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General Electric Nuclear Field Service Technician in Markham, Ontario

Job Description Summary

The Field Service Technician supports maintenance and inspection activities at commercial nuclear power plants. Basic activities include but are not limited to visual and ultrasonic inspection activities (underwater camera handling/exam preparation), reactor maintenance activities (assembly/disassembly), support of rigging and lifting activities, basic mechanical troubleshooting and repair activities, basic electromechanical equipment set up and operations, and under vessel maintenance activities.

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

  • Understand and comply with all aspects of Environmental, Health, and Safety Standards

  • Successfully conduct work in a team environment

  • Read, comprehend, and execute detailed work instructions in accordance with written procedures and management direction.

  • Provide input on work performed

  • Provide recommendations for improvements and problem resolution

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada and the United States.

  • Technicians will be required to pass a drug screen prior to being allowed on customer sites.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to domestic and international customer sites. Extensive travel required during Spring and Fall. Duration of each work assignment is typically two weeks ‐ two months. This job posting is for seasonal work to support the Spring nuclear peak outage season. Some Fall nuclear outage work may be required. Outside of these peak periods this position is not required to support other duties

  • Ability and willingness to pass Fitness for Duty requirements and site security requirements (includes background investigation, drug testing, psychological exam, and access training) to obtain and maintain unescorted access to US and International Nuclear Plant Sites

  • Ability and willingness to work in radiation‐controlled areas and radioactively contaminated areas. Work may require individual to don radiation and environmental protection equipment (plastics or equivalent dress, supplied air breather equipment, fall protection, etc.). Some work may be in high radiation areas and congested work spaces. May require work on systems that are locked out tagged out

  • Ability and willingness to work up to 12 hours a day, 7 days per week, on various shifts when delivering field projects

  • Ability to successfully complete Foreign Material Exclusion (FME) and Cyber Security training

  • Ability to successfully complete skill specific training (80% or higher)

  • Ability to travel to and work in the US with proper authorization

  • Must submit to physical examinations when required for working at a customer site

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to pass respirator fit test and physical

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability and willingness to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Ability and willingness to climb and descend 10 flights of stairs twice per day

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong mechanical/technical aptitude and skills

  • Hands on mechanical/technical experience

  • Proficiency with computers for online training, communications, expense, and time entry

  • Experience performing maintenance and/or inspection at nuclear outages

  • Knowledge of nuclear power plant refueling, maintenance, inspection

  • Knowledge of BWR vessels and components, Nuclear Steam Safety System (NSSS) and Containment Buildings

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to develop team relationships

  • Ability to handle high stress conditions

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Self‐Starter

  • Ability to understand and follow a schedule

Additional Eligibility:

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada and the United States for this opening. This position requires access to and/or use of information subject to control under the United States Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810) and the Export Administration Regulations (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, the applicant must be able to be authorized to access and/or use such information under U.S. Export Control Laws.”

You must have legal authorization to work in Canada and any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. Technicians will be required to pass a drug screen prior to being allowed on customer sites.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No