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Senior Controls Specialist - Innsbrook Nuclear Engineering

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

The Nuclear Spent Fuel (NSF) group is responsible for dry storage hardware procurement and project management activities required to support the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation operations at each of Dominion Energy’s nuclear power stations. 

The Senior Project Controls Specialist will provide relevant, reliable, and timely information to assist in managing numerous major Capital and Expense projects within the group.  This job requires planning, budgeting, and cost tracking for the procurement of spent fuel storage system components and supporting services.  Other duties include processing of invoice payments, monitoring cash flows, and initiating changes to approved budget plans.   

Job Responsibilities include the following:

  • Preparing project budgets and cost reports
  • Preparing and updating project cost estimates and cash flows
  • Completing Funding Review Board forms and assisting with approvals
  • Maintaining charge codes and payment schedules, and monitoring project costs
  • Invoice tracking and payment processing in SAP
  • Evaluating commercial proposals for new dry fuel storage systems and services
  • Assisting with preparation of Department of Energy settlement claims for dry fuel storage costs
  • Reviewing Decommissioning Funding Plans and other long-term budget strategies
  • Conducting meetings with contractors and other company personnel on cost control matters
  • Occasional presentations to management and travel is required
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, or related field (Finance or Accounting degree preferred)

Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in cost accounting and project controls.  Experience with budgeting and capital expenditure planning, tracking, and approval is required.  Must be experienced with Microsoft Excel. SAP software experience strongly preferred.  Working knowledge of the Spent Fuel/DOE settlement claim process, CAPS/Capital Living Plan and Microsoft Project is a plus. 

Strong communication skills (both oral and written), attention to detail, teamwork, and analytical and organizational skills are essential for success in this position.

Education Requirements

Education Level required: Bachelor , Other Education: Engineering, Construction Management

Working Conditions
Cold 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%
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


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

1. Great Work Life Balance
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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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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