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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Posted:
February 11, 2018

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Randy W. Benedict

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Fort Worth, TX 76177

817-***-****

ac4fme@r.postjobfree.com

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Over 30 years of experience in the commercial nuclear power industry covering multiple areas of expertise such as Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Systems/Design/Project Engineering including Digital Upgrades, Electrical Design/Project Engineering, Lead Project Engineer, Operations, Maintenance Program development, Maintenance Planning & Engineering, Appendix R Fire Safe Shutdown Circuit Analysis and Technical Procedure Writing. Completed a Senior Reactor Operator

(SRO) Certification course for Boiling Water Reactors (BWRs) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

AREVA NP, INC. Fort Worth, TX

Principal Design Engineering Specialist II April 2012 – Present

• Prepared Communications Assessments for Entergy nuclear sites to address Post-Fukushima requirements from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

• Prepared I&C Design Engineering activities as a member of the Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Unit 4 Annunciator Replacement Project

• Supported Areva Modification Team as the Responsible Engineer (RE) role for the Arkansas Nuclear site Fixed Incore Detector Monitoring System (FIDMS) modification

• Supervised Fort Worth office I&C/Electrical group from June 2013 to June 2014 OXFORD GLOBAL RESOURCES, INC. Fort Worth, TX

I&C Project Engineer March 2011 – April 2012

• Prepared PLC Configuration and I/O lists and Functional Analysis documents as part of the Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility (EREF) I&C Core Design Team

• Prepared Cable Aging Assessment Report for Browns Ferry Radiation Monitoring cable systems DEMARK, INC. Braceville, IL

Fire Protection Project Engineer October 2010 – March 2011

• Performed fire protection engineering activities at Braidwood Nuclear Power Plant, associated with Revision 2 of NRC Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.189 in support of Multiple Spurious Operation (MSO) resolution SHAW GROUP, INC Glen Rose, TX

Digital I&C/Electrical Project Engineer August 2009 – October 2010

• Prepared Purchase/Functional Specification for proposed Plant Annunciator System Digital Upgrade at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant (CPNPP)

• Project Design Lead for NRC RG 1.189 (Multiple Spurious Operation) design and implementation DUKE ENGINEERING SERVICES/FRAMATOME/AREVA NP, INC. Various I&C/Electrical Design Engineer/Lead Project Engineer May 2001 – August 2009

• Performed Lead Project Engineer activities as the RE for the Turbine-Generator Controls/Protection Digital Upgrade modifications, implementing the Siemens Teleperm XP digital control system platform, at CPNPP

• Performed Lead Project Engineer activities for the Unit 1 Main Turbine & Main Feed Pump Turbine Digital Controls/Protection/Auxiliaries modification implementing the Siemens Teleperm XP digital system platform at the DC Cook Nuclear Plant in Michigan

• Project Team Lead for cable circuit analysis project for the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant (CCNP) in Maryland

• Performed Corrective Action [CA] item evaluation/resolution as a member of the Emergency Diesel Generator

[EDG] Backlog Reduction “Tiger Team” and general CA Backlog Reduction team for the Kewaunee Power Station [KPS] in Wisconsin

• Performed I&C design activities associated with Secondary Level Controls upgrades [pneumatic to digital] for the Ginna Nuclear Plant in New York

Randy W. Benedict

2117 Franks Street

Fort Worth, TX 76177

817-***-****

ac4fme@r.postjobfree.com

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WD & ASSOCIATES Palo, IA

Operations Procedure Writer July 2000 – May 2001

• Performed routine procedure revisions to Surveillance Test Procedures (STP’s) and developed the Power Ascension Tests for startup testing associated with the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC) power uprate modifications

NUCLEAR POWER TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC (NPTS) Two Creeks, WI I&C Systems Engineer, Component Maintenance Program Analyst May 1996 – July 2000

• Developed Component Maintenance Programs (CMP's) for various Instrumentation & Controls components

