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Nuclear Outage 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

A Nuclear Outage specialist is needed for the Subsequent License Renewal (SLR) efforts at North Anna Power Station. Responsibilities will include planning and coordinating outage and non-outage work activities for projects in the SLR portfolio, interfacing between the project teams and the station departments. SLR projects will implement major modifications, replacements, and upgrades to existing nuclear power plant structures, systems, and components.

This position will plan, coordinate, and oversee the implementation of SLR projects. They will work closely with the Project Managers to ensure the Design Changes are implemented with safety as the highest priority while focusing on the work scope, schedule, and budget criteria. Participate in the Outage Focus Team (OFT) meetings and the Outage Integration Team (OIT) meetings. This position may also be assigned to an Outage Control Center (OCC) Coordination position to provide project update information to senior management during outages. Oversee, coordinate and monitor field activities during construction and project implementation. Coordinate station and vendor support for SLR projects and design changes during both online and outage periods. Participate in planning activities to include walkdowns, work order development, schedule development, and implementation details. Identifies work that can be completed in advance of scheduled refueling outages (e.g., erection of scaffolds, temporary structures, temp power, etc.). Support the SLR logistics and site infrastructure plan. If assigned, coordinates material and equipment laydown plan for the yard and the containment building. Work with the Outage & Planning (O&P) department to identify critical and near critical path activities and make recommendations to limit impact to outages. Provide input into the development of detailed outage and project schedules, including dates, duration, work scope, manpower, and budget information. Develop schedules for SLR outage related activity to ensure the projects are properly resourced to meet the implementation goals.  Support procedure development and tract status prior to outages to ensure implementation procedures are reviewed and approved prior to field activities. Initiated Outage Scope Change Requests (OSCR) before, and during the outages to ensure scope changes are properly scheduled and reviewed for risk.  Review SLR work orders for any required Post Maintenance Testing (PMT) requirements. Identify and coordinate special plant conditions required to perform work orders during outages. Perform other duties as requested or assigned by the SLR Supervisor of Nuclear Construction.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


Must meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree and 8 years or more of technical nuclear experience, in maintenance, operations, engineering, site services (construction) or other related technical experience or;
  • Associate degree and 10 years or more of technical nuclear experience, in maintenance, operations, engineering, site services (construction) or other related technical experience or;
  • High school diploma/GED and 12 years or more of technical nuclear experience, in maintenance, operations, engineering, site services (construction) or other related technical experience.


Additional KSA's

  • Nuclear Power Station experience supporting plant refueling outages or construction.
  • Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Personnel computer experience including DocTop, Microsoft Office Suite, Plant Asset Management System (PAMS), Maximo.
  • Has ability to inspire trust and generate rapport with individuals from different departments to successfully implement projects. 
  • Ability to prioritize work and participate on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred: knowledge of company software and systems used for scheduling development, including Primavera-6 (P6) scheduling software and the Maximo work order planning software.


Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above are encouraged to apply.



A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will count as one year toward the year of experience.

A Master's Degree will count as one year toward the years of experience.


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

Education Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

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%

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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Top 3 Reasons to Apply

1. We Value Team Work
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
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
·16 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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