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March 11

​BHI Energy recently made changes to the payment method of per diem for eligible employees.  To assist you in understanding these changes, we have prepared the following answers to some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). If you need further information or have any questions, please call the Payroll Department @ 800-225-0385

1)    If I already have Direct Deposit (DD) will my Per Diem (PD) automatically be deposited ?  YES
2)    Can I still elect to receive a “live” PD check?  PD is a non-taxable earning code on the weekly check.  It is no longer a separate check.  The entire check is paid either DD or live check, based on employee set up.
3)    Is travel expenses and/or travel day PD included as a DD?  For employees recruited out of the Piedmont SC office, travel is part of the weekly check (i.e., would be DD if employee is set up for DD).  For employees recruited out of the Weymouth MA office, travel continues to be a live check.  As we continue to streamline operations, we expect to have a consistent process by year end.
4)    Will cash advances be DDed?  Per Diem advances will continue to be a live check.
5)    Will bonuses/incentives be DDed ?  Bonuses will continue to be a live check.
6)    Can PD be DDed into a different account?  Employees are set up for one direct deposit account.  The entire check is DD into the one account in the employee record.  To ensure operational efficiency and reduced account maintenance and minimal direct deposit rejects, the limit is one account for DD.
7)    How will it appear on my stub?  The Per Diem is a separate non-taxable line item on the check.  The earning code (PD1) shows as a separate line on the check.  The number of days per diem, the per diem rate, and total amount shows on the check stub.
8)    Will my W-2 be any different?  The Per Diem will not show on the W2 earnings, as per diem is not taxable wages.
9)    Can I opt out of DD?  To delete DD, please email requesting to cancel DD.  Please include name and last 4 digits of SSN.

June 18
Sequoyah Fall 2018 Outage


 Thank you for choosing Sequoyah as one of your Fall outages

Outage Start Date 11/3/2018
Staffing Date-  Please call Tricia 800-225-0385 ext 1268 for your report date.
Bellefonte In-Processing Facility.
Address: 29199 Highway 72
Hollywood AL 35752
Look for the Bellefonte site access road, the In-processing facility is immediatly off Route 72.
Please allow 5-6 days of training at Bellefonte  
Duration - 
Work Schedule - 6/12s nights and days
For confirmation contact the BHI Energy home office at 1-800-225-0385 Ext. 1268 for Tricia.
Bring two valid forms of ID to site with you and make sure they are not expired. One must be a picture ID issued by either a U.S. State or Federal authority (Drivers license, Passport etc.). The other should be your Social security card.
Call the BHI Energy site coordinator before 0700 if you are delayed and will be late for in-processing. Annette Munns  512-417-8463
Site Address: Tennessee Valley Authority
Sequoyah Nuclear Power Station
Sequoyah Access Road
Soddy Daisy, TN 37379



June 14
Long Term Assignment Living Expense Certification

​Assignments lasting longer than 90 days at a TVA site are subject to a certification process to establish eligibility to recieve Long Term Assignment Living Expense (LTLE). This only applies to individuals recieving non-local pay and per diem. Long Term Assignment Living Expense is equivalent to $70 per day. To demonstrate eligibility for LTLE, employees must complete a TVA certification form and provide supporting documentation such as current mortgage statements, tax records, utility bills, deeds, rental agreements, proof of payment, etc. This applies to all assignments that are scheduled to last > 90 days. BNI will notify all affected employees in advance of the certification due date to begin the process. Failure to submit the reqired documentation or successfully complete the process will result in termination of all LTLE and recovery of any uneligible expenses paid.

June 14
Directions to the Sequoyah Training Center:

Directions to Training Center

June 14
Directions to Sequoyah Nuclear Plant

Directions to Plant

June 14
Hotels, Motels and Campgrounds

Home Town Inn Soddy-Daisy

222 Sequoyah Access Rd, Soddy-Daisy, TN
(423) 332-7755
Holiday Inn Express Dayton
2650 Rhea County Highway, Dayton, TN
(423) 570-0495

Delta Queen Hotel

100 River Street, Chattanooga, TN
(423) 468-4500
HomeAway Extended Stay Studios
1949 Northpoint Boulevard, Hixson, TN
(423) 643-4663
Hixson Hotel Of Chattanooga
4833 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN
(423) 877-8388
Super 8 Chattanooga Ooltewah
8934 Lee Highway, Ooltewah, TN
(423) 238-5951
 Scottish Inn and Suites
3914 Rhea County Highway, Dayton, TN 37321

Intown Suites Chattanooga Lee Hwy

5730 Lee Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Phone: (423) 893-0777
Campers and RV Parks
Sequoyah RV Park (The Closest campground)
Contact Carolyn Eslinger for information @
Possum Creek RV Park & Campground
1845 Lee Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN
(423) 332-8468
Misty Harbor Marina
1853 Clift Eldridge Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN
(423) 595-1388
Harrison Bay State Park
Harrison, Tennessee
(423) 344-6214 
 Camping World RV Sales
6728 Ringgold Road, Chattanooga, TN
(423) 892-8275 ()
The link to the document below has more listings for places to stay... Hope it helps.

 Accomodations Sequoyah.pdfAccomodations Sequoyah.pdf