Tennessee Valley Authority Knoxville , TN 37902
Telecom Systems Mechanic Foreman - 507829
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Posting Open: 09/19/2018
Posting Close: 09/26/2018 at 11:59:59pm
Salary: D $95,540.00
Provides leadership and oversight of Telecomm System Mechanics.
Establishes work sequence, planning, and work layout methodologies along with requirements based on blueprints, drawings, work scope, engineering standards and/or verbal instructions.
Promotes independent judgment and decision making environment within the framework of oral and/or written instructions and accepted practices.
Responsible for effectively and efficiently optimizing resources.
Must be able to perform the duties of the Telecomm System Mechanic
Participates in and provides on-the-job training.
Ability to utilize work management systems
Performs other duties as assigned
When assigned to a Nuclear Plant, must be able to obtain and maintain an unescorted plant access certification. Must be able to obtain and maintain S-3 and S-4 medical ratings with no shift work or overtime restrictions. Must be willing and medically qualified to work rotating shifts and the maximum overtime permitted by TVA procedures during peak demand periods.
Skills and Proficiencies
Basics of Electricity; Communication Skills; Basic Information Technology; Computer Operation; Schematic and Blueprint; Reading Skills
Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements
Journey level experience in the Electrical/Telecommunications Technology field and demonstrated leadership skills.
Performs independently on routine assignments.
Supervision may be provided by higher grade employees.
Supervision Over Others
The incumbent may direct the work of other craft personnel.
Equal Employment Opportunity
TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.
TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.
All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.workplace.samhsa.gov.
TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
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