Training Specialist III-Mechanical

Energy Northwest
Richland, WA
United States
Job Description
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Provide oversight and direction for Columbia Generating Station’s Mechanical Maintenance training program by implementing a Systematic Approach to Training (SAT). This includes the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of program outcomes. Implementation of a SAT process is federally mandated, and the program is subject to periodic review and accreditation by regulatory agencies that oversee the nuclear industry.


Provide oversight and direction for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of Mechanical Maintenance training.

Using a variety of instructional methods and settings, implement effective training that meets site and industry standards and the needs of the organization. Typical mechanical topics include maintaining pumps, valves, machine alignment, diesel engines, rigging and lifting, and fundamentals such as torque and fasteners.

Assist the Maintenance organization in the identification and analysis of performance gaps. When appropriate, deliver training interventions to close performance gaps and advise management of needed revisions to the training program.

Collaborate with fellow instructors within and across disciplines to achieve common goals. This may include tasks such as material reviews, mentoring, and providing feedback on observed training.

Maintain an Emergency Response Organization (ERO) position and support biennial refueling and maintenance outages through special assignments.


Requires an Associate’s degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university or trade institute and six years of technical experience in an industrial environment, of which at least two years must be as a Mechanic/ Mechanical Training Specialist;

OR completion of a formal apprenticeship program and six years of technical experience in an industrial environment, of which at least two years must be as a Mechanic/ Mechanical Training Specialist;

OR a high school diploma or GED and at least ten years of commercial or naval nuclear power plant experience with at least two years commercial nuclear power Mechanic/ Mechanical Training Specialist experience.

**Pay Range**

$94,148.00 minimum - $141,222.00 maximum Annual

Typically, selected candidates are hired between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.

Offers will be negotiated based on each candidate's qualifications.

**Incentive Compensation**

This role may be eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan. Incentives are earned based on employee performance against defined metrics and company goals.


Energy Northwest (EN) offers a highly competitive and substantial benefits package which allows qualifying employees (and their families) to enroll in medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits may include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, supplemental life insurances, credit monitoring, and identity theft insurance. EN offers three retirement programs to qualifying employees including a matching 401(k) deferred compensation plan, the Washington State Pension Plan (PERS), and a 457(b) savings plan. Qualifying employees will also accrue 160 hours of personal time per year and nine paid holidays throughout the calendar year.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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As a regional leader in clean energy generation and public power solutions, Energy Northwest develops, owns and operates a diverse mix of electricity generating resources, including hydro, solar, battery storage and wind projects – and the Northwest’s only nuclear power facility. Energy Northwest is a Washington state joint operating agency comprised of 27 public power member utilities, serving more than 1.5 million customers. The agency continually explores new generation projects and solutions to meet its members’ needs.