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Program Engineer

Holtec International
Covert MI

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Programs Engineer Programs  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 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.


Conducts routine engineering activities and ensures the safety of nuclear components at Palisades nuclear plant.


  • Ensures code and programs engineering work is performed and implemented consistent with defined codes and standards.
  • Produces quality engineering products in support of code program implementation. Designs and maintains conformance with station license, codes, and standards.
  • Maintains design bases of the plant. Develops, plans and coordinates or implements special projects, corrective action plans, and improvement programs to address plant problems or regulatory sensitive issues.
  • Oversees development of drawings, specifications, and detailed design for fabrication of new and modification of existing plant equipment and systems. Initiates and executes frequent exchanges with others to resolve areas of conflict, promote a supportive team approach, and address issues where obstacles are hampering common performance.
  • Ensures fleet lessons are learned and good practices are implemented.
  • Controls engineering costs through the optimization of resources and tracking expenditures within budget parameters. Must be able and willing to complete 10CFR50.59 qualification.


Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering curriculum or graduate of an accredited engineering technology curriculum of accepted standing or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

If not a graduate of the aforementioned nature (B.S. degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering curriculum or graduate of an accredited engineering technology curriculum of accepted standing), a minimum of 6 years engineering experience indicative of growth in engineering competency and achievement required. Work experience of 2 - 4 years in nuclear code programs or equivalent experience in operations or system engineering.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Knowledgeable in code program requirements for nuclear power plants. Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation. Outstanding communication, conflict management, and change management skills. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Must be skilled in the use of Microsoft desktop software. Knowledgeable of probabilistic risk analysis methods. Skilled at system analysis.

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

Desired: SRO license or certification on a PWR or BWR; Professional Engineering license.

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.

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