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Instrument Technician II

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Job Summary

Dominion Energy Clover Power Station seeks a highly motivated Instrument Technician II.  Clover Power Station is a coal fired power station located in Clover, Virginia.  With a generating capacity of 865 MW, the station provides electricity to power about 285,000 homes.

Under general supervision, this role performs a full range of inspection, testing, service, repair, calibration, and install indicating, recording, and automatic control instruments such as flow meters, pressure gauges, thermometers, regulators, and similar components in a power station. Locate cause of defective performance of instruments, report findings to supervisor, and replace component parts as required. Use portable pressure gauges, manometer, and other similar test equipment. Perform preventive maintenance. Test flue gas, read meters, and record data as required. Perform tuning tasks on single loop controls. Maintain and perform necessary changes to drawings related to instrumentation.  Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Will proficiently perform assignments having the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job; exercise independent judgment and decision-making in planning; organize and conduct work assignments; may receive instructions and guidance on unusual or complex problems and knows when to get others involved; effectively utilizes the proper resources to develop solutions and devise new approaches to problems encountered in work assignments; and identifies and eliminates unnecessary work and non-value added activities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The successful candidate must meet one of the following qualifications:

Associate's of Science Degree in Electronics or related technology, with at least three years of related experience in an industrial environment OR High School Diploma or GED with at least five years of related experience in an industrial environment.

Other qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot various components.

Ability to utilize configuration drawings.

Valid Driver's license.

Must have availability and flexibility to work OT as needed, including days, nights, and weekends.

Preferences (If you meet any of these preferences, be sure to include them in your resume):

Fossil power station instrumentation and controls experience;

Experience maintaining and troubleshooting Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS)

Start-up/operational support experience for fossil power plants;

Experience with Emerson Ovation;

Control system upgrade experience;

PLC experience (to include ladder logic programming)


Education Requirements

Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education

Associate in Applied Science such as Industrial Process Measurement & Control, Computer Science, Distributive Control Systems or Electronics

Other Education: Technical

Working Conditions

Cold 51-75%

Energized Wires 51-75%

Fumes 51-75%

Heat 51-75%

Loud Noise 51-75%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery 51-75%

Outdoors 51-75%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Power Plant Maintenance Selection System (MASS) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, (Millstone Power Station) This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, (Other Sites)


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here


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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