United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

C.R. (Rick) Grantom

Mr. Grantom is the Manager of Risk Management Projects at the South Texas Project Electric Generating Station in Wadsworth, Texas.  Mr. Grantom has been responsible for the development, application, implementation, and overall management of STP’s Risk Management programs, the STP PRA, and the station’s risk and reliability analysis programs. He is currently focused on developing new risk informed approach supporting understanding and resolution of nuclear industry safety issues as well as other strategic risk initiatives. He has over 30 years of nuclear power plant experience, 27 of which are directly related to risk management methods and their application to nuclear power plants.

In the past Mr. Grantom has had direct involvement in the development, approval, and implementation of several key risk informed initiatives at the South Texas Project. These risk informed application areas include:

  • Plant Configuration Risk Management,
  • Exemption from Special Treatment Requirements (Prototype Pilot)
  • Risk Managed Technical Specifications, 4B (Industry Pilot)
  • Owner Controlled Surveillance Frequency Program, 5B

Currently, Mr. Grantom is the technical manager for the industry pilot efforts on the Risk Informed GSI-191.

In addition to his duties at the South Texas Project, he is the Co-Chairman of the ASME/ANS Joint Committee on Nuclear Risk Management, an ex-officio member of the ASME Board on Nuclear Codes and Standard, the Vice-Chair of the Electric Power Research Institute’s Risk and Safety Management Technical Advisory Committee, and the STARS Risk Management Team Leader.

Mr. Grantom holds a B.S. Degree in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Nuclear Engineer in the State of Texas.

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