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Electronics Technician III in Lake Bluff, IL at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job ID: 28836BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electronica Technician III in out lake Bluff facility

Provide the management of field electrical services at remote sites, utilizing high technology services in a manner reflecting PCI’s commitment to the highest levels of safety and quality. This position serves as a lead role in the performance and coordination of daily activities.

Perform work of equal or lower skill level as required.

1. Perform technical / service lead and shift supervisor activities, including but not limited to project supervision and planning / scheduling, customer orientation and conflict resolution.
2. Act as subject matter expert (SME) to develop training plans, lesson plans, and oversee program implementation.
3. Supervise, lead set up, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot field electrical services and equipment at customer sites. Serve as technical advisor as required.
4. Ensure personal and team practice and understanding of ALARA principles and a “Safety First” attitude as an integral part of all activities. Demonstrate and promote good house keeping practices in work areas.
5. Provide support to engineering and training by performing activities such as equipment modifications, equipment setup and testing, mock-up preparation, process testing, and equipment and process qualifications. Accurately document equipment performance issues during field implementation, recommend options to the responsible system engineer, and ensure corrective actions are complete prior to next scheduled use.
6. Provide documented feedback to engineering and internal customers regarding design documentation errors as well as recommended changes.
7. Via training or demonstration of existing skills, operate machine tools, electrical test equipment, welding equipment, and measuring devices in the fabrication, troubleshooting, repair, calibration, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and management skills to the level of proficiency required in the Electronics Technician Levels 1, 2 & 3 Criteria of Certification.
8. Read and interrupt mechanical and or electrical schematics, drawings and blueprints. Record data in required form.
9. Develop, exercise and promote team building skills with peers, superiors, contractors, customers, and other departments.
10. Demonstrate good customer service sensitivity and customer service skills.
11. Develop and maintain a focus on creative problem solving.
12. Assist in all areas of project when need arises.
13. Develop and deliver performance feedback on personnel to management for specific projects or work assignments.
14. Develop and assist in monitoring and managing the budget relative to the electrical area.

This position requires extensive travel (80%-90%) and working with and around hazardous materials. This position is subject to the requirements of PCI, Westinghouse and customer security, unescorted access and fitness for duty programs.


Minimum Requirements:


Academic or vocational high school graduate or the recognized equivalent. A two-year degree post high school or related military training is preferred. Specific knowledge in electrical / electronics or mechanical curriculum and use is required.


A minimum of five (5) years documented electronic experience in field construction. Evidence of repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of portable electrical, welding or machining equipment required. Education and certifications maybe substituted for experience.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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