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Nuclear Maintenance Specialist

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
  • Provide services to nuclear generating stations in the area of Maintenance programs, projects and procedures.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of these programs and projects to ensure equipment reliability.
  • Provide technical support, direction and advice in analyzing, evaluating and resolving plant equipment deficiencies.
  • Develop, implement and coordinate maintenance programs including but not limited to Preventative Maintenance Program, Foreign Material Exclusion, and Rework program.
  • Develop and coordinate preventive maintenance programs for specific components.
  • Perform periodic reviews of industry practices to ensure use of most current practices.
  • Represent company on industry-related committees, i.e. Preventive Maintenance, Foreign Material, Lifting and Rigging.
  • Utilize computer programs to analyze operating performance data to verify plant systems and components are operated and maintenanced as required by Company policies, procedures and regulatory agencies.
  • Assist management with contractual staffing and budgetary requirements in support of station maintenance efforts.
  • Position may require candidate to be the lead coordinator or project manager for special types of projects.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • 9 years of Maintenance and/or Engineering experience, with a High School Diploma or 7 years' experience with an Associates degree or 5 years' experience with a Bachelors degree.  Note:  A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one years towards the qualifications.
  • Working knowledge of maintenance processes, programs and procedures including Corrective Action, Foreign Material Control, Preventative Maintenance, Lifting and Rigging and the site work management system.
  • Must have one year of nuclear power plant experience.




  • Must have good communications skills and follow through
  • Must have good understanding of risk assessment plan process
  • Demonstrates good analytical and troubleshooting skills required to evaluate plant events, identify causal factors involved and develop actions required to correct deficiencies.
  • Strong organizational skills, with proven ability to manage projects with multi-disciplined teams to resolve plant equipment issues.
  • Additionally may include budgeting, scheduling, developing bid specifications and negotiating contracts.
  • Demonstrates considerable attention to detail by evaluating adverse conditions and providing accurate updates on Maintenance Department performance for management presentations.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of maintenance fundamentals including job preparation, human performance tool use, job site behaviors, qualifications, training, craftsmanship and post job critiques.
  • Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.
    The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications.



Education Requirements

Required:  High School Graduate or GED

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.  Bachelors degree preferred - Preferred: Engineering

Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%
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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Top 3 Reasons to Apply

1. We Value Team Work
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3. Safe Work Environment

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
·18 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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