FieldCore Reactor Services Technician (RST) in Bismarck, North Dakota
Requisition Number 17-1102
Post Date 10/9/2017
Title Reactor Services Technician (RST)
City Various US
Country United States
FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. A GE company, FieldCore will bring together the field services
expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas,
nuclear, and wind power markets.
FieldCore is looking for individuals with mechanical experience/abilities, who are able to meet the physical demands of the job. Skill based training on specialized tooling is provided to those selected prior to the outage assignment. Local to Wilmington, NC
candidates are preferred.
Perform routine maintenance, repairs, and modifications to commercial nuclear power generation plants in the U.S. and in many foreign countries.
Responsibilities include conducting and supporting activities for in-vessel inspections, vessel component modifications, reactor dis-assembly/reassembly, and under vessel maintenance.
This work requires extensive travel to nuclear stations performing mechanical and electrical service activities during outage seasons in the spring and fall.
Reading and comprehending detailed work instructions in accordance with written procedures and management direction.
Will work primarily inside the containment building of a commercial nuclear reactor station.
Work activities are performed in high temperature environments where lifting, carrying, bending, and climbing abilities are required. Some activities require the ability to lift 50lbs above shoulder height.
Tasks include moving nuclear fuel using remote handling equipment, inspecting components with remote sensors, exchanging control rod drives, rigging and transferring reactor components, as well as repairing and refurbishing tools and plant components, whichmay require the use of air impact tools and heavy equipment.
Some work is performed in a very congested and high radiation area requiring the individual to wear radiation and environmental protection equipment (plastics or equivalent dress, supplied air breathing equipment, etc).
Technicians can expect to receive an annual dose of 1 to 3 Rem per year, well within the U.S. legal limit of 5 Rem per year.
Ensuring Nuclear Safety a priority during all aspects of the job.
Perform Safety Observations at each work location.Minimum Experience/Requirements Needed:
Must have strong mechanical/technical skills.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Previous Nuclear Experience highly desired, specifically BWR.
Individual must be proficient with computers for online training, communications, expense and time entry.Other Requirements
Must be able to obtain Unescorted Site Access at a Nuclear Power Plant (includes background investigation, drug testing and psychological exam)
Meet physical requirements of the job
Able to stand, bend & kneel for extended periods of time
Able to lift 50lbs
Able to work heights
Able to work in a confined space/ highly congested work area
Able to wear full body protective clothing
Able to work in radiation control areas
Complete FieldCore Environmental Health and Safety training modules
Successful completion of skill specific training (80% or higher)
Work will be performed at Utility so frequent travel to each assigned plant is required.Other Information:Sites: Various Locations, will be assigned to 1-2 nuclear outages in the Spring 2018 seasonOutage/Assignment Dates: 9-40 days per assignmentNote: Outage dates are tentative and are subject to change based on business/utility needs.Outage assignments are 8-12 hours a day depending on week of the outage. Nuclear Power Plants operate 24 hours a day, therefore technicians may work nights, holidays, and weekends.Training pay $16/HRStarting pay once on assignment $22/HR.$130/DAY Per Diem (Pays for your meals and lodging)Travel expenses: Flight, baggage, rental car and fuel among other expenses are paid for by employer.Work week varies from 40 -72 hours per weekBenefits: Eligibility will be reviewed each year and is based on hours worked (1560 hrs/year - 30 hr/week avg. are eligible)Training opportunities start in December 2017 with assignments in the field staring as early as January 2018