Nuclear Instrument Technician I or II

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Job Summary

North Anna Power Station in Mineral, VA is seeking Nuclear Instrument Technicians to join the team.  

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


Nuclear Instrument Tech I and II

  • Works under direction of a Supervisor or Senior Technician and performs maintenance and calibration activities.
  • Performs work activities in both a shop and field environment to include normal and radiological areas of the plant. Work activities are related to maintenance, calibration and testing of safety-related equipment associated with electrical, mechanical and instrumentation and control systems.
  • Assists with scheduled work activities such as preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, and calibrations.
  • Works on both analog and digital control systems including microprocessor, electronic, and pneumatic instrumentation and controls including pressure, temperature, and flow sensors and associated alarm circuits. Corrects anomalous operations of indicators, controllers and instrument loops using more advanced test equipment and investigative techniques. Accurately completes documentation associated with assigned job tasks and complies with approved procedures.
  • Complies with and demonstrates a working knowledge of Work Management processes, Equipment Clearances (safety tagging), Radiological Work permits associated with department maintenance work assignments and Safety regulations, policies, and practices.
  • Satisfactorily completes the initial training requirements and on-the-job training and evaluation requirements identified in the Nuclear Instrument Technician Training Program as accredited by the National Academy for Nuclear Training.


Nuclear Instrument Tech I

  • Satisfactorily completes the Instrument and Control Technician Training program.
  • Assists Technicians with performing maintenance, calibrations, and testing of equipment and control loops on systems and equipment, including the reactor containment and other radiological areas, during all modes of plant operation. Uses industry accepted human performance practices to promote error free performance and coaches others to raise standards and expectations.


Nuclear Instrument Tech II

  • Supports Engineers in the conduct data collection and testing.
  • As necessary, performs circuit board component level repair and calibration.
  • Assists with plant design changes and modification, both electrically and mechanically for new or upgraded instrumentation and controls.


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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Nuclear Instrument Tech I

  • Must possess 1 year or more of related experience.  Commercial nuclear power experience & Nuclear Navy (ET or EM) experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of the Instrument and Control Technician qualification test. Demonstrated working knowledge of electronic equipment and circuitry. Demonstrated familiarity with the general theories of instrumentation and control and their methods of application in nuclear power stations. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot analog and digital instrumentation and control circuits .Demonstrated general familiarity of electrical and mechanical physical/dimensional measurements. Demonstrated ability to interpret a range of general diagrams, prints, and written procedural instructions and to perform work using the information. Satisfactorily completes the required initial training and on-the-job training and evaluation processes in order to proceed in line of progression as identified in the Nuclear Instrument Technician Training Program as accredited by the National Academy for Nuclear Training. Must be physically able and willing to utilize respirators, SCBA bottles, fall protection or other equipment essential to the requirements of maintaining a Nuclear Power Plant including making containment entries. Must be able to and willing to work at varying elevations, confined quarters and radiological areas of the plant.Must have the physical ability to carry a minimum of 50 pounds tooling, test equipment, and plant equipment.


Nuclear Instrument Tech II

  • Successfully completed the Navy Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess a minimum of 6 years of experience (hands on experience in the field/fleet) in the following discipline:  Nuclear Electronics Technician (ET) OR
  • Possess 6 years or more industrial experience in a directly related field (ex.  Instrument & Controls, electronics, etc.) Military electronic experience in any Armed Force Services is preferred OR
  • Successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess a minimum of 6 years combined Naval Nuclear Electronics Technician experience in a directly related field


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.

Education Requirements

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

Disciplines: Preferred: Instrumentation Technology

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Must possess minimum qualifications and experience as defined in ANSI Standard ANSI/ANS-3.1-2014, Section,, and 

Working Conditions

Operating Machinery 26-50%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, (Other Sites)


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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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