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ORIENTATION Service Technician - Entry Level Plant Labor

LaPorte, TX 77571

Posted: 08/11/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 367 Pay Rate: 16.00

Job Description

Position Summary:

Service Technicians are responsible for efficiently removing deposits from power plant condensers and heat exchangers to restore, improve, and maintain their optimal operating performance service. Service Technicians need to have the ability to mobilize at short notice to travel and perform work in primarily nuclear and/or fossil power plants.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Manually clean condenser and heat exchange tubes by use of a water pump system with assorted tube cleaners.
  • Read a pressure gauge to identify drop and/or rise in pressure from water pump system.
  • Frequently lift, transport, assemble/reassemble, carry, or otherwise move and position equipment weighing up to 75 lbs. when loading/unloading vehicle and setting up to and from job site.
  • Inventory trailers ensuring job ready status after each job.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all service equipment.
  • Set up all support equipment as needed (i.e., generator, and compressor).
  • Adhere to Employee's Responsibilities section in the company Policies & Procedures Manual.

  • Knowledge of basic hand tools.
  • Travel nationwide at a moment’s notice.
  • Ability to work independently & in a team environment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment on the job site

  • Oral Comprehension & Expression - The ability to communicate, listen, and understand information and direction through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension & Expression - The ability to read, write, and understand information and ideas.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand.
  • Reasoning - The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction and the ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Experience & Education:
  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate).
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent lifting or moving of materials up to 75 pounds.
  • Labor intense; crouching, kneeling, crawling, climbing, balancing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, twisting, squatting, driving, sitting, or standing (particularly for long periods of time).
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, work high off the ground, ability to climb scaffolding.
  • Primarily perform work in nuclear, chemical & fossil fuel plants under extremely hot, cold, wet conditions and/or noisy areas.
  • The ability to travel for lengthy periods of time (via airplane or by vehicle).
  • Physically submit to periodic drug, background, and clearance screenings (employment is contingent upon favorable results).

Days: On Call Schedule
Hours: As scheduled after completion of orientation

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Lorrie Tregre

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