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Engineer III - Digital Testing Lead (SLR)

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

A lead test engineer is needed to support the major Digital Instrumentation and Control (I&C) modernization program at Surry Power Station. The Digital I&C project is a 10+ year effort as part of Subsequent License Renewal (SLR) to upgrade safety and non-safety-related analog systems to digital and transform the main control room to flat panel displays and controls. Comprehensive testing of the new equipment is key for the success of the project.

 

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Developing, reviewing, and approving test plans, procedures, and other supporting documentation
  • Reviewing Design / Engineering Change packages from a testing perspective
  • Achieving full qualification at Surry Power Station to perform test engineering activities
  • Serving as the overall lead of the Digital I&C project’s testing group
  • Overseeing contracted testing group, mentoring, and ensuring consistency and compliance with Dominion Energy and industry standards
  • Coordinating support activities for Factory and Site Acceptance Testing and post modification field testing during equipment installation
  • Interfacing with the primary equipment supplier to support testing activities
  • Partnering with the Surry Power Station site testing group and serving as liaison between the site testing group and the dedicated project team
  • Analyzing risk and incorporating mitigating strategies in the testing program
  • Reporting and presenting status to project managers and management team on a periodic basis

 

A cover letter is strongly encouraged.

 

A relocation package may be available for the selected candidate.

 

Military service members and veterans with a rank of E-5 or higher plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience;
  • Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles;
  • Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines;
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing);
  • Strong personal computer skills;
  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems;
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices;
  • In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.);
  • Equally effective working independently or in team environment;
  • Proven decision making skills;
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks;
  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills. 

 

Preferred:

  • Preferred experience with testing and commissioning digital equipment
  • Preferred experience in a leadership role (e.g., lead engineer, project manager, or operations shift or test lead)
  • Preferred experience serving a dedicated role on a project team


Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.  A Master's Degree will count as one year toward the years of experience.

 

Education Requirements

 
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.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires 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%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel 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 dombenefits.com.

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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