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Energy Northwest Electrician - Outage - 6972 in Richland, Washington

Job Title

Electrician - Outage

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Energy Northwest

Full/Part Time


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General Summary

This is a temporary position supporting the plant’s biennial refueling outage.

Responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and associated testing devices related to operation of large nuclear generation plants.


  • 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.


Journeyman 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.

Salary Range

This is a bargaining unit position with a fixed hourly rate of $53.35. There is no pay range associated with this position.


Temporary employees hired specifically for the refueling outage may be eligible for medical insurance if their employment duration exceeds 90 days.

Other Compensation

Other available compensation includes various monetary recognition programs, when approved. Additionally, pay in lieu of medical insurance at a rate of $1.50 per hour is provided. If the hired candidate is eligible for medical insurance and chooses to enroll, he/she will be eligible for the company contribution toward medical insurance and will forfeit eligibility for pay in lieu of benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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