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Engineer I/Engineer II - Mechanical

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

Dominion Energy is currently seeking four Engineer I or Engineer II-level Mechanical Engineers at the North Anna Power Station in Mineral VA.  

The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Disciplines include:


Primary/Secondary/Reactor Engineering OR Mechanical Components: Specific duties include the development and implementation of system trending and monitoring plans to ensure system health, development of short and long term plans to maintain and improve system reliability, as well as the development and review of engineering technical evaluations supporting plant operation.  Additional duties include providing support for functional testing as well as both planned and emergent maintenance on systems.


Mechanical Design:  Specific duties include working on site and providing design instructions and support for installation of plant modifications and providing technical support related to maintenance activities as well as programs that support planned work activities.  


Candidates will be expected to either have or develop familiarity with their assigned area of responsibility.  Training will be provided as appropriate to advance the candidates current knowledge and skills in their assigned area as well as nuclear power plant operation.


This role is either entry level or fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter.  First or second level position in the engineering series provides engineering support in designated company area, or specific engineering discipline. Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. Provides cost analysis as needed and develops recommendation based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review.  Distinguished from Engineer I by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required.  Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying standard or well defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.  Uses independent judgment in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications. Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require investigation of a limited number of variables.
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

Engineer I - 0-2 years of relevant Engineering experience
Engineer II - 3+ years of relevant engineering experience

Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals
Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position
Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives
Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management
Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)
Planning, organizational and project management skills
Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills
Effective decision making skills
Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)
Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems
Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices
Equally effective working independently or in a team environment
Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks

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 are encouraged to apply.

 

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.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
 

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA: 
 
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 engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate 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 
Possess a 4-year degree in 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.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.

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%

Other Working Conditions

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

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
·16 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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