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Engineer Manager

Location:
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2016

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SENIOR ENGINEER/PROGRAM MANAGER

JERRY E. WILLS

E-mail address: acw0xe@r.postjobfree.com

phone 423-***-****

Technical Experience Areas

NRC Regulations, License Amendments, 50.59 evaluations, License Renewal, onsite operating plant, 10 CFR 50.52 evaluations, technical specification interpretation, construction permit licensing, Quality Assurance audits, ASME Code understanding, 10 CFR Part 21 evaluations,

Decommissioning, NRC Interactions, NRC inspections, FSAR updates, Licensing interface, Combined Operating License Applications, NRC request for Information ( RAIs), Construction Permits, Operating License applications, General Design Criteria, Regulatory Guides, Standard Review Plans, Regulatory Process, Operations Experience Review, BWR/PWR operations, Management and Supervision of Licensing Directions, principal engineer,

Contract management, Contractor Management, DOE FARs, DOE ISMS, International Licensing Consultant, SRO systems technical training,

QUALIFICATIONS:

25 Years of Nuclear Power Experience with:

15 YEARS -- NUCLEAR LICENSING EXPERIENCE (BWR & PWR)

* 6 years Single Point of Contact with the NRC for Utility

*Completed Recertification Training for 10 CFR 50.59 Analysis

4 YEARS -- NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE

REVIEWS (BWR & PWR) and INPO Interaction

2 YEARS -- NUCLEAR DESIGN EXPERIENCE (STRESS ANALYSIS)

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE---10 PLUS YEARS

2 years --DEPT. OF ENERGY NUCLEAR SAFETY BASIS REVIEW AND EVALUATION Pursuant to 10 CRF 830……. ( 2003 TO 2005)

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

Graduate Study in Engineering MANAGEMENT

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

EXPERIENCE HISTORY DETAILS

Currently unemployed and resuming volunteer activities such as Boy Scouts

SHORT TERM CONTRACT JOBS

Oct18, 2014 to Dec14, 2014

Employed by Enercon Corporation

I was employed by Enercon to participate as part of an FSAR Completion Team to resolve issues related to the FSAR for the Barakah Nuclear Plant. The completion team work was performed in Seoul, South Korea and at Daejeon, South Korea, at the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institiute. The work involved evaluation of comments relative to the FSAR and development of responses to resolve the comments and the subsequent closure of the comments.

Employed by the Retiree Resource Corporation

For the TVA Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant August, 2011 to December, 2011

I was hired, because of past TVA experience in the Operations Review Group, as a Senior Integration Manager responsible for evaluation of the BFNP Operating Experience Review ( SOER/IER) program to ensure development of adequate responses and implementation of action plans. The SOER/ IER program was assessed to insure procedural implementation and actions for potential impacts to the Recovery efforts for the NRC 95003 inspection. This was a short term contract

Employed by Bechtel Corp

February, 2011 to August, 2011

I served as Engineering Licensing Supervisor in the Knoxville Tn location providing licensing support, direction, and supervision of small licensing staff. I moved to the Chattanooga location to establish a staff to perform licensing evaluations for system design evaluations for the TVA effort to construct the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant.. I left this job for a large increase in pay for contract work by Retiree Resource Corporation

Pro2Serve

Jan, 2009 to April, 2009

I was employed by Pro2Serve in Oak Ridge, TN as a Senior Licensing Engineer on a short term contract to review and evaluate COLA applicants from a regulatory licensing perspective for the Department of Energy according 10 CFR PART 52 and to criteria specified by DOE. The effort included evaluation of all phases of the licensing process from initial construction permit licensing to plans for decommissioning.

SR LICENSING ENGINEER, HOBBS, NEW MEXICO, LOUISIANA ENERGY SERVICES…Sept 2007 to December, 2007….I FUNCTIONED AS A Contract LICENSING ENGINEER AT THE NATIONAL ENRICHMENT FACILITY BEING BUILT AT EUNICE, NEW MEXICO OUTSIDE OF HOBBS, NEW MEXICO. I REVIEWED AND REVISED LICENSING PROCEDURES AND PREPARED A LICENSING AMENDMENT TO THE FIRST COMBINED OPERATING LICENSE APPLICATION 10CFR Part 52 TO BE ISSUED BY THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF AN ENRICHMENT FACILITY. THE CONTRACT PERIOD WAS FOR THREE TO SIX MONTHS. I LEFT AFTER THE THREE MONTH PERIOD DUE TO AN ILLNESS AND OTHER FAMILY PRIORITIES. I LEFT AFTER DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL BY SITE MANAGEMENT TO LEAVE AS I HAD COMPLETED ALL ASSIGNED ACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES.

SR LICENSING ENGINEER. ENERCON, KENNESAW GA……. I FUNCTIONED AS A REVIEWER OF TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE AP-1000 WESTINGHOUSE DESIGN PLANT AS PART OF A COMBINED OPERATING LICENSE APPLICATION (COLA) EFFORT FOR ENERCON FOR A TWO MONTH CONTRACT. I LEFT AFTER THE END OF THE CONTRACT TO REVIEW THE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR COMPLIANCE TO WRITERS GUIDE AND ENERCON REQUIREMENTS.

