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Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper Salary
in Idaho, United States

$27,688 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper is $27,688 a year and $13 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper is between $21,435 and $32,759. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assists powerhouse mechanic in maintaining and repairing power-generating equipment: lubricates automatic recording instruments, changes recording charts, and refills ink containers.
  • Removes instruments from panelboards for repairs, and reinstalls them when repairs are completed, using handtools.
  • Carries or handtrucks tools and equipment to work areas.
  • Removes nuts and bolts from machinery being disassembled for repairs.
  • Holds parts in place for workers performing repair work.
  • Returns tools to toolroom.
  • Constructs scaffolds.
  • Removes rust and scale from inside of boilers, using wire brush.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
  • May be designated according to plant in which work is performed as diesel-powerplant-mechanic helper; gas-turbine-powerplant-mechanic helper; geothermal-powerplant-mechanic helper; nuclear-powerplant-mechanic helper; steam-generating-powerplant-mechanic helper.
Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job family population: 112,080

Estimated population of Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper jobs: 1,268

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Advanced Nuclear Facility Safety Analysis Engineer
Feb 12
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Labs
Bachelors Degree (or Advanced Degree) in Nuclear, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Civil or other ... Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable ...
Fuel Modeling Postdoctoral Research Associate
Feb 2
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Labs
PhD in Mechanical, Materials Science, or Nuclear Engineering or comparable disciplines ... Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable ...
Fushion Materials Researcher
Feb 15
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Labs
Nuclear Materials Contact: Jacob.Bastow@inl.gov Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (4x10 Schedule ... Perform experiment apparatus mechanical and instrumentation assembly with hand tools and power ...
Systems Operations/Maintenance Technician
Feb 12
Falls (), United States
Idaho National Labs
Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options ... Must have an understanding of electrical systems, pressure systems, and mechanical systems. Must ...
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