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Energy Northwest Electrician - Outage - 6172 in Richland, Washington

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Electrician - Outage

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Energy Northwest

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General Summary

This is a temporary position supporting the plant’s biennial maintenance and refueling outage. These positions have anticipated start dates of April 15th and April 24th. The anticipated end date will be mid-June, 2019.Responsible for installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment and associated testing devices related to operation of large nuclear generation plants.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES• Independently perform electrical maintenance; troubleshoot and repair failures associated with electrical switchgear, rotating machinery, relays, controls, power plant meters, and associated wiring used to control operation of installed motor-driven pumps, valves, cranes, elevators, etc.• Perform surveillance tests on critical emergency power systems, both battery and diesel generated.• Perform preventive maintenance (PM) on installed electrical equipment.• Perform installation work on modifications assigned to plant forces.• Perform other tasks as required.REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCEJourneyman classification requires four years of applicable electrical maintenance experience achieved through successful completion of a four-year apprenticeship program;OR two-year trade school or the equivalent such as military training;OR an Associate’s degree in the electrical field from an accredited college or university, plus two years of related experience. A high school diploma or GED is required.Experience shall be in maintenance of industrial electrical switchgear, relays, controls, motors, generators, etc.Must be able to provide documentation of apprenticeship, trade school, experience, and training.Electricians will normally be required to do extensive climbing of steps, ladders and moderate lifting.


This is a bargaining unit position. The pay rate is $46.27 per hour and $1.50 per hour for pay in lieu of benefits.


At first the work schedule will be four-10 hour days, Monday-Thursday

May 6th, the work schedule will change to day and night shifts, 50 hour work week. This will be five-10 hour days.

May 11th, the work schedule will continue as a day and night shifts, but hours will increase to 72 hour work week. This will be six-12 hour days with a rotating day off. You will work either work 6am - 6 pm or 6pm - 6am. All hours worked over 40 hours per work week will be paid as overtime.

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This position is open until filled.