• Developed small scope plant modifications and evaluated Engineering Work Requests (EWR) & Condition Reports (CR) as a member of the Electrical & Instrumentation Systems Engineering Department

• Performed activities as a Systems Engineer for the Reactor Protection (RP) & Engineered Safety Features (ESF) systems

GENERAL PHYSICS CORPORATION Brownville, NE

I&C Project Engineer March 1996 – May 1996

• Participated as a member of a Nuclear Action Item Tracking (NAIT) Backlog Reduction Team, providing dispositions for Corrective Action Program items such as Condition Reports, Deficiency Reports, and Non- Conformance Reports at Cooper Nuclear Station

GENERAL PHYSICS CORPORATION Salem, NJ

Component Maintenance Program Analyst September 1995 – March 1996

• Participated as a member of a Preventive Maintenance Change Request (PMCR) Backlog Reduction Team, analyzing PMCR's and making appropriate PM program recommendations, at the Salem Nuclear Generating Station

NUCLEAR POWER TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC (NPTS) Two Creeks, WI Component Maintenance Program Analyst October 1994 – September 1995

• Developed Component Maintenance Programs (CMP's) for various Instrumentation & Controls components at Point Beach Nuclear Plant (PBNP)

GENERAL PHYSICS CORPORATION Brownville, NE

Systems Engineer February 1994 – October 1994

• Performed activities as a Systems Engineer for the Standby Liquid Control (SLC) system at Cooper Nuclear Station

GENERAL PHYSICS CORPORATION Salem, NJ

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Analyst May 1992 – February 1994

• Performed Component/Task/System analysis of various Salem Nuclear Generating Station mechanical and electrical components, utilizing one of several industry standards, and communicating appropriate Preventive Maintenance (PM) Program recommendations to enhance equipment and system reliability GENERAL PHYSICS CORPORATION Bridgman, MI

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Analyst May 1991 - May 1992

• Performed electrical Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (FMEA) of nuclear plant systems and components to determine PM requirements for enhancing equipment and system reliability at the DC Cook Nuclear Plant Randy W. Benedict

2117 Franks Street

Fort Worth, TX 76177

817-***-****

ac4fme@r.postjobfree.com

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GENERAL PHYSICS CORPORATION Palo, IA

Instrument & Control Maintenance Planner/Engineer, Procedure Write October 1987 – May 1991

• Member of STEEP (Surveillance Testing Evaluation and Enhancement Project), responsible for the rewrite of the Surveillance Test Procedures (STP's)

• Completed a Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) Certification course for Boiling Water Reactors (BWR's)

• Performed both day-to-day and outage maintenance planning for the Instrument and Control shop, including researching and planning Preventive and Corrective Maintenance requests using various plant documentation & resources

DAIRYLAND POWER COOPERATIVE Genoa, WI

Nuclear Plant Operator Trainee October 1985 – October 1987

• Completed all requirements for a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Reactor Operators license, including participation as a nuclear fuel handler and accumulating approximately 500 hours as a Reactor Operator, at the LaCrosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR)

UNITED STATES NAVY Various

Nuclear Reactor Operator/Electronics Technician, Second Class Petty Officer (E5) June 1979 – June 1985

• Served six (6) years as a Nuclear Reactor Operator/Electronics Technician EDUCATION

TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (TCC) Fort Worth, TX

Associate of Science Degree Program - General September 2012 – May 2015

• Graduated - Associate of Science Degree; GPA-3.71 LOMIRA HIGH SCHOOL Lomira, WI

High School Curriculum September 1975 – June 1979

• Graduated – High School Diploma; GPA-3.49

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

• Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

• National Instrument Circuit Design programs (LabVIEW, Multisim, Ultiboard)

• C+ and Java programming languages

• EPRI Engineering Fundamentals Course Completion

• Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) ACAD Engineering Operations Training Certification



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