Fuel Handler

Requisition Number:  14899

York, SC, US, 29745

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.


As a Reactor Services Technician you will, design, function, and operation of systems used in handling, storage, cooling, monitoring of nuclear fuel, and auxiliary support systems. 


Education / Training Requirements

  • High School diploma and four years of experience in the discipline being supervised.
  • Meet all applicable requirements to maintain unescorted access
  • Pass initial and annual Radiation Worker Training
  • Evaluate annunciators; valve, pump, and breaker status indicators; and instrument readings as necessary to determine/perform appropriate remedial actions.
  •  Evaluate the ability to manipulate the controls required to obtain desired operating results during normal, abnormal, and emergency conditions. This includes the spent fuel pool cooling system and those auxiliary and emergency systems that could affect the release of radioactive material to the environment.
  • Evaluate radiation monitoring system readings, including alarm conditions, to determine appropriate actions. Such actions may include setting an alarm setpoint to monitor a release or determine appropriate remedial actions for an alarm condition.
  • Evaluate abnormal or emergency conditions to determine if the emergency plan for the facility should be implemented and, if implemented, evaluate performance of duties as required by the emergency plan.


Minimum Skill Requirements and Accountabilities

  • Follow safe work practices
  • Use administrative documents, procedures, data sheets / forms properly
  • Practice Foreign Material Exclusion and housekeeping per station directives
  • Lead or participate in Pre-Job Briefings
  • Defuel
  • Refuel
  • Reassemble Reactor
  • CRDM
  • Fuel Shuffle
  • PM fuel
  • Handling equipment: Camera/Videography installation
  • Lifting and rigging
  • De-tensioning and tensioning of reactor head studs.



EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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