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Duke Energy Nuclear Instrument and Electrical Technician I or Nuclear Instrument and Electrical Technician II - Catawba Nuclear Station in York, South Carolina

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Anticipated Start Date - Q4 2024

“Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful applicant, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy”.

Job Description – Nuclear I&E Technician I or II


Nuclear I&E Technicians perform all types of instrumentation/ electrical activities by calibrating, assembling, disassembling, maintaining, and repairing nuclear power plant equipment. This role also performs preventive and corrective maintenance for plant equipment in order to maintain optimum levels of equipment reliability.

Basic Qualifications

Nuclear I & E Technician I

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED)

  • Nuclear I & E Technician II

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (e.g., GED)

  • One and one-half (1½) years of directly related experience

​Desired Qualifications

  • Two (2) years’ work experience dealing directly with instrumentation/electrical related activities.

  • Basic mechanical aptitude, or background

  • Two-year technical school degree, or equivalent experience or training (e.g. military)

  • Demonstrated proficiency utilizing advanced computer skills

  • Demonstrated experience with, and support of, following safety processes administrative procedures and

  • technical procedures

  • Proven instrumentation/ electrical aptitude.

  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively

  • with a wide range of customers in all levels of an organization

  • Demonstrated effective analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Ability to deliver superior results within allocated time through effective prioritization, scheduling, planning

  • and execution of assigned work

  • Demonstrated the ability to work as part of a team, be a self-starter, exercise flexibility, and take personal

  • responsibility for assigned accountabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing processes, regulations, responsibilities, and work environments

Specific Requirements

  • This role requires the use of weight rated equipment, with max ratings ranging from 275lbs to 325lbs, in

  • order to meet the essential functions of the job.

  • Ability to successfully pass the Power Plant Maintenance Positions Selection System (MASS) test

  • Ability to successfully pass basic Maintenance Training

  • Ability to gain and maintain nuclear access

  • Respirator Clearance/SCBA

  • Mandatory hearing protection program

  • Nuclear Pre-Access Drug Screen

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Working Conditions

  • Normal working hours are variable (could be 4 -10's, 5 - 8's or rotating 12-hour shifts, etc.)

  • Rotating shift work may be required

  • Overtime work is required as well as periodic night shift work

  • Periodic callouts to support station needs

  • Weekend and Holiday work is required

  • Continuous training and successful testing is required

  • 25%-50% travel required to other Duke Energy sites

  • Working in extreme temperatures (hot/cold)

  • Climbing and working at elevated heights

  • Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties are required when minimum requirements are met

  • Residency Requirement: The position has a residency requirement within 60 minutes from your residence

  • to your headquarters in order to respond to emergency situations

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) Yes

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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