Reactor Services Technician

Madison, Pennsylvania
04 Oct 2016
26 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   22089BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we're proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers' success.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Reactor Services Technician in our Field Services Resources Group based in Madison, PA.

In this position, a Reactor Services Technician can expect to be responsible for the following:

Equipment Maintenance:
  • Deploy to support refueling outages at customer power plants.
  • Act in the capacity of a resource lead to support project preparation for field deployment.
  • Perform service center support functions including but not limited to service refueling and fuel services equipment maintenance and check out, equipment and facility decontamination, equipment packing and unpacking, shipment preparations, material handling and calibration activities.
  • Review operational and maintenance procedures and drawings in detail.
  • Provide support to product engineering and training by performing activities such as equipment modifications, equipment set up and testing, mock-up preparation, process testing and equipment and process qualifications.
  • Accurately document equipment performance issues during field implementation, and ensure
corrective actions are complete prior to next scheduled one.
  • Participate in performance-based training programs to acquire and maintain certifications as well as keep current with Technology.
  • Participate in safety training to acquire the skills and knowledge to perform work in hazardous environments and operate safety equipment and systems.
  • Learn, understand and practice Human Performance Tools, INPO Principals, Industrial Health & Safety, and ALARA principals, specific security requirements, and the importance of observing both Westinghouse and customer license requirements.
  • Participation and contribution of observations in the shop.
  • Acquire, comprehend and apply Nuclear Culture Safety requirements.
Field Operations:
  • Set up, operate, maintain and troubleshoot Refueling and Fuel Services field service equipment at customer sites, including but not limited to, cleaning processes, non-destructive examination (NDE) technology, robotic systems and computer networks.
  • Perform all assigned tasks under general supervision, with a high degree of quality, and within the parameters of qualified procedures and guidelines. Maintain a high level of attention to detail, and document all quality related issues.
  • Develop, promote and exercise team-building skills with peers, supervisors, contactors, customers and other departments.
  • Demonstrate good customer sensitivity and customer service skills.
  • Develop and maintain a focus on creative problem solving.
  • This position requires extensive travel, maintenance of "Unescorted Access" status, and working with hazardous materials.
  • Ability to travel to in US and overseas up to 70%
  • Demonstrate the skills and ability to perform assigned job tasks independently.
  • Supervise assigned projects and small teams with predetermined goals, demonstrating
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.

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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • Nothing less than a HAM (Head Area Maintenance) certification will be considered.   TSO/ UE (Transfer System Operator/ Upender Operator), SFT/ SFH (Spent Fuel Tool Operator), or MCO (Manipulator Crane Operator) are preferred.
Education (mandatory):
  • High school graduate or the recognized equivalent.
Experience (preferred):
  • 3-7 years related experience as refueling or fuel services technician with demonstrated evidence of mechanical and/or electronic aptitude and skill.
  • General knowledge of nuclear power plant operations, maintenance, and inspections.
  • Specific knowledge and training in electrical, electronic, or mechanical curriculum as required, as well as knowledge of mathematics.
  • Practitioner in a predetermined qualification or certification program.
  • Valid US driver license.
Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation.

Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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