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Engineering Technical Specialist II (QA/QC-Procurement Quality)

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

This role is responsible for verifying technical and quality requirements to support acceptance of materials and services that support nuclear plant operations.  This is a diverse position that is intended to blend technical and data analytic skills, procurement strategies, quality assurance principles, quality inspection and surveillance.  The duties and responsibilities include:
 

  • Perform general technical and quality assurance (QA) duties in support of nuclear procurements as defined in EPRI NP-6629 Guidelines for the Procurement and Receipt of Items for Nuclear Power Plants
  • Conduct surveillances and inspection activities at vendors' facilities in support of manufacturing processes to ensure compliance with nuclear quality assurance (QA) requirements and industry standards
  • Perform inspections, testing, and documentation reviews including analysis of test results and operation of test equipment in support item acceptance activities
  • Apply data analytics to performance and quality systems, including human performance, material quality and technical support of audits of vendor programs.
  • Distinguished from the Technical Specialist I by the increased responsibility in the application of quality, technical or engineering skills and knowledge
  • The incumbent is capable of completing routine assignments and tasks with limited supervision and direction
  • Bring innovation to daily job performance, including analysis & evaluation of systems and equipment in use, resulting in process improvements, and programs for assurance that modification, operation, and maintenance is in accordance with Company policy, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Must be available to travel domestically and internationally as required for application of duties

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

3+ years related work experience (with Bachelor's), OR 5+ years (with Associate's degree) OR 7+ years (with High School diploma) of related work experience (Note:   A Master's degree will count as one year towards the experience requirement.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year of experience)

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:
 

  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards, government regulations and company policies and practices
  • Applicant will be required to complete training program and obtain certification as a ASME NQA-1 Level II Quality Inspector
  • Must be able to effectively manage time to allow for regular work items and emergent priorities
  • Ability to change direction in job scope to react to plant needs quickly
  • Working knowledge in the operation and application of personal computers and software programs
  • Must have excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to apply, with limited guidance, engineering theories and concepts to effectively address problems
  • Preferred to have an understanding of power plant systems and knowledge of the design and operation of moderate to complex systems and equipment
  • Preferred Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology, or other Technical field 


The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.

  • 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 above.

Education Requirements

Bachelor degree (3 years of related work experience) OR Associate's degree with equivalent experience (5 years of related work experience) OR High School Diploma with equivalent experience (7 years of related work experience)

In order to be a titled Engineering Technical Specialist, you must meet one of the following criteria:

- 4-year Engineering Technology degree or 4-year degree in Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or

- 4-year degree in Physics, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Engineering or other technical related discipline; or

- 4-year non-technical degree and post-graduate degree in Engineering Technology or Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or

- Equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred degree

 

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Confined spaces Up to 25%
Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel 26-50%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

 

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 dombenefits.com.

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
 
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
 
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
 
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·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started . By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.


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