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Chemistry Tech II

Chemistry Tech II
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description
General

Job Description:
Performs analytical, preventative and corrective chemical/radiochemical functions to ensure the safe, efficient and dependable operation of the Station. Sets up equipment relating to chemical or environmental monitoring investigations.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
* Performs the assigned activities of the Chemistry Department including installation, inspection, calibration, adjustment, and use of the Station chemistry, components, systems and test equipment.
* Participates in and successfully completes Station and Chemistry Department training programs; and continues participation in such programs to enhance job proficiency.
* Participates in non-routine activities such as unscheduled outages, refueling and special projects that require the Chemistry Department's participation.
* Recommends changes to existing Chemistry methods, procedures and applications to improve overall Station operation.
* Performs assigned duties in accordance with approved plant procedures, accepted radiation protection practices, regulatory policies, Quality Assurance Program, safety rules and regulations; prepares related reports, procedures, logs and other historical data.
* Performs special tasks and analysis using advanced analytical techniques, methods and complex systems and laboratory instruments.
* Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of detailed programs and procedures for the Chemistry Department as assigned.
* Makes recommendations to Chemistry Supervision as to necessary changes in the chemistry parts inventory.
* Provides training to less experienced Chemistry Technicians, as assigned.
* Keeps Chemistry Supervision apprised of conditions that could affect the safe and efficient operation of the Station.
* May be required to participate in radiological emergency activities, as needed.
* Recommends termination of any department activity which is not being carried out in accordance with applicable procedures, specifications, regulations, requirements or accepted practices.
* Recommends the termination of any activity which jeopardizes personnel safety, equipment safety, or continued power generation.
* Required to be a member of the Seabrook Station Emergency Response Organization (ERO), when assigned, and to adhere to all related requirements specified in the Seabrook Station Radiological Emergency Plan. These requirements include, but are not limited to, maintaining applicable ERO position qualifications, participation in drills and exercises, and responding to an actual emergency (including radiological).
* Required to participate in major outages, when assigned, by performing a designated outage position, and maintaining required training qualifications. An outage assignment may involve shiftwork and/or working extended hours outside of normal schedule.
* Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate's degree in related field or equivalent education and/or experience preferred. Two to three years of experience in chemistry preferably at Seabrook Station or a nuclear power plant or similar facility. (Reference ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993)
Skills and Knowledge:
Demonstrated willingness to report and contribute to the resolution of employee concerns, and a willingness to contribute to a work environment supportive of positive, honest, and open exchange of ideas on the part of self and others. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Thorough knowledge of approved chemistry control programs for a pressurized water reactor. Knowledge of systems and components of a pressurized water reactor
Equipment Proficiency:
Use of chemistry process and laboratory instrumentation for chemistry/radiochemistry analysis.
Special Working Conditions:
Frequent access to the operating nuclear plant with its noise, heat, humidity, and radioactive environment as well as to external climatic conditions; frequently works in confined spaces including tanks, condensers, and heat exchangers subject to extremes in temperatures. May be required to work on a rotating shift schedule, work overtime, and be called in on short notice. May be required to wear a respirator and work with sources of ionizing radiation. Ability to achieve Radworker qualification and to obtain and maintain unescorted access into the Radiologically Controlled Area (RCA) as needed. Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access into the Protected Area.
Licenses/Certificates:
None.
Aptitude Testing:
Successful completion of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Technician Occupations Selection System (TECH) aptitude test required.
Other:
Position assumes a special assignment during refueling outages and an emergency preparedness role. The position requires that within 6-12 months from hire date, the employee assumes an Emergency Response Team position. Accordingly, once the employee assumes the Emergency Response Team position, they are required to report for duty at the assigned emergency station within 50 minutes of the site's emergency activation.
Job Overview
Required Qualification
Preferred Qualification
Employee Group: Bargaining Unit
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Craft Skilled/ Journey Level
Organization: NextEra Energy Seabrook, LLC (0042)
Location: Seabrook, New Hampshire
Other Work Locations: New Hampshire
Relocation Provided: No
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