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Tennessee Valley Authority Maintenance Specialist (NUC) Mechanical - 514617 in SODDY DAISY, Tennessee

Maintenance Specialist (NUC) Mechanical - 514617

Job ID:514617Location:SODDY DAISY, TNRegular/Temporary:


Maintenance Specialist (NUC) Mechanical - 514617

Organization: Nuclear

Department: Planning

Location: Sequoyah Nuclear Plant

Relocation: Relocation will not be offered

Posting Open: 03/16/2023

Posting Close: 03/26/2023 at 11:59pmEST


Job Summary:

Assumes responsibility for significant work components within large projects. Writes/reviews maintenance and modification work orders. Provides technical support to craft personnel. Determines required resources, investigates equipment to be worked on, both in the field and on paper, and reviews drawings, vendor manuals and procedures. Coordinates scope and detail of work assignments, including safety concerns, clearances, plant instructions, required parts, and necessary limitations in order to ensure smooth flow of job activities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May supervise, coordinate, and review the work of other specialists and craft.

Supervision Received:

Independently performs most assignments with minimal guidance. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems.

Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific):

Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific). Prepares work instructions to repair, perform preventive maintenance, or perform modifications to plant equipment based on technical understanding and engineering principles. Knowledge of Technical Specifications, requirements and ability to specify testing requirements for return to operability after repairs are made. Ability to effectively plan and coordinate the work of others. Knowledge of scientific and engineering principles and the ability to apply them to complex tasks. Ability to read and understand drawings. Ability to convey technical information effectively, both written and orally. Knowledge of root cause of analysis techniques.

Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard):

Associate’s degree or equivalent or high school diploma with practical experience in maintenance craft, planning, or other technical areas.

Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable. Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability. Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by TVAN procedures during peak periods. Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.

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).

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