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Operations Technician (Closed)

Date Posted: 6/24/2020

Job #1575061
Piketon, Ohio

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *  

The Operations Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient startup, testing, and operation of the advanced technology uranium enrichment HALEU Demonstration Cascade and associated ancillary equipment (mechanical and electrical). Will also be responsible for centrifuge assembly, transport, installation, integrated system testing, start-up, operation, and repair.  The Operations Technician reports to the Operations Shift Supervisor. The incumbent adheres to plant policies, rules, and regulations to ensure a safe work place and to remain compliant with procedures from operations, environmental, safety, quality assurance, security and other groups. Instructs or mentors other operations technicians/associate technicians.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
• Work with cross functional teams to plan equipment testing requirements, develop operating procedures, training modules and routine operation inspections 
• Assist with equipment turnover from construction and perform installation, startup and functional acceptance testing 
• Monitor, adjust, and control equipment, mobile equipment, systems, structures and components ensuring proper operation and record data on approved round sheets and forms in accordance with approved operating procedures 
• Adjust equipment settings manually and through computer control, start-up, shut down and validate performance in accordance with approved procedures or test plans 
• Respond to equipment status alarms with approved Alarm Response procedures under normal, off­normal and emergency response conditions 
• Maintain narrative log of shift activities and operational evolutions 
• Use equipment and instruments to monitor personnel and work areas for potential radiological, chemical, and physical hazards 
• May perform and/or assist with a variety of maintenance activities to support system and facility start up, performance testing, select repair, and operation 
• Perform walk-through inspections of assigned areas; document and provide resolution for identified deficiencies 


Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Associate of Science Degree in Engineering/Physical Sciences or successful completion of the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program or equivalent technical experience with High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
• Within the past eight (8) years, must have three (3) years of plant operator experience in the chemical, nuclear, power generation, and critical infrastructure industries, or similar military experience
Other Requirements:
• Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” level security clearance
• Must be able to travel for training and development as requested by management
• Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule and meet physical demands of the position
• Must be able to work overtime as required
• Must be able to complete Qualification Standards and Job Specific Training Program
• Must be able to work in Personal Protective Equipment as required by Health Physics/Safety requirements, i.e. respirator, anti-Cs, or electrical safety gear