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Framatome Welder in Lynchburg, Virginia

What You’ve Accomplished

You have completed a High school diploma or its equivalent. You have worked in a related role for at least 2 years and are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.

Who You Are

Your actions, behaviors, and decisions are made in a manner consistent with our Core Values:

You may have also acquired the following skills:

  • Ability to do code welding, ASME

  • MIG, TIG, Stick and Flux-core welding

  • Ability to work from process sheets, procedures, standards, route cards, CETL, and written and verbal instructions.

    Your Opportunity

    This full-time role is about making an impact on people’s lives and the future of clean energy. You will leverage your skills and experience to be part of an innovative team and make a difference for our customers. As a Welder in Lynchburg, VA, you will be part of the proven team in the Installed Base Business Unit. Your work will include:

  • Receive and maintain identity of released components. Receives, stores, and maintains identity/traceability of weld and weld wire.

  • Devise and set up tooling and fixtures as needed to result in an acceptable product by hand or with material handling equipment.

  • Complies with all plant work rules, regulations and specific instructions.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area and assists in performing maintenance of work area.

  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment and maintains all tooling and equipment in accordance with standard shop practices.

  • As directed, performs shop fabrication tasks and welding processes.

  • Performs maintenance/repair related activities at nuclear sites.

  • Properly handles hazardous materials.

  • May perform other duties as required.

  • Performs rigging and material handling.

  • During lull periods of production, may be directed by management to support other business units and may include travel to nuclear sites.

  • To play an active role in creating a safe and healthy workplace and comply with all applicable safety and health rules).

    This position requires occasional travel. Together we will enable clean, safe, and economical low-carbon energy to meet the global ambition for a better tomorrow.

    Who We Are

    Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. More than 2,000 dedicated U.S. Framatome employees work every day to supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy for our communities and world. As well as supporting new nuclear builds, advancing new technology and advancing nuclear energy in the U.S. and abroad. Like you, we want a brighter future.

    See how the Installed Base Business Unit contributes to this future:

    Discover Lynchburg, Virginia:

    Your Total Rewards Package

    The range of base salary for the position is between $24.00 - $30.77 per hour, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.

    Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:

    Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.

    Positions within Framatome may require access to proprietary information that is subject to U.S. export control regulations. As such, the Company must ensure that any hires for these job openings fully comply with all US regulations. Foreign national applicants that are citizens or residents of countries not included on the Department of Energy’s Generally Authorized Destinations list may not be eligible for immediate need positions. See list here:

    Framatome 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.

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