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Co-op - Nuclear Core Design Innsbrook - Fall 2021

Date: Feb 4, 2021

Location: GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company: Dominion Energy

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!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary


We are currently seeking a co-op for fall 2021 (with subsequent co-op sessions in the summer 2022 and spring 2023) in the Corporate Nuclear Engineering and Fuel Department’s Nuclear Core Design group located at Dominion’s Innsbrook Technical Center in Glen Allen, VA. At this time, Dominion Energy has not determined if this position will be held in person or virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  If this job is held virtually, all applicants will need to confirm they have access to high speed internet.  If this job is held in-person, a travel reimbursement and housing stipend may be available to interns whose permanent addresses are located more than 50 miles from the work location.


The Nuclear Core Design co-op may be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties supporting Dominion's nuclear units:

  • Performing reload core physics analyses
  • Fuel management calculations
  • Plant core follow and startup testing support
  • Applying neutronics codes and methods in engineering calculations
  • Project will be made based on completed coursework. Tasks will be mentored by experienced engineers.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Knowledge of programming and analysis is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products is desired. Proficiency in MS Excel with Macros is preferred.
  • An inquisitive nature, an ability to follow written and verbal directions, and strong professional ethics
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid engineering skills, commensurate with grade level.
  • Good communication skills, technical writing skills, and computer skills.


Education Requirements

  • Must be a student studying Nuclear Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (with a Nuclear focus) at an ABET-accredited 4-year college or university
  • Must have a graduation date of fall 2022 or later
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher

Test Description

No Testing Required



Other Information

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.


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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