Energy Northwest I&C Technician - Outage in Richland, Washington

General Summary

This is a temporary position supporting the plant’s biennial maintenance and refueling outage. The anticipated start dates are april 22nd and April 24th and the anticipated end date is mid-June, 2019.

Responsible for installation, maintenance, repair, and calibration of plant and test instrumentation related to operation of large nuclear generation plants.


  • Perform surveillance tests and calibration of critical and non critical instrumentation (e.g., power range monitoring systems, control rod drive multiplexing systems, pressure instruments, measurement and test equipment, and reactor simulator).

  • Troubleshoot and repair process instrumentation used to monitor and control flow, radiation, temperature, pressure, power level, etc., including both pneumatic and electronic types.

  • Assist in initial system lineup, calibration, pre-operational testing and startup testing of installed systems.

  • Assist assigned supervision in the preparation of tooling and spare parts requirements, computer listing of instrumentation and spares, preparation of instructions, and establishing a preventive maintenance program.

  • Maintain auxiliary instruments and instrumentation systems (e.g., assigned computers, air conditioning controls).

  • Perform other tasks as required.


Journeyman classification requires a minimum of five years experience in instrumentation and controls.

A minimum of two years of this five years experience should be related technical training. A maximum of four years of the five years experience may be fulfilled by related technical or academic training. High school diploma or GED required.


This is a bargaining unit position. Pay rate is $48.49 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

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

On May 11th, the work schedule will change to day and night shifts, but the hours will increase to a 72 hour work week. This will be six-12 hour days with a rotating day off. You will work either 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 posting is open until filled.

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Energy Northwest

Job Title: I&C Technician - Outage

Job ID: 6157