Mr. Andrew Rahn is a Mechanical Engineer with over twenty-seven years of diverse nuclear start-up and commissioning experience within government and the commercial nuclear industry. He has managed, provided oversight, and mentored within the areas of Startup, Commissioning, Operations, and Maintenance. His commercial nuclear experience also includes managing the production of licensing submittals, oversight of construction work activities, support of engineering analyses, and the completion of testing to meet design commitments and acceptance criteria for nuclear power plants. He has worked with and is familiar with DNSFB, NRC, and DOE requirements and programs both nationally and internationally.
Mr. Rahn is a graduate Western Michigan University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a member of the American Nuclear Society.
Mr. Rahn co-developed and initiated the implementation methodology, for DOE O 425.1D Certification and Verification Plan implementing requirements for line management oversight, to verify contractor readiness. He developed System Commissioning Programs and Test Instructions, for 27 Balance of Nuclear Island (BNI) systems, including safety-related cooling chain and mechanical utilities. He led multiple projects to optimize plant technical specifications using 10 CFR 50.69 risk-informed methodology and the optimizations resulted in, reducing plant risk for critical surveillances, and fulfilled plant safety basis requirements. He authored site commissioning procedures to develop process methodology to ensured compliance with established policies, objectives, regulations, and customer requirements.