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Licensing Engineer III/Licensing Technical Specialist III

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.

 

Job Summary

A Licensing Engineer or Technical Specialist is needed to support the Fleet Nuclear Licensing department.  This position provides expert support, direction and advice on active and emerging regulatory issues regarding the assigned plant or project.  The incumbent in this position must be able to work independently, yet develop NBU consensus positions on complex inter-departmental licensing issues.  The individual must possess solid communication skills (both written and oral) as the position coordinates offsite NRC communication, correspondence and Technical Specification reviews that originate or must be approved at corporate.  The position is the primary interface with the applicable NRC Project Management and coordinates development and communication of NBU licensing priorities with the NRC.  There is one position that will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide interface with NRC through NRC Project Management, including primary point of contact and lead communication interface for information requests by the NRC.
  • Develop licensing strategy and manage significant licensing actions such as NRC Bulletins, Orders and regulatory conferences.
  • Develop/Coordinate applicable NRC correspondence and Technical Specification reviews at corporate.
  • Develop and communicate licensing priorities internally and externally.
  • Manage priorities with NRC PM to facilitate timely approval of licensing actions.
  • Keep management apprised of development of emerging issues and progress on priority issues.
  • Coordinate and manage telephone conference calls between the NRC and other NBU departments.
  • Provide day-to-day licensing support to station and other departments as applicable.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

 

Relocation may be offered to the selected eligible candidate.

 

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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Engineer III: 5+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • Engineering Technical Specialist III: 5+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 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.
  • In depth knowledge of NRC organization and regulations. 
  • Nuclear licensing experience preferred.

 

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will count as one year toward the year of experience. A Master's Degree will count as one year toward the years of experience.


Military service members and veterans with a rank of E-5 or higher plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above are encouraged to apply.
 

Education Requirements

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 degree in Engineering (non-ABET accredited), 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.


For placement of a candidate in the Engineering Technical Specialist job series, the following criteria must be met: 

  • 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

Holds or previously held a valid U. S. Professional Engineer license

Working Conditions

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%

Test Description

No Testing Required

 

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

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1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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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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Facts:
·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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