degree required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, science or equivalent field preferred.

  • Ten years nuclear power plant experience within work control, maintenance, engineering or operations.

  • Must have a minimum 5 years previous supervisory experience.

  • Currently hold an SRO license.

  • Must successfully demonstrate good Business Acumen, Communication skills, Cost Consciousness, Decision Making, Delegation, Diversity, Ethics, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Managing Performance, People Development, People Management and Visionary Leadership

To Apply for this opportunity:

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


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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