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Instrument & Control Techn-Jr - Instrument & Control Techn-Sr.

Company: American Electric Power
Location: Lacota
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

*PLEASE NOTE: This position is posted in a range and level will be determined by education and experience.*

Position Summary:

Entry Level. Perform routine technical work of a skilled nature involving electronic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic systems associated with balance of plant and reactor support equipment, to aid in the successful operation and performance of plant equipment. Assist in the calibration, surveillance testing, troubleshooting and repair of reactor protection and control instrumentation systems.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:

  • Assist in performing inspections, testing, troubleshooting, repair and calibration of electronic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic process instrumentation systems, microprocessor controlled radiation monitoring systems, electronic nuclear instrumentation systems.
  • Assist in testing and calibrating / repairing the following: pneumatic and electronic transmitters, indicators, converters, switches, PA and telephone communication systems, heat trace circuits, trace control units, alarm modules, electronic and pneumatic controllers, microprocessor based recorders, control relays.
  • Help to analyze, test, and repair solid state reactor protection system, rod control system, and rod position indicator system.
  • Assist in Installing design changes on electronic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic instrumentation equipment involving wiring modifications, cable testing, wire terminations, print changes, and installation of piping, tubing and fittings.
  • Assist engineers and vendor technical representatives in data collection, troubleshooting, repairing, adjusting and testing of specialized complex equipment and systems.
  • Report errors, damaged, broken or out of specification equipment and any other abnormal conditions.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR I&C TECH, JR:

Education requirements are listed below:
  • Associate degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent education and experience.
Work Experience requirement listed below:
  • Two years experience in Instrumentation and Controls or related field.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR I&C TECH: 

Education requirements are listed below:
  • Associate degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent education and experience.
Work Experience requirement listed below:
  • Two years experience as Junior I&C Tech at a Nuclear facility. Complete portion of the I&C Training required for Technicians.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR I&C TECH, SR.:

Education:
  • Associate degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent education and experience.
Experience:
  • Complete required training for Senior technicians. Two years experience as an I & C Tech at a Nuclear facility. A total of four years is required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (FOR ALL LEVELS):
  • Physical demand level is Medium
  • Successful completion of the Plant Technician Selection System (TECH) test is required for this position. A review of Employment Testing Information, Test-Taking tips, and the TECH Practice Test may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at AEP.com/Careers by selecting Employment testing. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of electronics, electrical, mechanical and physics relative to nuclear instrumentation, be able to read, interpret and work from diagrams / schematics.
  • Assist in reviewing new and revised procedures for accuracy and performability.
  • Train other personnel.
  • Changes to these minimum requirements require review of ANSI N18.1-1971 or current governing document if revised AND Department/Section Manager concurrence.
Physical Demands:
  • Performance of duties may involve work in hazardous areas and possible radiation exposure within the limits prescribed by the NRC.
  • Work location will include a plant environment which may include exposure to: heat, cold, and noise.
  • Work location will include outdoors, and therefore subject to weather conditions. It is understood that in the performance of most nuclear generating plant duties there will be associated radiation exposure within the limits prescribed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Keywords: American Electric Power, Kalamazoo , Instrument & Control Techn-Jr - Instrument & Control Techn-Sr., Other , Lacota, Michigan

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