Engineering Technical Specialist III (Richmond VA)(Hybrid)

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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 or sponsor a work visa or employment authorization for this position.



Job Summary

Dominion's Power Generation Business Unit seeks an Engineering Technical Specialist with Welding experience & knowledge, “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 Technical Support – Provide welding technical 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 Technical 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

Knowledge Technical Qualifications:

  • 5-6 years of engineering technical support experience in the maintenance and operation of fossil-fueled (coal, oil, gas) boiler and HRSG steam generators.
  • Minimum 2 years heavily supporting an NBIC R-Stamp Program.
  • Must have extensive experience with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel & Power Piping Codes (Specifically 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.
  • Demonstrated skills in welding & material sciences, non-destructive examination (NDE) processes, and basic boiler component design.
  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) 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

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

Preferred Discipline(s): Engineering Technology, Physics, Biology, Computer Engineering 

Other discipline(s) may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.


In order to be a titled Engineering Technical Specialist, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 4-year Engineering Technology degree or 4-year degree in Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or
  • 4-year degree in Physics, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Engineering or other technical related discipline; or
  • 4-year non-technical degree and post-graduate degree in Engineering Technology or Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or
  • Equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred degree

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Energized Wires 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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