AOV Tester

Requisition Number:  14892

Newport, MI, US, 48166 Jensen Beach, FL, US, 34957 Surry, VA, US, 23883 Mineral, VA, US, 23117 Berwick, PA, US, 18603

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.



AOV Tester

Essential Function of this position may include but is not limited to:

  • Responsible for functional and post maintenance diagnostic testing, corrective and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of air operated valves.
  • Positioning, stroke and thrust outputs such that the air operated valve performance meets prescribed design and vendor specifications for seating, seating force, stroke length and position control.

Job Details/ Essential Job Functions:

  • Review work orders for technical correctness and address any discrepancies.
  • Identify clearance requirements and implement the clearance process per procedure.
  • Perform work tasks as required by work orders and document the steps performed.
  • Review documentation to ensure work order entries are correct and complete.
  • Perform diagnostic testing as dictated by customer requirements.
  • Ensuring employees and co-workers personal safety as well as ensuring no damage to plant equipment.
  • Being able to perform troubleshooting and build repair plans based on that troubleshooting.
  • Implementing First Time Quality.
  • Conducting the above listed functions within the procedural parameters set forth by the customer/contractor.
  • Successful completion of site/contractor general training requirements
  • Documentation of daily field work activity in the work order/log
  • Adhering to work hour requirements
  • Performing work IAW Quality, Radiological, Human Performance and other programmatic norms for nuclear workers.

Assist with other job functions within your capability as requested by your supervision.


Qualifications/ Education/ Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • 5 years' experience in diagnostic testing as well as Air Operated Valve (AOV) and actuator/valve maintenance. Diagnostic testing support includes those duties of an AOV Jr. Tester.
  • Completion of at least two outages as a diagnostic tester
  • Navy Nuclear background with maintenance or equivalent experience and training in Reactor Operations or Maintenance a plus.
  • Pass and maintain Fitness for Duty requirements.
  • Satisfactory performance rating for previous work (based on client and contractor feedback).
  • Ability to pass a practical and written examination as determined by contractor or client which displays mastery of the platform used for diagnostic testing.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools, electrical instruments, diagnostic tools and conduct maintenance IAW OSHA or client requirements for electrical and mechanical safety.
  • Individual demonstrating proficiency in the operation and use of current industry standard diagnostic equipment.

Successful candidate must possess the willingness and ability to complete and pass all pre-employment and employment screening requirements which may include but are not limited to; practical and written skills assessments, computer-based-training, medical, psychological, background and substance abuse screening(s).



EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.


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Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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