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Nuclear Security & Alarm Specialist - Kewaunee

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This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

The Kewaunee Nuclear Station in Kewaunee, WI is looking for a Nuclear security team member to work a 12-hour night shift schedule. 


This position has dual responsibility at a nuclear station for monitoring the security console and providing armed support. Support nuclear stations by controlling access, monitoring and testing security and communications systems, dispatching armed response personnel to investigate alarms and security events etc. Responsible for monitoring nuclear alarm station operations and security equipment. May be responsible for issuing badges and key cards to station employees and contractors. Ensures NRC requirements are enforced. As a fully trained and experienced nuclear security and alarm specialist, applies working knowledge of nuclear security defensive strategy, security policies and procedures. Primarily responsible for preventing and protecting against radiological sabotage, etc. Interviews, screens and processes employees, contractors, and vendors prior to granting access to the OCA and company facilities. Operates, monitors, and programs electronic security and communications systems. Responds to, assesses, and investigates alarms, special conditions, emergency situations and security contingencies; provides compensatory measures for failed or degraded security safeguards. Searches vehicles, personnel and possessions prior to entry to station. Serves as a member of the armed response force by implementing assigned portions of the protective strategy, up to and including use of deadly force, and/or performs all duties of a security alarm station officer. Responsible for dispatching and deploying armed response force for assessment and investigation of alarms, emergency situations, security contingencies, and special conditions. Responsible for issuing and controlling security keys and locks. Coordinates communication with local fire, rescue and law enforcement agencies. Controls access to and patrols protected/vital areas.  Assists, acclimates and processes contractors and vendors to the site for deliveries and services. Assists local Game Control Officers in controlling access to the adjacent wild life management area, if applicable. Verifies background eligibility and processes contractors and visitors entering the station.  On occasion, may be required to provide oversight to non-company security personnel at Nuclear facilities. Tests and operates all security related equipment, including communications systems, detectors, x-ray screening devices, and alarm systems, in vital as well as non-vital areas. Prepares required security reports using the security computer system. Maintains security documentation, including documentation for electronic security systems and hardware. Acts as Field Team Leader in the absence or loss of the Field Team Leader. Acts as designated shift leader in supervisor's absence or provides guidance to less experienced staff.


Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

 5+ years of related work experience dealing with specific issues associated with providing security at nuclear power plant and/or critical infrastructure protection;

Demonstrates proficiency in the safe handling, firing and maintenance of assigned weaponry;

Has successfully completed a training certification course designed to provide the minimum level of skills and knowledge to competently perform all tasks associated with a Nuclear Security Officer as required by the NRC;

Demonstrates ability to complete all physical training requirements of the job;

Maintains current certification as an Alarm Station Officer;

Demonstrates leadership skills and ability to take appropriate actions in response to contingency events, which may impact security;

Maintains EMT Certification, when required;

Maintains Fire Brigade certification, when required;

Good computer skills with demonstrated ability to work with various software applications including Lotus Notes, MS Office and access control systems;

Attention to detail with the ability to prepare security reports, as required;

Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers;

Ability to analyze information and make sound decisions.



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.

Education Requirements

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


Preferred Disciplines:

Criminal Justice

Industrial Security

Law Enforcement

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

12 hour night shift schedule

Test Description

No Testing Required


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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.
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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

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