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Mechanic Helper - Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant at Luminant Generation Company LLC in Glen Rose, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra Energy family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online. 

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs skilled mechanical work in the inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation and removal of nuclear power plant equipment. Inspects and repairs turbines, heat exchangers, pumps, fans, valves, air compressors, diesel engines and similar equipment. Aligns and balances rotating equipment. Perform welding and oxyacetylene cutting and brazing. May be required to operate forklifts, man lifts, cranes, and trucks. May set up and operate lathes, milling machines, shapers, drill presses and other machine tools in the performance of machine work to close tolerances. May be assigned as needed to support decon, housekeeping, painting, calibration, and other duties as assigned by the Company. This position advances into the classification of Mechanic based upon completion of basic training, qualifications and oral board.

Job Description


  • Review work documents, procedures, station drawings and technical information, prepare for pre-job briefs and conduct task evolutions

  • Paired with mechanic will have significant interfaces with Operations and other Maintenance Organizations

  • Assist in review of work documents and procedures during preparation phase; conduct parts verification and field walk downs

  • Extensive use of written procedures with requirement for accurate documentation of all activities conducted

  • Performs emergency response duties as assigned and all other job duties as assigned

Education/Experience requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Maintenance type work experience and/or Welding, Machining experience

  • Rigging/Mobile Crane Operating experience

  • Familiarity with reading mechanical drawings and vendor technical manuals

** Candidates must take and pass the Power Plant Maintenance Position Selection Process Test (MASS test)

Physical demands and working conditions:

  • Must be able to climb stairs, work above ground, lift loads up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to be a radiation worker

  • Must meet requirements of NRC psychological testing regulations

  • Must satisfactorily complete Plant Access and Radiation Safety training, including respirator qualifications and maintain unescorted access

  • Occasional irregular hours, overtime and shift work

Job Family

Plant Operations


Luminant Generation Company LLC


Glen Rose, Texas


We are a company of people committed to:  Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication.  If this describes you, then you will have a good career here!

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