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Engineer III

Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

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.


Job Summary

Dominion Energy's Power Generation Business Unit seeks an Engineer III with Boilers, HRSG, and associated power station experience, including engineering inspections, assessments, and recommendations, etc. Will provide Welding Engineering support, ASME Code and B31.1 field support, and engineering support for our Corporate NBIC "R" stamp.

Successful candidate will provide the following corporate support in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements to Dominion Energy's power generation (non-nuclear) fleet:

  1. Boiler and HRSG Inspections - Perform and/or coordinate inspections to assets and recommend cost effective short-term repair and long tern preventive maintenance strategies, design improvements, and major equipment component replacement short/long term corporate strategies, requiring good equipment and system troubleshooting aptitudes.
  2. Boiler and HRSG Root Cause Analysis - Lead or support root causes assessments to provide recommendations to correct/mitigate repetitive events, including cost-effective maintenance and operational procedures to maintain unit capacity, reliability, and efficiency.
  3. Welding Engineering Support - Provide welding engineering support for weld assessments, design, quality assurance, and repair procedures, including stress relieving operations, in conjunction with Dominion Energy's Corporate Welding Manual and corporate "R" stamp program. This supports both ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel and Power Piping Codes.
  4. Planned and Forced Outage Support - Provide Boiler, HRSG, and welding assessment and repair recommendations for more complex maintenance events.
  5. Engineering Support -  Includes technical studies, field assessments with power station personnel, work scopes and specification development, cost estimates, construction support, vendor and QC surveillance, and coordination with maintenance or contractors for work execution. Good power station operations and maintenance knowledge is a required base line to effectively support the areas above.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Technical Knowledge Qualifications:

  • minimum 5 years of technical engineering support experience in the maintenance and operation of fossil-fueled (coal, oil, gas) boiler and HRSG steam generators
  • Knowledge welding &material sciences, non-destructive examination processes, thermodynamic processes, and basic boiler/HRSG component design
  • Knowledge of ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel & Power Piping Codes (Section I and B31.1), National Board Inspection Codes (NBIC), and working knowledge of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) methods and welding processes


Non-Technical Skills and Requirements

  • Must be an effective worker both independently and in a team environment 
  • Communication Skills - Effective written & verbal skills that foster positive interpersonal communication
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-starter and takes initiative to resolve issues
  • Computer Skills - Proficient in Plant Information (PI), ProcessBook and MS Office applications
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to give presentations, manage multiple projects, train and mentor others


Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
  • Professional Engineering (PE)
  • NDE Certifications


Education Requirements

Education Level:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering


For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, 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

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel 26-50%
Office Work Environment 51-75%

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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