NuScale Power Supervisor, Civil/Structural Design (701-2017) in Corvallis, Oregon

POSITION SUMMARY: The Design Engineering organization generates technical requirements and associated design parameters for the seismic category I and II structures. The Civil Structural Design Supervisor leads a team of engineers responsible for the design evaluation of the structural members, seismic classification of structures, flooding protection and analysis, spatial management process and drawings production, constructability, missile barrier design, and oversees the aircraft impact analysis.*


  1. Supervises a team of professionals and provides assistance and mentoring on technical work.

  2. Leads peer reviews and technical audits to ensure conformance to requirements.

  3. Prepares and reviews engineering specifications, drawings, reports and other documentation that communicate the design and technical aspects of structures and components associated with the seismic category I and II buildings.

  4. Provides technical and advisory assistance to other projects and offices.

  5. Participates in developing and updating company technical standards and practices.

  6. Prepares estimates, schedules, man-hour, manpower, and material forecasts.

  7. Understands and applies sound approaches and standards for solving technical problems in applicable discipline, and leads cross‐functional projects within areas of responsibility.

  8. Performs administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving timecards, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.

  9. Develops technical statements of work.

    1. Evaluates performance, administers coaching, and conducts annual performance reviews.

    2. Develops training materials in areas of subject matter expertise.

    3. Develops team members’ capabilities in support of individual career goals and team objectives.

    4. Interfaces and coordinates with internal and external clients as required for successful project execution.

    5. Performs other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.

Business Acumen: A strategic thinker with good business perspective and an understanding of the company’s business. Able to function comfortably in political interactions. Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks within the organization.

Problem solving: Decisive with good judgment. Identifies and resolves problems in an efficient and effective manner. Gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.

Oral written communication: Strong communication skills, externally and internally. Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information.

Planning organizing: Capable leader; able to establish a vision and align an organization around the vision. Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.

Integrity: Is trusted by peers and subordinates.

Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.

Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations.

Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization, setting expectations and requirements and achieving accountability of supervised personnel. Leads consensus by involving all stakeholders, facilitating their understanding of differences, agreeing on requirements and constraints, and developing the best solution.

Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.


Education: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. A professional engineer license registration and or an advanced degree preferred.

Experience: A minimum of five years progressively responsible engineering experience required. Lead and or supervisory experience preferred.

Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.

Overall Job Knowledge and Performance: In-depth understanding of civil structural engineering concepts, principles, and theories.

Management: Proven track record of managing staff from multiple disciplines and coordinating design interfaces to provide design solutions in a timely manner.

Skills: Strong technical writing skills. Good communication, computer, presentation and interpersonal skills. Exceptional organization skills and ability to manage complex projects with multiple work phases.

Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1 preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.

  • Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.

  • The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Ability to travel nationally and locally using common forms of transportation.

    • Disclaimer: *Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and or skills required of all employees in this classification.