Project Engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Experienced Mechanical / Nuclear / Environmental Engineer with demonstrated record of achievement in a project management role. Successfully solved difficult problems that required adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.

Design change packages for operating nuclear facilities

Design and design analysis

Creative Engineer specializing in power plant licensing. High interest in sustainability and environmental engineering.

  • Project management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Client relations
  • Regulatory compliance
  • License applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Work History
02/2013 to Present Project Engineer Huitt-Zollars | Irvine, CA, United States
  • Hours per week: 40 Directed and provided technical, cost, and schedule oversight for all engineering activities for design change packages and other engineering deliverables in support of operating plant service for a nuclear utility client.
  • Was the primary client interface on all technical matters associated with those engineering deliverables.
06/2010 to 02/2013 Project Engineer Huitt-Zollars | Phoenix, AZ,
  • Hours per week: 40 Directed and provided technical, budget and schedule oversight for engineering activities in support of the preparation of an Early Site Permit (ESP) Application project and a Combined Construction and Operating License (COL) Permit Application project for new nuclear facilities.
  • Was the primary client interface on all technical matters associated with those ESP and COL applications.
01/2006 to 06/2010 Engineering Supervisor Omni Hotels | New Orleans, LA,
  • Hours per week: 40 Responsible for preparation and oversight of Environmental Report and site-related chapters of the Safety Analysis Report for Early Site Permit Applications and Combined Construction and Operating License Permit Applications for new nuclear facilities in the US.
  • Coordinated the preparation of nuclear-related (normal and accident dose) portions of the Safety Analysis Report.
09/1999 to 01/2006 Assistant Chief Mechanical / Nuclear Engineer Shipt | Redford, MI,
  • Hours per week: 40 Provided technical oversight (through project reviews, technical reviews, and design reviews) for Mechanical / Nuclear / Environmental engineering on Nuclear Power projects to assure technical adequacy as well as regulatory and engineering procedural compliance.
  • Responsible for staffing and resource management in the Mechanical Nuclear/Environmental Discipline.
  • Responsible for staffing of specialist positions in the Discipline.
  • Responsible for development, conduct, and coordination of Mechanical/Nuclear/Environmental department training.
03/1989 to 09/1999 Senior Engineer Planet Pharma | Peapack, NJ,
  • Hours per week: 40 Performed and coordinated the work of other engineers in support of operating nuclear plants, particularly international power plant projects.
  • This work included equipment specification, bid evaluation, feasibility studies, and design change packages.
  • Performed and provided oversight for other engineers in performance of analyses to support nuclear power plant design.
  • Analyses included evaluations of pressure and temperature response in containment and subcompartments for postulated high energy line breaks, combustible gas analysis, heat transfer, and equipment qualification analyses.
08/1984 to 03/1989 Senior Engineer and Product Manager Bechtel Corporation | City, STATE,
  • Hours per week: 40 Responsible for the development and presentation for marketing Bechtel's program for Life Extension / License Renewal beyond the original 40-year licensed period for nuclear plants.
  • Responsible for developing and marketing Bechtel's Computerized Technical Specification System (CTSS).
  • This was a computer program which related the status of components, systems, parameters, and plant procedures to plant operating technical specifications in order to advise plant operators on surveillance, maintenance and operability.
08/1973 to 08/1984 Engineer Bechtel Corporation | City, STATE,
  • Hours per week: 40 Positions of increasing responsibility from co-op student through Nuclear Analysis Group Lead.
  • Responsible for computer program development, coordination and execution of (postulated) post-accident containment and subcompartment analysis for nuclear power plant projects.
  • Analyses included thermal-hydraulic, heat transfer, and hydrogen generation/mitigation analyses in support of nuclear power plant design analysis and equipment qualification.
  • During this period, also conducted the examination and evaluation of decontamination equipment and techniques for GPU Three Mile Island Unit 2 Recovery Project following the TMI accident.
  • Prepared procedures for initial entry and decontamination of the containment.
  • Also conducted system walkdowns in conjunction with NRC I.E.
  • Bulletin 79-14.
  • Inspected safety related and seismic Category I piping and verified as-built / as-analyzed configuration.
  • Also was the responsible engineer for Reactor Coolant System, Residual Heat Removal System, Accumulator Safety Injection System, and Borated Water Storage Tank.
  • This included review of proposed design changes and maintenance of system drawings and system descriptions.
Expected in 05/1982 Master's Degree | Mechanical Engineering University of Maryland College, Park, MD GPA:
GPA: 3.0 Mechanical Engineering
Expected in 05/1977 Bachelor's Degree | Nuclear Engineering North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC GPA:
Nuclear Engineering Magna Cum Laude Cooperative work study program
M. C. Wetzel, A. T. Vieira, and D. C. Claire, "Use of an Integrated Containment and Ultimate Heat Sink (UHS) Response Approach to Evaluate Nuclear Power Plant Modifications," presented at the 3rd International Conference on Containment Design and Operation, October 19 - 21, 1994, Toronto, Canada
budget, client, engineer, engineering activities, Environmental engineering, feasibility studies, marketing, Mechanical, program development, Safety, Specification, staffing
Additional Information
  • Availability: Job Type: Permanent Work Schedule: Full-Time Desired locations: United States
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license - Virginia

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland College
  • North Carolina State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Project Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Assistant Chief Mechanical / Nuclear Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Engineer and Product Manager
  • Engineer


  • Master's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

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