Head Area Maintenance Technician

Requisition Number:  13205
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Madison, PA, US, 15663

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

Opportunity Overview:


Head Area Maintenance Technician (HAM) - Contract Role for Spring 2024 Outage


WECTEC Staffing Services is now hiring for nuclear technicians to fulfill fall plant outage assignments in the Spring of 2024!


Head Area Maintenance Technicians provide basic engineering field service support required to install, test, start up and/or maintain nuclear system equipment and/or components. If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity to become part of our Field Services team! 


Training will be held in February 2024 to prepare for the Spring outage season.   



What your day-to-day looks like:


  • Perform service center support functions including but not limited to service equipment maintenance and check out, equipment and facility decontamination, equipment packing and unpacking, shipment preparations, material handling and calibration activities. Review operational and maintenance procedures and drawings in detail.
  • Provide support to product engineering and training by performing activities such as equipment modifications, equipment set up and testing, mock-up preparation, process testing and equipment and process qualifications. Accurately document equipment performance issues during field implementation, and ensure corrective actions are complete prior to next scheduled one.
  • Participate in performance-based training programs to acquire and maintain certifications as well as keep current with technology.
  • Participate in safety training to acquire the skills and knowledge to perform work in hazardous environments and operate safety equipment and systems.
  • Learn, understand, and practice Human Performance Tools, INPO Principals, Industrial Health & Safety, and ALARA principals, specific security requirements, and the importance of observing both Westinghouse and customer license requirements. Participation and contribution of observations in the shop. Acquire, comprehend, and apply Nuclear Culture Safety requirements.
  • Set up, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot field service equipment at customer sites, including but not limited to, cleaning processes, non-destructive examination (NDE) technology, robotic systems, and computer networks.
  • Perform all assigned tasks under general supervision, with a high degree of quality, and within the parameters of qualified procedures and guidelines. Maintain a high level of attention to detail and document all quality related issues.
  • Develop, promote, and exercise team-building skills with peers, supervisors, contactors, customers, and other departments. Demonstrate good customer sensitivity and customer service skills. Develop and maintain a focus on creative problem solving.
  • This position requires extensive travel, maintenance of “Unescorted Access” status, and working with hazardous materials.


What we need to see from you:


  • Post high school degree/certificate or equivalent in experience.
  • 0-3 years related experience with demonstrated evidence of mechanical and/or electronic aptitude and skill (nuclear experience preferred)
  • General knowledge of nuclear power plant operations, maintenance, and inspections
  • Specific knowledge and training in electrical, electronic, or mechanical curriculum as required, as well as knowledge of mathematics.
  • Apprentice in predetermined qualification or certification program


Our Safety Pledge to You:


If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!


Why WECTEC Staffing Services?


Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees’ range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!


Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit www.wectecstaffing.com


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