Posted: Sep 22, 2022

Piping Analysis Engineer (Principal or Senior Engineer Level)

Talen Energy - Berwick, PA
Salary: Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

Talen Energy is soliciting candidates interested in filling the position for a senior level Piping Analysis Engineer supporting the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station located near Berwick, Pennsylvania.   Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, one of the largest dual-unit, Boiling Water Reactor sites in the U.S., delivers approximately 2700 MW of electricity to the grid in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Susquehanna Nuclear is a member in good standing with the Utilities Service Alliance.  Located less than 30 miles south of Wilkes-Barre at the western edge of the picturesque Pocono Mountains vacation region, we are conveniently located near the arteries which connect all the major East Coast cities. 

Susquehanna Station represents the nuclear portion of Talen Energy, one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America.  Talen Energy offers its employees a generous and progressive array of compensation, benefits and growth opportunities.  Apply today and become part of the team which is helping to shape the future of electricity generation

Job location would be in Allentown or Berwick Pa. with opportunity for a flexible work schedule based on candidate background and experience.


Job Summary

Under general direction, responsible for engineering activities associated with assigned piping analysis duties in support of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station. A primary focus of this position will be on preparation of ASME Section III, Class 1, 2, and 3 piping system calculations and analyses to support and maintain the design basis of the plant. The station utilizes ME101 as their primary piping analysis tool, but are currently investigating other piping analysis platforms. 


Primary Responsibilities


  • Provide in-depth technical expertise to develop, manage and implement piping system calculations and analyses for existing plant systems and new designs.
  • Provide technical expertise and consultation through direct involvement to resolve piping issues including those associated with flaw analyses and pipe support issues.
  • Uses existing procedures and industry codes to investigate, evaluate and produce high quality work products that support station programs and requirements including radiation shielding analyses for plant outages. 
  • Directly interface with other workgroups (i.e. Site Engineering, Planning, Operations, Maintenance) and Station Leadership regarding the resolution of issues or to develop improvement initiatives that reduce costs or reduce outage length.
  • Builds relationships that will facilitate knowledge transfer, cross functional knowledge of related work groups, and ability to present work products effectively.
  • Maintain assigned Aging Management Programs for License Renewal including Fatigue Monitoring.
  • Oversee and provide direction to engineering vendors that provide related piping analysis services (i.e. Class 1 Piping Analysis) which would include performing owner’s acceptance of supporting documentation. 
  • Routinely review industry operating experience and collaborate with industry peers and forums to effectively apply 'lessons learned' to improve analytical performance.
  • Participate in the ERO functions.

Basic Qualifications

Sr. Engineer

  • BS Degree in engineering 
  • Minimum of five years of related experience
  • Individual must meet nuclear requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.

Principal Engineer

  • BS Degree in engineering 
  • Minimum of ten years of related experience
  • Individual must meet nuclear requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with the ME101 piping code and related software tools.
  • Previous commercial nuclear experience with BWR plant design and related piping systems. 
  • Professional Engineer Registration


Note: You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .

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