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Nuclear Intern - Nuclear Engineering - North Anna Reactor Engineering

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: MINERAL, VA, US, 23117

Company: Dominion Energy

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 seeking a Nuclear or Mechanical engineering student for the Summer 2023 intern session to work in the Reactor Engineering and Primary/Secondary Systems group of the Nuclear Engineering Department at North Anna Power Station near Mineral, Virginia.

Job duties may include:

  • Reactor flux data acquisition and analysis for periodic surveillances of power distribution
  • Ranking cycle thermal performance analysis
  • Trending of primary/secondary system performance
  • Periodic walkdowns of primary/secondary systems
  • Development of Reactor Engineering or Primary/Secondary systems technical products
  • Project to be reported to senior management at the end of the Summer Intern session

Project assignments will be made in consideration of completed coursework. Tasks will be mentored by experienced engineers

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Working knowledge of engineering theories and principles. 
Ability to think analytically and solve engineering problems. 
Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices. 
Ability to process information and effectively manage multiple tasks. 
Strong planning, organizational and project management skills. 
Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing). 
Equally effective working independently or in team environment. 
Must have a reliable source of transportation
Able to work as team player and work with various groups in the station to provide a user friendly product. Willing to get into the field and perform hands on evaluation of plant modifications

Education Requirements

  • Individuals must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program at a four-year college or university. Preferred degrees in the following areas: Nuclear, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • Individuals must have an anticipated graduation date of Winter 2024 or later.
  • Students must have a 3.0 minimum GPA

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

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

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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