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Tennessee Valley Authority Machinist (PSS) - 513298 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Machinist (PSS) - 513298

Job ID:513298Location:Muscle Shoals, ALRegular/Temporary:


Machinist (PSS) - 513298

Organization: Chief Operating Officer


Location: Muscle Shoals, AL

Posting Open:08/05/2022

Posting Close: 08/11/2022 at 11:59 pm

Salary/Grade - 91,395

These positions will be for Field Machining Department. The ideal candidate will have an extensive knowledge and background in field machining activities and processes. Successful completion of the Annual Spring Bolt test is required.


Repairing of hydraulic turbines; steam turbines; electric and steam driven pumps; locomotive and powerhouse cranes; hoists; conveyors; elevators; steam, diesel and gasoline marine and stationary engines; internal combustion engines; steam electric locomotives; synchronous condensers; mechanical features of large capacity generators; and the operations of general machine shop equipment such as lathes, planers, shapers, milling machines, etc., in connection with those repairs. A majority of this work will be performed at the various power plants, sometimes in isolated locations where it is necessary to utilize special methods and equipment.

Making inspections and checking on the general operative condition of mechanical and hydraulic equipment at various locations.

Will be required to travel to various locations throughout the valley.


This position requires a thorough knowledge of precision machine work and the mechanical and hydraulic characteristics of equipment, both obsolete and modern which is in operations at the various power plants, including the alignment and repairs of turbines and turbine equipment, hoists, governors, and related equipment. The work frequently involves handling and repairing large and expensive items of equipment which requires great care and accuracy.

Employee should have a high school education and must have had several years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of mechanical and hydraulic power plant equipment.

Supervision Received

Will be under the general supervision of the Production Manager, Field Services, and under the direct supervision of a Machinist Foreman, who assigns and checks work during progress and checks completed work for proper performance..

Supervision Over Others

May supervise the work of one or two machinist helpers and occasionally one or more laborers, depending upon the requirements of each particular job.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are requesting to be considered as a preference-eligible veteran as outlined in the application process, you must submit your military documents before the posting closure indicated above. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

1) Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

2) Email documents to [email protected]

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