Bernadette Humphrey

Bernadette Humphrey

Nuclear Oversight

Greater Philadelphia Area

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Bernadette Humphrey's Overview

  • Lead Assessor-Nuclear Oversight at PSEG
  • Senior Engineer – Chemist at PSEG Nuclear, Salem Nuclear Power Plant
  • Quality Assurance Auditor at Toledo Edison, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station
  • Chemistry and Health Physics Technician at Toledo Edison
  • Laboratory Supervisor at Ambler Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Bernadette Humphrey's Summary

Professional Experience Summary: Eighteen (18) years of experience working in chemistry and QA/QC.

Additional eight (10) years of experience teaching high school science classes.

Bernadette Humphrey's Experience

Lead Assessor-Nuclear Oversight


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; PEG; Utilities industry

December 2013Present (10 months) hope creek generating station

Senior Engineer – Chemist

PSEG Nuclear, Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; PEG; Utilities industry

May 2011Present (3 years 5 months)

Review and trend Salem Primary and Secondary chemistry data, including analysis and reporting of extracted information, and make recommendations to the Station Chemistry management based on data analysis.
Act as the Secondary chemistry technical expert
Interface with the Chemistry Department personnel to ensure reasons for adverse chemistry trends are fully analyzed and corrected.
Anticipate transient chemistry conditions by providing projections when major plant conditions change or are anticipated to change.
Responsible for Primary and Secondary Chemistry Strategic plan development and action items.
Optimize primary/secondary chemistry controls
Monitor Chemistry and prepare Quarterly Trending Reports.
Provide mentoring to station personnel in the implementation of the secondary chemistry programs.
Support refuel outage planning and implementation of system shutdown and start up in accordance with EPRI guidelines and industry best practices.
Perform self-assessments, including Peer or Management observations, and corrective actions to improve the primary and secondary chemistry performance.
Represent PSEG in industry guideline development and revisions.
Perform 50.59 and SQR reviews

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; PEG; Utilities industry

April 2009May 2011 (2 years 2 months)

Functional Area Assessor for Radiation Protection and Chemistry
Participated as auditor on Chemistry audits
ERO participant

Education Management industry

September 2004January 2008 (3 years 5 months)

Taught high school science, including Physical Science, Conceptual Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Advanced Chemistry to disadvantaged students.

Substitute Teacher

Williams County Board of Education

October 1999June 2004 (4 years 9 months)

Various Schools in Williams County; Substitute certification for high school Biology
and Chemistry.

Quality Assurance Auditor

Toledo Edison, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station

August 1989June 1998 (8 years 11 months)

Certified auditor and surveillance lead for
audits and surveillances at Toledo Edison's Davis Besse Nuclear Power
Station. Ensured compliance with 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, Updated Safety
Analysis Report, Technical Specifications, Nuclear Quality assurance
Manual, plant procedures, federal regulations, engineering
specifications, and associated procedures and instructions as they
apply to nuclear safety related activities, systems, and components.
Directed audit and surveillance team members, auditors and surveillance
specialists, and technical specialists during the conduct of planned
audit/surveillance activities.

Prepared technical audit and surveillance reports for issuance to
Toledo Edison management of the audited organizations. These reports
detail results including any deficiencies and observations made during
the audit/surveillance process, and evaluate the effectiveness of the
activity audited.

Technical lead for audits in the areas of corrective action, chemistry,
health physics, environmental monitoring, and health and safety.
Assisted in Nuclear Fuel, Operations, and Records Management/Document
Control audits and surveillances.

Participated and/or chaired various quality teams (TQM) to identify and
develop process improvements.

Chemistry and Health Physics Technician

Toledo Edison

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ED; Utilities industry

December 1985August 1989 (3 years 9 months)

Chemistry and Health Physics Tester. Assumed the responsibilities for
collecting, preparing, and analyzing radioactive and non-radioactive
samples of various gases, liquids, and solid materials using wet
chemistry methods or analytical instrumentation. Specific duties
included operating and calibrating analytical instrumentation (e.g.,
ion chromatograph, spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, and on-line
instrumentation), statistically trending abnormalities, training
employees, and reporting and responding to abnormal conditions observed
or encountered.

Laboratory Supervisor

Ambler Wastewater Treatment Plant

May 1984November 1985 (1 year 7 months)

Responsible for National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (NPDES) and Department of Environmental Resources
(DER) reporting of laboratory data through pertinent quality control
tests using various methodologies. Other responsibilities included
ensuring compliance with plant superintendent directives and
accountability of all laboratory analysis, apparatus, and chemicals.

Bernadette Humphrey's Skills & Expertise

  1. Power Plants
  2. Engineering Management
  3. Nuclear
  4. Quality Assurance
  5. Engineering
  6. Nuclear Engineering
  7. Power Generation
  8. Quality Control
  9. Process Improvement
  10. Root Cause Analysis
  11. Program Management
  12. Factory
  13. Instrumentation
  14. Chemistry
  15. Environmental Awareness
  16. Reactor
  17. Nuclear Safety
  18. Testing
  19. Analysis
  20. Electric Power
  21. Energy
  22. Steam

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Bernadette Humphrey's Education

Eastern University

Master of Education


Immaculata College

Bachelor of Arts, Biology/Chemistry


Terra Community College

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