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Energy Northwest Operations Support Spec IV in Richland, Washington

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Provide technical direction, training and maintain overall support on the use of the eSOMS Tag Out software utilized by the Operations organization and Energy Northwest as the primary tool for electronically executing the equipment tagging process. Coordinate the Reactivity Management Program including maintenance of performance indicators. Maintain Operations Instructions, Emergency Operating (using specialized software) and Operator Logging procedures and assist with other procedure revisions on an as needed basis. Act as Operations representative to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Cyber Security program. Assist with root and apparent cause evaluations. Perform Operating Experience evaluations.

Maintain Operation procedures (SOPs, ABNs, OIs, etc) per site wide procedures for procedure use and generation. Perform other collateral duties as determined by Operation Management.


Procedures: Create and revise Operations administrative, Emergency Operating (using specialized software) and other station procedures. Ensure station procedures comply with and implement the requirements of License Bases Documents (including Columbia Generating Station’s Technical Specifications, ODCM, LCS and FSAR), are consistent with source documents (station drawings, vendor manuals, License Bases Documents, state and federal codes, etc.) changes are consistent with ALARA, chemical, environmental, and industrial safety requirements and practices. Prepare and implement Procedure Change Notices. Ensure station documents comply with administrative requirements of the Sitewide PRO series. Serve as a Qualified Procedure Reviewer.

Operations Support: Act as Operations representative to other Station duties such as ALARA, eSOMS, NERC/FERC, Reactivity Management, etc.

Emergency Response Organization: Support ERO by maintaining qualification as an appropriate ERO team member, participating in all team drills, and responding to actual emergencies in accordance with site procedures and expectations.

Must support the biennial refueling outage.


Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university AND four years of experience at a commercial nuclear power plant to include at least four years of procedure writing OR four years of operations experience,

OR a high school diploma or GED and eight years of experience at a commercial nuclear power plant, to include four years of procedure writing experience OR four years of operations experience.

Pay Range:

Salary: $94,148 - $141,222

Midpoint: $117,685

Typically, selected candidates are hired between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.

Offers will be negotiated based on each candidate's qualifications.

Incentive Compensation

This role is eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan. Incentives are earned based on employee performance against defined metrics and company goals.


Regular roles are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program which includes medical, dental and vision coverage. You may also contribute to our 401(k) plan that includes a company match.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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As a regional leader in clean energy generation and public power solutions, Energy Northwest develops, owns and operates a diverse mix of electricity generating resources, including hydro, solar, battery storage and wind projects – and the Northwest’s only nuclear power facility. Energy Northwest is a Washington state joint operating agency comprised of 27 public power member utilities, serving more than 1.5 million customers. The agency continually explores new generation projects and solutions to meet its members’ needs.