Mechanic, Plant I - Sr - Valve Tech

CAUTION: Candidates for this position must meet requirements specified in ANSI/ANS Standards and Regulatory Guidelines as shown below. In addition, site Technical Specifications, FSAR, or procedures may contain additional requirements. Refer to EN-HR-137.


Performs work related to the maintenance, repair, modification, and troubleshooting of plant equipment as a member of the Integrated Valve Team.


  • Performs maintenance, inspections, repair, testing, and troubleshooting on actuator and valve equipment.
  • Repairs valves, actuators, and any subcomponents to the valve and/or actuator.
  • Implements and performs preventive maintenance on plant valve equipment.
  • Identifies problems, defects, and failures that degrade component and system integrity and reliability.
  • Assists Engineering with testing and evaluations. Performs skilled work involving valve diagnostic testing to properly setup of valves and diagnose any potential anomalies within the valve or actuator.
  • Performs technical reviews of procedures and other plant documents.
  •  Serves as a member of the ENS Integrated Valve Team Outage Organization / Shared Resourcing.
  • Must be willing to be crossed trained in all aspects of valve repair and diagnostics. Including AOV, MOV, and internal valve repair.

Minimum education required of the position
Desired: Related vocational, trade school, apprentice program, or equivalent military training.

Minimum experience required of the position
Mechanic Plant I: No prior experience required, however, experience in nuclear power plant maintenance preferred.
Mechanic Plant II: 2-4 years of commercial nuclear experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Ability to disassembly, repair, calibrate, setup, and test valves, actuators, and positioners.  Must be knowledgeable in Nuclear power plant maintenance to include: rigging and material handling, electrical terminations, torqueing, diagnostic testing, and valve actuator instrument calibrations. Must have the ability to read prints, verbal and written comprehension, and the ability to troubleshoot and then repair valve equipment.


Working Conditions: 
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Successful completion of the EEI MASS test.

     **Candidates selected to take the MASS Test will be invited via e-mail. You may need to check your spam email.

     **If you are MASS Recommended, please note it on your resume.


ANSI/ANS Qualifications

Candidates must meet or exceed ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978. SBI Section 4.5.3-Maintenance Personnel standard. Individual must also possess the following certification(s) for valve and actuator rebuilds, and diagnostic testing at Level II or Senior level.

Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 2
Req ID: 81166
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website,, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Full time
Killona, LA 70057, US