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Intern - Civil Engineering (North Anna Power Station)

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: MINERAL, VA, US, 23117

Company: Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

Dominion Energy’s North Anna Power Station is seeking a 2019 Civil Engineering summer intern to serve as a member of the Station’s Nuclear Engineering Civil/Mechanical Design Engineering Group. The qualified candidate will work on site and provide technical support to Maintenance and Operations on a broad range of Civil Design issues both on the component and system level. Civil Design Engineers also provide repair recommendations, design modifications and Engineering documentation to support planned work activities. The candidate will be expected to gain familiarity with Nuclear Power Plant design. 

Activities include, but not limited to:

  • Performing analyses and evaluations that support nuclear plant operation (eg: supports, structure, concrete, steel)
  • Developing/Supporting design modification packages
  • Maintaining the applicable design bases and calculations that support nuclear plant safety and operation
  • Identifying improvements in areas related to Civil Design Engineering analysis and processes
  • Supporting plant outage activities during planned and/or unplanned outages


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Good general computer skills including proficiency with using Microsoft Office products is desired.
  • Must have a personal commitment to all aspects of workplace safety.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and be a team player.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices. 
  • Ability to process information and effectively manage multiple tasks. 
  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills. 

Education Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Civil or Mechanical Engineering program at a four year college or university.
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of May 2021.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater, 3.0 or higher preferred.

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


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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