AREVA CVCC Tech in Lynchburg, Virginia

Please note that this requisition will be active until December 2017. If you apply for this requisition, your application will be valid on this requisition until the requisition closes in December 2017.

Looking for an exciting opportunity in the nuclear industry? "Energize" your future with AREVA!

AREVA is seeking candidates interested in the CVCC Tech program.


AREVA in North America (AREVA Inc.) combines U.S. and Canadian leadership to supply high added-value products and services to support the operation of the commercial nuclear fleet. Globally, AREVA is present throughout the entire nuclear cycle, from uranium mining to used fuel recycling, including nuclear reactor design and operating services. AREVA is recognized by utilities around the world for its expertise, its skills in cutting-edge technologies and its dedication to the highest level of safety.

AREVA Inc.’s employees are helping build tomorrow’s energy model: supplying ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. Visit us at or follow us on Twitter: @AREVAus .

Participants in the CVCC Tech I program may be utilized by a number of different AREVA organizations including Outage & non-destructive exam services, component replacement & repair, steam generator services, and pump & motor services.


As a part of the CVCC Tech program with AREVA, you will be deployed to nuclear sites around the country during outage season in support of various Nuclear Services product lines. During non-outage season, you will attend classes at Central VA Community College as a student in the Associates of Nuclear Support Technologies degree program. You will attend classes at CVCC as well as attend various AREVA training classes . Working under immediate supervision in a team-based environment, you will rely on instruction and pre-established procedures or guidelines to perform your job

The position requires a mature, safety conscious individual who is willing to work in a radiological controlled environment, wearing anti-contamination suits in confined spaces and hot temperatures for10 - 12 hour shifts, six days a week for weeks at a time at each site. Youmust be able to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop, and remain standing for long periods of time. You must also be familiar with the company's safety and health policy and program.Travel at least 75%of the time can be expected. While most outage work is planned well in advance, emergent customer issues may require deployment to nuclear plant sites with little or no advance notice. You must be eighteen (18) years of age to qualify for this position and you must be able to work effectively in team-based environments.

This position is primarily targeted towards current residents of the Central Virginia region. Candidates from outside of Central Virginia will be considered, however relocation will not be provided. Candidates are responsible for their own housing and transportation in Lynchburg during classes, training or other work related activities. The starting salary for this position is anon-negotiable rate of $12.65 an hour. While deployed to plant sites, expenses will be covered by AREVA's normal business/travel policies.

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for routine installation, repair, preventative maintenance and testing of tools and equipment at customer sites. Follow blueprints and instructions utilizing knowledge of specific tools, equipment and components. May be required to work around radioactive and/or corrosive chemicals and to wear appropriate protective equipment.

*All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for the CVCC Tech I opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position. *

  • Must successfully pass a background investigation including criminal/traffic records, fair credit reporting, previous education and employment records

  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and participate in routine random drug screenings while employed

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Willingness and ability to travel at least 75% of the time

  • Must be willing to work 10 - 12 hour shifts, six days a week for weeks at a time at each site

  • Although most outage work is planned in advance, you must be willing to be deployed to nuclear plant sites with little or no advanced notice.

  • Basic knowledge of commonly used equipment, practices, procedures and concepts in a particular field.

  • Basic written/verbal skills: ability to effectively communicate with staff, management, vendors and customers.

  • Ability to comprehend instructions, policies, procedures and guidelines, required to perform assigned tasks.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop, and remain standing for long periods of time

  • Must be willing to work in confined spaces and hot temperatures

  • Must successfully complete Math and English placement test arranged by AREVA through CVCC

  • Must have reliable transportation

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Must be able to read, understand and follow standard work procedures without deviation

  • Must maintain a "C" average (2.5 GPA) or better for college coursework and be eligible for acceptance into Central Virginia Community College

  • Must include a resume

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • Candidates not yet having a college degree are preferred

  • Self motivated and able to take on new challenges

  • Ability to learn quickly and to apply new skills in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to demonstrate a "can-do" attitude and a willingness to exceed customer expectations

  • Since all of the open positions will be assigned to different groups within the Nuclear Services Business Unit, some groups may require additional skills and competencies. Different groups within Nuclear Services may be looking for candidates who possess some or all of the following skill sets: *

  • Proficiency in high school Algebra

  • Proficiency with 3-D modeling systems

  • General mechanical experience (i.e. experience working on cars, experience with machining, etc.)

  • Welding experience

  • Military experience


At least 75% of the time.

AREVA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Title: CVCC Tech

Location: NORTH AMERICA-Virginia-Lynchburg - MRR

Requisition ID: SER01074