Arizona Public Service Senior Reactor Operator Trainee in TONOPAH, Arizona
Senior Reactor Operator Trainee
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Date: Feb 15, 2024
Location: TONOPAH, AZ, US, 85354
Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.
Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.
Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.
Training position to prepare a previously licensed operator to sit for the Senior Reactor Operator NRC exam.
High school diploma or GED. Detailed knowledge of nuclear power plant mechanical and electrical systems. Previously qualified as a licensed operator at a nuclear power plant or engineering experience or experience as a shift technical engineer and subject to the requirements of ANSI/ANS 3.1 (1978), paragraph 4.5.1.
Testing requirement: POSS test.
Any PVNGS employee may be called upon to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and will be expected to fulfill their obligation as an ERO member. Any PVNGS employee may be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities. These are a condition of employment at PVNGS.
1) Successfully complete job related training program activities by maintaining passing grades in all subjects.
2) Perform assigned support activities related to plant operations.
3) Operate all major plant equipment under the guidance of a NRC licensed operator.
4) Maintain proficiency and awareness of plant procedures, regulations and system operations.
5) Exercise sound judgment and awareness concerning radiation hazards, and transfer and handling of radioactive material.
6) Implement station tagging and clearance procedure to ensure safe working conditions.
7) Perform other related duties as required which may include qualifying as a Shift Technical Advisor.
Export Compliance / EEO Statement
This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.
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Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.
Tests are only administered to referred candidates. More information about our tests and the testing process can be found HERE. (https://www.aps.com/en/About/Careers/How-to-Apply/Pre-employment-Testing)
A test using a computer with keyboard will be administered.
E-mail will be the method of contact with job applicants for test scheduling. Please be sure to check your e-mail regularly so that you receive scheduling notifications for testing and updated job information.
This position requires work to be performed in the field and/or at the work site, due to the nature of work.