Entergy Nuclear Plant Operator in Buchanan, New York

Date: Apr 20, 2018

Location: Buchanan, NY, US

Company: Entergy

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

Learn more about our Corporate, Utility, Nuclear, Power Generation, Gas & Transmission businesses here: http://www.entergynewsroom.com/about-us/ .

Primary Location: New York-Buchanan

Job Function :Power Plant

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :UWUA Indian Point 2 and 3-UW2

Number of Openings :8.00

Req ID: 77908

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine tests, incidental maintenance, electrical switching, and other activities necessary to ensure continuity of power generation.

  • Operate all plant auxiliary equipment that is not normally operated from the control room.

  • Perform periodic inspections of all assigned equipment spaces.

  • Assure compliance with all applicable regulations and procedures.

  • Be thoroughly familiar with the conditions and limitations of equipment operation, out of specification indications, logs, and surveillances.

  • Report any abnormal plant or equipment conditions and take appropriate action to mitigate the consequences.

  • Monitor running equipment and systems, collect data on various plant parameters, and perform valve lineups.

  • Perform technical reviews of procedures and other documents.

  • Utilize conservative decision making and human performance tools.

  • Utilize the station’s corrective action programs to address issues and opportunities for improvement.

  • Identifies problems, defects, and failures which degrade plant equipment integrity and reliability.

  • Assists Engineering with test specifications and performance.

  • Perform technical reviews of procedures and other documents.

  • Recommend changes in plant procedures, personnel, operation, and equipment status to maximize plant and personnel efficiency. Use the ECI process as appropriate.

  • Participate in pre- and post-job evolutions.

  • Actively participate in training and personnel development opportunities.

  • Perform routine servicing of equipment including lubrication, wiping of residual oil and ensure fluid leakage is properly contained and managed.

  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization & the Plant Fire Brigade.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Classroom courses in basic algebra and physics.

  • ANSI/ANS Qualifications: Journeyman Level Only

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • High degree of manual dexterity

  • Individuals in training or apprentice positions are not considered operators, technicians or maintenance personnel for purposes of defining qualifications in ANSI/ANS 3.1 section 4 Qualification, but are permitted to perform work for which qualification has been demonstrated.

  • Candidates must meet or exceed ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978

  • ANSI Section 4.5.2 Technicians The standard specifies this as Journeymen Level Personnel.

  • Minimum of 3 years of working experience in their specialty.

  • Minimum of 1 year of the experience should be related technical training.

  • High degree of manual dexterity.

  • Individuals in training or apprentice positions are not considered technicians or maintenance personnel for purposes of defining qualifications in ANSI/ANS 3.1 section 4 Qualification, but are permitted to perform work for which qualification has been demonstrated.

  • High degree of manual dexterity and mature judgement

Company Testing:

  • Must be Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) test recommended

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EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: White Plains

Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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