Instructor, Mechanical Maintenance

Holtec International
Instructor, Mechanical Maintenance

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Instructor to join the Palisades Nuclear Plant team in Covert, MI.

We are proud of our reputation for professional and technical excellence, and we recognize that the key to upholding that reputation resides in the excellence of our employees. We are looking for talent who brings value to the organization and contributes to advancing our business and reputation.

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant may soon become the first nuclear power plant in the United States to restart after previously entering the early stages of decommissioning. By joining our team, you will be part of a unique and historic undertaking for the industry and the nation!


This position is responsible for the scheduling and coordination of the Maintenance Mechanical accredited training programs (Initial and Continuing) by providing Training oversight/assessment and technical guidance to improve line and station performance while meeting INPO ACAD requirements.

  • In addition to Maintenance Mechanical training program administrative functions, the instructor is responsible for the following:
  • Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation of the Maintenance Mechanical training program using the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process.
  • Managing accreditation renewal activities for the Maintenance Mechanical training program in accordance with ACAD 02-02, β€œThe Process for Maintaining Accreditation of Training in the Nuclear Power Industry” and ACAD 02-001, β€œAccreditation Objectives and Criteria.”
  • Assist subject matter experts in the design, development, and implementation of training materials.
  • Track trainee performance making appropriate notifications when performance gaps are identified and assisting the Superintendent Maintenance/Technical training programs and line owner with interventions.
  • Assist line management in oversight of OJT/TPE activities for various Mechanical Maintenance discipline qualifications.
  • Perform self-assessments, benchmarking, and observations of the Mechanical Maintenance training program to identify potential strengths and weaknesses.
  • Support refueling outages and emergency response team as assigned.


Minimum Education Required of the Position:
  • High school diploma/GED plus four (4) years of direct job-related technical experience with a minimum of 2 years at a Journeyman level or fully qualified Mechanical Maintenance Technician.

Minimum Experience Required of the Position:
  • Four (4) years of experience in training at a commercial nuclear power plant, naval nuclear propulsion plant, or another similar industry and knowledge of the operational Nuclear Plant functions.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required of the Position:
  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint knowledge
  • Excellent VISION database knowledge
  • Ability to learn and use site specific Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective writing and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills (Project Management)

Any Certifications, Licenses, etc., Required of the Position:
  • INPO Training Instructor Certification

ANSI Required (Yes/No): No

HDI offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, hospitalization, and other valuable voluntary options; time-off programs; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. HDI is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.