© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Kevin's background and what led him to the nuclear field

  • A deep dive into the process of taking a submarine reactor critical for the first time

  • Primary, secondary, and electrical subsystems

  • Reactor coolant systems and the role of the relief valve

  • Part 21 process to alert others of a defect or issue with a particular part in a production batch

  • Environmental harmony of nuclear compared to fossil fuel production

  • System future-proofing and general practices of preventive maintenance during outages

  • Shift handoffs and operational flow of activity at a nuclear site

  • How operational rigor of nuclear industry is being used to set best practices in other industries

  • The importance of cross-functional input in making operational decision

Kevin Dougherty

Operations Shift Manager, Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant