Refuel Equip. Field Service Technician

Shoreview, Minnesota
19 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23385BR

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 Refuel/ Equipment Field Service Technician in our Operating Plant organization with the position being located in Shoreview, WI. 
In this position, a Refuel/ Equipment Field Service Technician can expect to be responsible for the following:
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to supporting refueling equipment and outage critical cranes at nuclear power plants.
  • Complete pre-operational maintenance on refueling equipment and outage critical cranes, monitor equipment operation during the fuel move cycle.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment failures.
  • Complete and file a project log, along with writing a report for customers at the end of jobs.
  • Follow-up with the customer on open issues to ensure closure prior to the next outage.
  • Assist with the installation of new refueling equipment, outage critical cranes, and crane platform control systems.
  • Duties would include mechanical assembly, drilling and taping, motors and gearbox mounting, sheaves, reels and other mechanical components.
  • Duties also include electrical assembly, cable routing, cabinet wiring and other general wiring.
  • The ability to use basic hand tools is critical.
  • Experience with PLC troubleshooting and PLC programming preferred.
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Desire an individual with hands-on experience troubleshooting and programming GE Fanuc 90-30 PLC's who are also familiar with Proficy software platform.
  • Minimum of 2 years 'hands-on' experience in electro-mechanical and/or electronic maintenance, repair and system troubleshooting.
  • Ability to read schematics, technical drawings and manuals to isolate faults and repair equipment.
  • Specific knowledge and training in Electrical/Electronic and electro-mechanical maintenance and repairs.
  • Comfortable troubleshooting electronics to the card and component level to include replacing components. 
  • Precision soldering experience is highly desired.
  • Must be computer literate and be able to use Microsoft Windows and Office (Word and Excel).
  • Must be able to obtain nuclear site/DOE clearance.
  • Have or be able to get a PASSPORT for international travel.
  • Ability to work well with teams during outages and repairs where long hours and adherence to guidelines and SOP's are required and strictly enforced.
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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