Consulting Engineer (Richmond VA)(Hybrid)

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!


We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.


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 below will be considered for this opportunity. 

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



Job Summary

Dominion's Power Generation Business Unit seeks a Consulting Engineer with Welding Engineering, “R” Stamp program, and ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel, and B31.1 Power Piping code experience, A field support background, with Boilers, HRSGs, piping and associated power station equipment is strongly desired.
This position will be located at Dominion's Thomas Farrell Building in Richmond, VA.
The successful candidate will be able to provide the support noted below in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements for the non-nuclear Generation fleet and its auxiliaries.
Will provide the following corporate support in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements to Dominion’s Power Generation (non-nuclear) fleet:
1.R-Stamp Program – Oversee and lead the corporate R-Stamp Program, overseeing welder performance testing, monitoring welder continuity maintenance, overseeing, and leading R- Stamp Certificate of Authorization renewals, audit individual field/station compliance with QC manual requirements, address any non-compliances, assist stations with the development of repair methods and testing requirements as needed for repairs. 
2.Welding Engineering Support – Provide welding engineering support for weld assessments, design, quality assurance, and repair procedures, including stress relieving operations, in conjunction with Dominion’s Corporate Welding Manual and corporate “R” Stamp program for both ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel and Power Piping Code equipment. Lead the review of contractor welding programs   to assess overall qualifications and administrative control of their QC program requirements. Assess welding issues as they arise in the field and during projects. Experience with Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steels, especially Grade 91 is strongly desired.
3.Boiler and HRSG Root Cause Analysis – Lead or support root cause assessments to provide recommendations to correct/mitigate repetitive events, including cost effective maintenance and operational procedures to maintain unit capacity and efficiency. Experience with boiler, HRSG, and piping failure modes and analysis strongly desired
4.Planned and Forced Outage Support – Provide boiler, HRSG, and welding assessment and repair recommendations for more complex maintenance events.
5.Boiler and HRSG Inspections - Perform and/or coordinate inspections to assess and recommend cost effective short-term repair and long-term preventive maintenance strategies, design improvements, and major equipment component replacement strategies, requiring good equipment and system troubleshooting aptitudes;
6.Engineering Support – Includes technical studies, field assessments with station personnel, work scopes and specification development, cost estimates, construction support, vendor and QC surveillance, and coordination with maintenance or contractors for repair execution.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 7+ years of relevant engineering experience with a minimum 3 years leading an NBIC R-Stamp Program.
  • Must have extensive experience with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel & Power Piping Codes (Section I and B31.1), National Board Inspection Codes (NBIC), Boiler R Stamp codes and requirements, 
  • Must be familiar with Boiler and HRSG component design, boiler tube & pipe weld repair and a working knowledge of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) methods and welding processes.
  • Minimum 8 years of technical engineering support experience in the maintenance and operation of fossil-fueled (coal, oil, gas) boiler and HRSG steam generators.
  • Demonstrated skills in welding & material sciences, non-destructive examination (NDE) processes, and basic boiler component design.
  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.


Non-Technical Skills and Requirements:

  • Work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Effective written & verbal skills that foster positive interpersonal communication;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Computer Skills - Proficiency in computer applications applicable to specific work field/discipline;
  • Strong conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to give presentations, manage multiple projects, train and mentor others.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • NDE certifications
  • NBIC commission 

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Degree required (equivalence not accepted in lieu of degree): Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering



For placement of a candidate in a Consulting Engineer title, the following criteria must be met:

  • Possess a 4-year Engineering degree from an ABET accredited Engineering program based on the year that the Engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
  • Possess a 4-year Engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own Engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or
  • Possess a 4-year degree in Engineering (non-ABET accredited), Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate Engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same Engineering discipline is ABET-accredited based on the year the Engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
  • Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description


Professional Engineer (PE)


Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position, must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Travel 26-50%
Confined Spaces 26-50%

Other Working Conditions

1. Work schedule may include nights, weekends, and holidays, especially in outage seasons.
2. Office environment (60%) and Power Station environment (40%)
3. Travel time – 40% (will be able to be home most of the time) Approximately 15% will be overnight travel (particularly during outage season in spring and fall)
4. May include work in high places from scaffolding (fixed and suspended);

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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·17,000 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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

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