2/2006 I left THE US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AFTER 11 YEARS OF SERVICE to pursue contract employment in the area of nuclear plant operations and licensing. I wanted to renew my plant knowledge and reestablish my credentials as a Licensing Specialist in order to pursue contract work with other nuclear organizations.

PERMANENT (FULL TIME) JOBS

4/1995 to 2/2006; GENERAL ENGINEER; GS-0801-13; U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, P.O. Box 2008, OAK RIDGE TN, 37831-6269

As a senior program manager, I provided technical administration and program liaison, coordination, direction, approval and evaluation of research and development activities and facilities assigned to the Deputy Site Manager for Infrastructure and Business Management in the area of Business Systems Management. This position included site office budget formulation and preparation, finance, procurement, human resources, Inspector General (I/G)and GAO audits and appraisals, automated data processing and computer support, real property and records management as well as contract administration. I received an award for procurement efficiencies and an award for development of a state of the art electronic document management system applicable to all companies needing instant retrieval of technical and regulatory information.

I have had two years of training and experience in Safety Basis in the review of Safety Analysis Reports of non-reactor nuclear facilities for approval pursuant to 10 CFR 830. I have reviewed facilities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for various hazards in the process to develop, prepare and publish the Safety Evaluation Reports (SERs) for different nuclear facilities utilizing the requirements specified in 10 CFR 830. My responsibilities included the review and evaluation of hazards analyses( natural phenomena hazards, NPH, radiological hazards, etc.). I have prepared SERs for three Hazard Category facilities.

4/1995; Sr. NUCLEAR ENGINEER/ SR. PROJECT MANAGER; PG-07(MANAGEMENT SERIES); TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, 1100 MARKET STREET, CHATTANOOGA, TN, 37401

(TVA) 10/94 TO 4/95: I functioned as a Sr. Project Manager in the TVA Corporate Nuclear Operating Experience Review(OER) Program for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) responsible for evaluation and disposition of INPO ( SOER) and TVA In-house events (both BWR AND PWR designs). MY responsibilities included managing all phases of INPO interaction including performing detail reviews, assessments, preparation of closure packages, development and implementation of corrective action plans for INPO SOER’s, SER’s, NRC IE NOTICES, BULLETINS, SES and other OER items, such as vendor recommendations.

(TVA) 2/91 TO 10/94): I functioned as a Sr. Nuclear Licensing Engineer at the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant (B&W PWR). My responsibilities involved all aspects of NRC activities; resolution of regulatory and compliance licensing issues, operating license application maintenance, responses to NRC violations, 10CFR21 issues, Security, Safeguards, Technical Specifications, license renewal, regulatory guidance, NRC inspections, commitment tracking, as well identification of decommissioning activities and plans for future licensing requirements.. Also, I managed all aspects of the Operating Experience Review program and was responsible to ensure adequate actions were developed and implemented. As the OER principal, I managed, and trained site Engineers and Managers for the site OER program to evaluate industry and in-house events for applicability to the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant. I performed reviews, developed closure packages, directed the site OER program, developed exemptions and clarifications to scope of program with the NRC, developed a tracking system for OER items and developed positions in response to INPO issues.

(TVA) 9/88-2/91: I functioned as a Sr. Engineer in the TVA Corporate Nuclear Licensing and Operating Experience Review(OER) Program for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) responsible for evaluation and disposition of Licensing issues, INPO industry and TVA In-house events(both BWR AND PWR designs). MY responsibilities included performing detail reviews, assessments, preparation of closure packages, development and implementation of corrective action plans for INPO SOER’s, SER’s, NRC IE NOTICES, BULLETINS, SES and other OER items, such as vendor recommendations. I was also on loan to the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant site as Site Regulatory Engineering Manager and as a Senior Licensing Engineer to the Site Licensing organization .

I served as the principal licensing contact for TVA with the NRC in the post shutdown meetings with NRC on Equipment Qualification to develop direction and strategies. My other responsibilities included all interface activities with NRC as well as all correspondence to and from the NRC including TECH SPEC changes; maintenance of the Operating License information, submittal of License amendments; license renewal; tracking, compliance with, and closure of License conditions; development of regulatory positions for issues including but not limited to reload licensing activities; Inspection activities including preparation and submittal of inspection report responses; resolution of NUREG-0737 issues, as well as other activities. I served as Licensing Support Manager and Assistant Site Licensing Manager at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in 1988 during the restart efforts to resolve equipment qualification issues. I managed licensing activities and developed strategies for senior management. I developed briefing papers for senior management and technical assessments of licensing positions impact to plant operations. I worked at the Sequoyah nuclear plant for TVA as a licensing manager guiding the licensing staff engineers in the re-establishment of the licensing basis, preparation of the Sequoyah FSAR re-baseline, and re-construction of the Plant design basis.

REFERENCES

(SUPVR) GEORGE C. MANTHEY, US DEPT OF ENERGY, OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY, Division Director:

1220 Chelsea, Road Knoxville, TN37922-1417, 865-***-****

(C0-worker Thurman L. Pitts, 4107 Fitehaven Drive, Chattanooga, Tn 37415-2812 ….. phone # 423-***-****.

( CO-WORKER) MARK W. BELVIN, US DEPT OF ENERGY, OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY,

MAIL STOP 6269, Bldg. 4500N OAK RIDGE, TN 37831-6269 PH #865-***-****



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