Timothy Tovar

Tim Tovar, Manager Plant Operations, joined NuScale Power in 2012. In his current position, he is responsible for Operations and Human Factors Engineering programs including the NuScale Control Room Simulator, procedure development, training and licensing operators.

Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Tovar served as Fleet Outage Manager at FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) for three years responsible for refueling and maintenance outages at Davis-Besse, Perry, and Beaver Valley nuclear plants.

Before joining FENOC, Mr. Tovar worked at Robinson Nuclear Plant for 14 years where he earned his senior reactor operator license and held the positions of Shift Manager, Radiation Protection Manager and Operations Manager.  Mr. Tovar has over 30 years’ experience in the nuclear power industry including seven years of service as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Tovar holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Monday, January 04, 2021