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Nuclear Outage Specialist

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

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Plan, coordinate, analyze and report on station's outages in a manner which effectively utilizes staffing, materials and equipment to ensure optimum availability, compliance with regulatory and company policies, productivity and safe operating performance.

  • Coordinates with all plant departments and other fleet sites on various pre-outage planning activities and outage implementation.
  • Identifies work that can be completed in advance of scheduled work outages (e.g., erection of scaffolds, temporary structures, etc.).
  • Coordinates set up of facilities, services, lifting and rigging activities and space allocations. If specifically assigned, coordinates material and equipment laydown plans for the yard and the containment building.
  • Develops and implements trending of critical and near critical path activities and making recommendations.
  • Provide input into the development of detailed schedules for outages.
  • Ensure required materials for outages are available and shared items are properly allocated/reserved between Fleet sites.
  • Develop 5-Year Outage plans and schedule and track goals during outages.
  • Develop outage work scopes and plan/coordinate departmentally assigned supplemental outage activities.
  • Conduct pre-, daily and post- outage meetings and prepare detailed weekly, monthly and end of outage reports.
  • Log and track Outage Scope Change Requests (OSCRs) before and during the outage and ensure these are incorporated into the outage schedule via appropriate windows and maintained on the Forced Outage list, when necessary.
  • Obtain the status of procedures associated with the outage from affected departments, including vendor procedures, and notify the Unit Outage Coordinator of problems with procedures, as necessary.
  • Review OSCRs to prevent duplication of work activities in the outage schedule and maintain an OSCR log and file.
  • Identify outage-related work orders and required periodic testing.
  • Identify and coordinate special conditions required to perform certain work orders during the outage.
  • Coordinate work and resources with various station and Fleet groups.
  • Prepare outage analysis data for the final outage report.
  • May be assigned to an Outage Control Center position.
  • Participates as an active member of the sites Outage Focus Team (OFT).
  • Prepares monthly KPI data to meet station/fleet expectations.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned by the Unit Outage Coordinator or Nuclear Outage Supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


Minimum of 7+ years of turbine maintenance experience, with a High School Degree (Or 5+ years of turbine maintenance experience with a Associate degree; Or 3+ years of turbine maintenance experience with a Bachelor’s Degree) - *Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications


  • Nuclear power station experience and/or nuclear turbine maintenance is highly preferred
  • Associates degree or completion of technical program in craft discipline (mechanical, electrical, instrument and controls) or nuclear operation desired.
  • Prior work experience demonstrating working knowledge of craft specialty or nuclear operations.
  • Considerable knowledge and work experience in project planning and work management.
  • Must have knowledge of company software and systems used for scheduling outages and an understanding of Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule analysis, with considerable experience in the use of a computer, spreadsheet applications and scheduling software.
  • Proven ability to prepare and present technical information and data in a variety of formats.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, ability to prioritize work of self and others, work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience through effective interaction with various levels of employees and management.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and abstract thinking skills, good problem solving skills, skill in determining the impact of changing variables on plant operations.
  • Ability to process information and make decisions quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Has lifting and rigging knowledge
Education Requirements

Required:  High School Diploma or GED

Other Education:  Engineering, Maintenance, Work Management

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

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications

Working Conditions
Cold 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%
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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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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·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
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·100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

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