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Temporary House & Yard Laborer/Sched


Shippingport, PA, US, 15077

Job Function:  Other
Employee Type:  Temporary Full Time
Requisition ID:  19850

Energy Harbor (FirstEnergy or FES) is an independent power producing; fully integrated retail energy provider, dedicated to providing its customers and communities with safe and resilient energy.   

Job Title: Temporary House & Yard Laborer AND Temporary DECON Laborer


About the Opportunity
This is a temporary assignment lasting no more than four months.  Positions will support the BVPS Outage beginning, approximately, April 12, 2020.  Tentative start dates for these assignments are March 30th or April 6th, 2020.    




You must have access to a computer as well as have an established email address.  All forms of communication regarding this position will take place by email. 


Application Deadline:  FEBRUARY 17, 2020


Starting wage is:  $21.99


This is a union position (IBEW L29)



Under semi-direct supervision during an assigned shift, the individuals selected will perform all necessary housekeeping and general manual work activities in assigned areas.


Responsibilities Could Include: 


  • Performing decontamination of radiological-controlled areas.
  • Cleaning, taking inventory, maintaining readiness, and issuing respirators for site use in radiological-controlled areas.
  • Performing trash and laundry collection in radiological-controlled areas and refuse and recycling collection.
  • Operating power-driven cleaning equipment as required.
  • Operating and maintaining equipment necessary to successfully perform assigned tasks, equipment includes, but is not limited to:  small hand tools, dollies, carts, lift gates, man lifts, pressure sprayers, fork trucks, vehicles, weed trimmers, snow blowers, bobcats, lawn mowers and farm tractor.
  • Performing building maintenance housekeeping of assigned areas (i.e., sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, dusting, vacuuming, stripping, waxing, etc.
  • Maintaining restroom and locker facilities, including floors, benches, walls, ceilings, urinals, sinks, toilets, showers, fixtures, dispensers, etc. in a clean and sanitary condition.
  • Performing grounds keeping landscaping, lawn mowing, and snow removal.
  • Assigning other groups in support of safe operations and maintenance of the nuclear site.
  • Performing all work activities in compliance with regulatory and site procedures, policies, training, and business unit objectives.
  • Resolving, as directed plant housekeeping deficiencies as identified by various site programs, tours, walk downs, and agency inspections.
  • Stocking inventory and maintaining anti-contamination apparel for site radiological-controlled area use.
  • Assisting, as assigned, site electrical and mechanical sections during maintenance work activities.
  • Performing bulk or heavy material handling such as furniture, 55-gallon drums, etc., as required.
  • Performing all ancillary labor functions in support of plant operations by efficiently utilizing available resources.
  • Performing other work related to the above as assigned or directed.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Obtain unescorted access to the protected area of the nuclear plant.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ability to apply company and nuclear power division safety regulations, policies, and practices.
  • Capable of working in radiological-controlled areas, confined spaces, and within numerous other workplace environments. (i.e.; temperature extremes, grass/weed/ivy, heights, sewage treatment, restrooms, containment during sub-atmospheric conditions, hazardous materials, and work place pathogens). 
  • Must have the physical ability to lift and carry a minimum 50 pounds of tooling and/or mechanical parts, materials, supplies, trash, and equipment within Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lifting guides.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for prolonged times.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Energy Harbor (FirstEnergy or FES), Beaver Valley Power Station, proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for Energy Harbor
(FirstEnergy or FES), Beaver Valley Power Station, and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Bargaining Unit

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