Senior Nuclear Operator-JAF (Reactor Operator)

  • Company: Exelon
  • Location: Oswego, New York
  • Posted: December 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 205455



The SNO is  the senior represented Nuclear   Operator on a shift.   The SNO  directs  and coordinates the work of all  Operators of a lower  grade on shift  that are engaged  in the operation of a Nuclear Power Plant,  including the Nuclear   Steam  Supply  System,  Turbine Generator and all Auxiliary Equipment and associated  345KV  and 115KV  Switchyards during plant startup,  shutdown, refueling,   emergency and  normal   operating conditions. From an operating standpoint, the SNO is responsible for proper operation  of all the Nuclear Power Plant's  equipment within   the confines of Technical Specifications, Operating  Procedures,  Special   Procedures and all other procedures that apply to operation of the Nuclear Power Plant.  As the Senior Nuclear Operator on the shift, he/she may be present at any point within the Nuclear Power Plant or its associated 345KV or 115K Switch Yards as conditions  dictate so as to most efficiently   discharge the duties of the SNO.   The SNO may, when conditions or circumstances dictate, assume the duties and responsibilities of the Nuclear Control Operator.  (Some of these are core alterations, fuel movement, license requirements and plant emergencies).

Special duties include, but are not limited to:

Directs (and may perform when conditions and circumstances dictate) the work and duties of lower grade Nuclear Operators.  From an operating standpoint, coordinates the activities of personnel working in the plant facilities.   Maintains an active interest in the Operations of the Nuclear Power Plant and through reading and study should keep current with the technological advances as they apply to the position of Senior Nuclear Operator.


Must have the ability to qualify  as a Radiation Protection Self Monitor.
Must be the holder of an NRC Reactor Operators License.
Must have the ability to direct the work of other employees.
Must have the ability to assist in  the training of other employees.
Must have two years’ operating experience in a thermal power plant of which a minimum of one year shall be as a NCO or equivalent.

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