At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That’s right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!
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This position does not offer relocation assistance.
Dominion Energy is currently seeking a mid-level to senior level engineer for the Systems Engineering Group at the Millstone Power Station in Waterford, CT.
Position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
The primary area of focus will be that of a plant systems engineer in support of an operating nuclear power plant. Systems for which the candidate may be responsible for over time include Main Steam, Reactor Coolant, Safety Injection, Condensate, Feedwater, Feedwater Heaters/Vents/Drains, Condensate Polishing, Turbine, Turbine Generator mechanical systems and other miscellaneous support systems. Specific duties include the development and implementation of system monitoring and trending plans to ensure system health, development of short and long term plans to maintain and improve the system reliability, as well as the development and review of engineering technical evaluations and calculations supporting system operation. Additional duties include providing support of system functional performance testing as well as both planned and emergent maintenance.
Candidates will be expected to possess and further develop familiarity with their assigned area of responsibility. Training will be provided as appropriate to advance the candidate’s current knowledge and skills in their assigned area, as well as nuclear power plant operation.
Nuclear Engineer II candidates will be expected to lead small, cross-functional groups in solving system problems and planning for future equipment reliability. They are expected to be able to work with minimal supervisor direction.
Nuclear Engineer III candidates will be expected to lead larger, multi-discipline groups in solving system problems and planning for future equipment reliability. They are expected to be able to work independently on assigned tasks. This specific position may lead special efforts to improve and sustain equipment reliability
Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
- 3+ years of relevant engineering experience
- Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined.
Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals. Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position. Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives. Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management. Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.). Planning, organizational and project management skills. Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills. Effective decision-making skills. Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing). Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems. Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices. Equally effective working independently or in a team environment. Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.
Nuclear Engineer III
- 5+ years of relevant engineering experience
- Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined.
Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles. Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines. Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead. Provide guidance to less experienced engineers. Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing). Strong personal computer skills. Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems. Ability to interpret codes, regulations, and practices. In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.) Equally effective working independently or in team environment. Proven decision making skills. Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks. Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.
Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.
A Master's Degree will count as one year towards the years of experience.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.
Mechanical, Chemical, or Nuclear Engineering degree is preferred. Other related disciplines may be considered.
For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.
Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.
Cold Up to 25%Energized Wires Up to 25%Heat Up to 25%Loud Noise Up to 25%Office Work Environment 76 -100%Operating Machinery Up to 25%Outdoors Up to 25%Radiation Up to 25%Travel Up to 25%
Other Working Conditions
No Testing Required
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Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.
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