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Systems Engineer

Holtec International
Covert MI

Systems Engineer

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Systems Engineer 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 providing technical leadership for the site through optimization and reliability of station systems and equipment, proactive identification and resolution of plant issues, and technical assistance to the Operations and Maintenance departments.


  • System ownership / engagement / advocacy / prioritization for deficiency resolution leading to high levels of equipment reliability.
  • Monitors performance, trending, and system walk downs for assigned systems.
  • Uses and shares Industry Operating Experience.
  • Develops system strategic long-range and life-cycle management plans and assists with prioritization, planning, and scheduling of reliability activities for assigned systems.
  • Assists with establishing and prioritizing action plans to address deficiencies on assigned systems via the corrective action and work management processes. Interfaces with Maintenance and Operations for cost effective maintenance strategies on assigned systems.
  • Supports Maintenance and Operations in system troubleshooting and provides troubleshooting expertise for significant events or complex plant problems. Supports changes in assigned system configuration and design.
  • Helps develop engineering products in accordance with defined standards and procedures. Advocates appropriate outage work scope prioritization and PM implementation for improving system reliability.  Participates in project teams for critical on-line system outages or refueling outages. Serves on outage engineering support teams as assigned. Attends training and maintains qualifications necessary to perform required group functions. Maintains system related information in a manner that readily supports turnover.



Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering or other closely related scientific discipline or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience defined as demonstrated success at the engineer or technical specialist level.)

Minimum experience required of the position

All experience levels considered.  Nuclear Power Plant experience preferred. 

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Good to excellent communication skills and experience. Proficiency in PC use and associated applications.

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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