Instructor, Chemistry

Holtec International
Instructor, Chemistry

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Chemistry Instructor to join the Palisades Nuclear 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 contributes to 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!


Conducts chemistry initial and continuing training. Works closely with Chemistry department personnel to identify weaknesses in knowledge, skill, and behavior, and then systematically leverages training solutions appropriately to close gaps in performance in a timely manner.

  • Develops instructional materials and conducts training for Chemistry technicians and staff personnel.
  • An incumbent at this level should have in-depth knowledge of instructional design theory (SAT/TSD).
  • This level is also responsible for maintaining training programs in accordance with nuclear industry, regulatory, and legal requirements.
  • Ensures accredited Chemistry training program and instructional training materials are maintained current by incorporating changes.
  • Maintains knowledge of plant operational chemistry conditions to support the analysis, design, and development of high-quality training materials.
  • Conducts trainee evaluations in various training settings (classroom, laboratory, OJT, etc.,).
  • Supports station business initiatives, refueling outages, Emergency Planning (EP) duties, and other projects.
  • The Chemistry instructor is required to participate in instructional continuing training.
  • Must also participate in INPO and management audits.
  • Ensures training records are complete, accurate and auditable.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills by upholding high standards in all training settings.


Minimum education required of the position:
  • Associates/bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in chemistry or related technical degree or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position:
  • Four or more years of instructional chemistry experience.
  • Nuclear (preferable) or other related industry experience teaching chemistry initial and/or continuing training.
  • Knowledge of and experience using the systematic approach to training (SAT) process.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position:
  • Technical acuity/acumen and experience in power plant (preferably nuclear) chemistry (commercial or military).
  • Good interpersonal skills, effective writing and verbal communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to instruct.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position:
  • SRO license or SRO certification (BWR/PWR).

ANSI Required: No

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.