Holtec International logo

Chemistry Manager

Holtec International
Covert MI

Mgr, Chemistry

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Mgr, Chemistry to join the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant team in Covert, MI. 

We are proud of our reputation for professional and technical excellence, and we recognize that the key to upholding that reputation resides in the excellence of our employees. We are looking for talent who brings value to the organization and contribute in advancing our business and reputation. 

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant may soon become the first nuclear power plant in the United States to restart after previously entering the early stages of decommissioning. By joining our team, you will be part of a unique and historic undertaking for the industry and the nation.


Responsible for integrating Chemistry departmental activities into plant operations to ensure safe, reliable, cost efficient operation. 


  • Provide Chemistry organizational guidance, direction, leadership, and planning for all departmental related activities.
  • Overall direction, planning and performance of Chemistry departmental cost activities to ensure achievement of budget goals.  
  • Identify Chemistry training needs, contracts support, budget preparation, and oversight for departmental corrective action, training, and work activities.
  • Support continued growth of Chemistry departmental employees.  
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement in Human Performance, Industrial Safety and Radiological performance.
  • Work effectively with the Management Team setting priorities, allocating resources, and driving to operational leadership.  
  • Establish an environment which fosters a strong safety culture. Strong oral and written communication skills; management and leadership skills; and teamwork and problem solving skills.  
  • Ensure Chemistry Department compliance with applicable requirements, regulations, procedures, and specifications.  
  • Ensure compliance with environmental procedures, permits and local, state, and federal environmental regulations. Serve as a member of the emergency response organization. 


Minimum education required of the position 

B.S. in Chemistry, Engineering, or a related technical degree or equivalent experience. (Equivalent experience is defined as demonstrated success at the Manager level.) 
Minimum experience required of the position 

8 years of commercial nuclear power plant chemistry operations, maintenance, engineering, or RP experience in the related discipline. Technical proficiency in the Chemistry area. 2 years previous supervisory experience. 
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position 

Requires in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines. 

 Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position 

SRO or certification on BWR or PWR (desired). Candidates must meet or exceed ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978. ANSI Section 4.4.3 Chemistry and Radiochemistry. 5 years of chemistry experience, 1 of which shall be in radiochemistry at an operating nuclear power plant. A minimum of 2 years of this 5 years shall be related technical training. Related technical training or academic training may fulfill a maximum of 4 of this 5 years experience. 

ANSI Required: Yes 

HDI offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; time-off programs; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. HDI is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

This job is closed.