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Nuclear Special Projects Supervisor - DCPP

LocationSan Luis Obispo, California;

Requisition ID # 140343 

Job Category: Nuclear Generation 

Job Level: Supervisor

Business Unit: Generation

Work Type: Onsite

Job Location: San Luis Obispo

Department Overview

Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) safely and reliably produces electricity that is environmentally responsible and cost effective for our customers and shareholders.  DCPP's mission is to be the leading nuclear power plant in the country and to: Inspire and positively influence the industry through our safe, reliable, and excellent operational performance. Embrace new ideas to continuously improve our plant and our work environment. Proactively learn from ourselves and others. Enrich our communities and the environment, increasing the public's trust and confidence in nuclear power.

Position Summary

Oversees the performance of routine maintenance and construction activities in the nuclear power plant's Maintenance Construction Department with an emphasis on oversight of the Turbine Generator Program.

To obtain and maintain employment and unescorted access at DCPP, you must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screen, a security background check, psychological screen, computer-based training, and be subject to random drug and alcohol screening.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with other departments, such as Operations, Engineering, Radiation Protection, Learning Services, and Security to assure successful implementation of both daily and outage work activities.
  • Manages long term planning for the overhaul and replacement of critical DCPP Turbine Generator Components and Systems. Act as the primary liaison between Maintenance, Projects and Engineering departments as well as the single point of contact for outage planning and preparation support. Improve existing motor procedures, work orders, and work processes.
  • Observes and coaches staff regarding safety practices and expectations to assure a safe and error free work environment.
  • Performs administrative functions such as a review of work orders, work schedules, procedure revisions to assure timely and accurate completion. Review outage schedules in advance and prepare department for refueling outages.
  • Provides guidance in mechanic diagnosis and routine adjustments and repairs to electrical and mechanical equipment including controls.
  • Supervises bargaining unit maintenance personnel during the performance of routine maintenance and minor construction activities in a nuclear power plant for daily activities and refueling outage work. Refueling outage work will include supervision of temporary additional staff.



  • High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma
  • Job-related experience, 4 years


  • Possess Bachelors degree in Civil/Mechanical engineering, construction management or relative field and/or equivalent experience
  • Experience in bid development and review
  • Familiarity with non-destructive testing
  • Understanding of electrical, pressure vessel, and piping codes
  • Knowledge of contract terms and ability to generate/validate adherence to project specifications
  • Experience with job cost tracking and demonstrated adherence to budget
  • Demonstrated ability to develop schedules and experience with P6 scheduling software
  • Demonstrated ability to manage vendor workforce and contract management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project budgets using PG&E provided tools, including SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to direct project teams, including establishing and monitoring performance goals
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively managing and coaching direct reports, project team resources and/or external vendor resources
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent supervisory communication and organizational skills
  • Experience user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Experience working at a nuclear power plant


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