DCPP Shift Control Technician (IBEW) - Diablo Canyon Power Plant (Avila Beach, CA)
Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Requisition ID # 143360
Job Category: Nuclear Generation; Maintenance / Construction /
Operations; Military Veterans
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Generation
Work Type: Onsite
Job Location: Avila Beach; San Luis Obispo
Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) safely and reliably produces
electricity that is environmentally responsible and cost effective
for our customers and shareholders. DCPP's mission is to be the
leading nuclear power plant in the country and to: Inspire and
positively influence the industry through our safe, reliable, and
excellent operational performance. Embrace new ideas to
continuously improve our plant and our work environment.
Proactively learn from ourselves and others. Enrich our communities
and the environment, increasing the public's trust and confidence
in nuclear power.
Diablo Canyon Power Plant's (DCPP) Instrument and Control Section
is responsible for maintenance and repairs of all power plant
alarm, control, indication, and protection instrument channels to
maintain safe and reliable operation of the plant.
This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has
over 100 years of experience representing employees at
This is a shift worker position, employee will be required to work
shift work (different shift schedules).
This position is responsible for testing, calibrating, maintaining,
and installing power plant control, monitoring, computer, alarm and
indicating systems, and their individual components. These will
include digital and analog computer controls, protection systems,
and logging or monitoring systems; automatic boiler light-off and
combustion control systems; temperature, pressure, level and flow
control and indicating systems; radiation measurement and
environmental monitoring equipment and accessories; test and
laboratory equipment. You may also maintain in-plant communication
systems and assist plant engineers in performing and evaluating
To obtain and maintain employment and unescorted access at DCPP,
you must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screen, a security
background check, psychological screen, computer-based training,
and be subject to random drug and alcohol screening.
PG&E is providing the hourly rate range that the company in
good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of
the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the
locality of the job. The actual hourly rate paid to an individual
will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to,
specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience,
market value, geographic location, collective bargaining agreement,
and internal equity. Although we estimate the successful candidate
hired into this role will be placed towards the middle or entry
point of the range, the decision will be made on a case-by-case
basis related to these factors.
Under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement, the
starting hourly rate range for this position is $64.23 to $70.64,
subject to collectively bargained wage increases.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must possess a high school diploma or GED
- Must possess a valid California driver's license or ability to
obtain one on first day of employment
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds a minimum of one time a
- 3 years of instrument and control (I&C) experience including
1 year of I&C training
- Nuclear experience from a commercial power plant or the
- Experience with electrical, electronic, pneumatic equipment
- Experience using measuring and test equipment
- Possess basic tool skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Possess intermediate computer skills (MS Office, SAP) and
- Demonstrated ability to use technical drawings.
- Conduct inspection of controls, components, control devices and
equipment to determine extent of repairs needed and to identify
needed replacement parts; uses gauges, voltmeter, calipers and
trade specific testing tools; uses computerized testing equipment
to test or calibrate electronic components; uses hand tools and
power tools to perform preventative and scheduled maintenance;
performs cleaning, lubricating, and adjusting, references work
order packages, blueprints, schematics and manuals.
- Install, maintain, and repair various types of controls, adjust
and calibrate equipment; perform necessary modifications to
equipment and devices; repair or replace non-operative equipment
and devices; and conduct operational tests on repaired equipment to
ensure quality of the repaired units.
- Record equipment maintenance and repair histories, including all
parts used, identified problems, findings, proposed solutions,
inspection reports; access electronic service/parts manuals and
catalogs; maintain records on equipment, calibration records and
- Receive and orient to job specific instructions, including
reading and interpreting plans, drawings, sketches, blueprints,
notations and work histories; schedule work to meet specified start
and completion dates; prepare list of needed equipment, materials,
tools, parts, supplies and records; and review individual job sites
and work layout.
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