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Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation Current INPO Accredited Journeyman Mechanic in Burlington, Kansas

JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation – Burlington, KS


The Journeyman Mechanic is or has been an INPO-accredited Mechanic at Wolf Creek or another U.S. Nuclear Plant and will provide leadership, experience, knowledge and skill to perform maintenance, troubleshooting, surveillance, calibrations, repairs, rework, removal/installation, and preventative maintenance throughout the plant. The Journeyman Mechanic will have the knowledge and skill to use various test equipment to perform maintenance, provide feedback on procedure corrections, work instruction, walk downs, job preparation and execution.

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Performance of maintenance activities including troubleshooting, surveillance, calibration, repairs, rework, removal/installation, and preventative maintenance throughout the plant. As progress is made through the training program, participants will assist in "moderately complete" maintenance tasks as assigned requiring application of knowledge and skills. Ensure components and equipment within system are maintained and operated efficiently. All activities will be in accordance with plant procedures and accomplished in a safe and effective manner.

Perform all aspects of assigned work including development, preparation, department interface, performance, and documentation of such work.

Understand and complete pre-task paperwork including parts requisition, tool acquisition, and various permits to ensure the quality of maintenance is maintained. Must be able to lay out work in planned sequence, using drawings, sketches and technical diagrams to complete tasks.

Brief, lead and coordinate work crews to complete work in a safe and efficient manner.

Train and develop personnel in technical knowledge and skills in accordance with station policies and procedures.

Assist in performing administrative duties, including M&TE evaluations, budget input, self-assessments, PIR dispositions, procedure development, correction and validation.

Plan, organize and control assigned programs to oversee that the program meets the intended function.

Perform other related activities such as E-plan, fire watch, confined space, and rigging, as qualified.

Perform corrective action and maintenance, walk downs, and peer evaluations, and job critiques.

Provide verbal and written turnover reports to ensure job continuity and work progress status.Perform duties and responsibilities of an Apprentice Mechanic III.

Ensure shop, office and work areas are clean every day.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervision/management.


This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent and five years relevant experience or an Associate’s degree in a relevant technical field and three years relevant experience or a Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field and two years relevant experience or completion of an accredited Electrical apprenticeship program or have completed the 6 year Navy Nuclear EM program.

Relevant experience is defined as industrial setting/environment working and maintaining components which may include, but not limited to pumps, valves, heat exchangers, diesel engines, etc. Other items may include performing alignments, using cranes/hoists and rigging.

To reach full qualification status, the candidate must complete the WCNOC Training Program. Three years directly related experience and equivalent training and pass the necessary performance test of required skill may be substituted.

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Regulatory Requirements for Journeyman Mechanic:

Regulatory Requirement: Tech Spec 5.3.1 [ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978] (underlined words are defined in referenced ANSI standard). Please contact Licensing prior to deviating from these requirements or if you have questions.

The individuals fulfilling the function of journeyman levelMechanicshallhave three years workingrelevant experience.

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This position requires the successful completion of the MASS test.

Management has the right to require this position to pass and maintain respirator fit and qualification when necessary. This is not an essential job function for this position, but management retains its rights to ensure adequate numbers of respirator qualified personnel to meet station requirements.

This position requires a satisfactory work record including good attendance.


Job: *Electrician/Mechanic

Title: Current INPO Accredited Journeyman Mechanic

Location: null

Requisition ID: NUC0014