American Electric Power Maintenance Mechanic-C in Bridgman, Michigan

Title Maintenance Mechanic-C

Auto req ID 16603BR

Location Bridgman, MI

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Nuclear

Relocation No

Job Description Responsible for providing assistance for mechanical maintenance of plant equipment and facilities while concurrently participating in any prescribed training and/or qualifications identified as prerequisites for advancement to the position of Maintenance Mechanic B. This is an entry level position.

  • Utilize a working knowledge of hand tools and portable power tools and their correct usage in order to maintain plant equipment. Utilizing a working knowledge of basic measuring tools such as rules, scales, straight edges, dividers, squares and protractors, layout simple figures on flat surfaces.

  • Calculate areas, volumes, weights, etc. utilizing basic mathematical concepts.

  • Comprehend moderately complex written material such as procedures, instructions, technical manuals, etc. Assist employees of a higher classification.

  • Prepare and maintain records as required. This will include the accurate completion of job orders and writing new ones using the NPM system.

  • Obtain clearance permits and determine that the equipment to be worked on has been properly cleared and tagged (upon completion of the appropriate training).

  • Assist engineers and others with root cause determination of equipment/component failures.

Minimum Requirements

Education: High School diploma or GED.

Experience: Must have at least 5 years' experience where the incumbent worked successfully in the maintenance field and has a basic understanding of mechanical concepts or equivalent Nuclear Navy experience.

Education, experience, licensing & certification requirements of this position conform to ANSI N18.1 - 1971and ANSI/ANS-3.1-1993.

Additional Information:

REQUIREMENTS OTHER: These are additional expectations for the job and could include specific work experience, license / certifications, preemployment testing, expectations about travel, shift work, etc.

  1. Successful completion of the Plant Maintenance Selection System (MASS) test is required for this position. A review of Employment Testing Information, Test-Taking Tips, and the MASS Practice Test may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at Careers by selecting Employment testing.

  2. Interpret simple blueprints, diagrams, drawings, flowprints, etc.

  3. Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned.

  4. Perform any tasks for which qualified via prescribed training and/or qualification programs.

  5. Adhere to all radiological control work practices within the assigned area of responsibility and contamination control program requirements. Identify and correct improper contamination practices as they occur.

  6. Perform all duties and work with other employees in a safe manner, in compliance with all appropriate Company safety policies and rules.

  7. Support and participate in Emergency Plan activities as assigned, in accordance with the procedures and policies applicable for the assigned role.

  8. Work with or in the vicinity of hazardous materials.

  9. Undertake other responsibilities as may be assigned by proper authority.

  10. A physical abilities assessment is also required for this position.


1) Performance of duties will involve work in hazardous areas and possible radiation exposure within the limits prescribed by the NRC.

2) Work location will include a plant environment which may include exposure to: heat, cold, and noise.

3) Work location will include outdoors, and therefore subject to weather conditions.

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