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Engineer I/II/III - Civil Surry SLR

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Job Summary

Surry Subsequent License Renewal is looking for an Engineer I/II/III - Civil. 

There is one position that will be filled at the Engineer I, Engineer II, or Engineer III level, commensurate with the successful candidates knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. 

The successful candidate will participate as an integral member of the Surry Subsequent License Renewal (SLR) Engineering team to support design, equipment procurement and installation activities of major equipment to provide for the continued safe and efficient operation of Surry Power Station through 80 years of power generation.  Projects include steam generator replacement, main generator replacement, fuel handling system upgrades, digital control & protection system upgrades, feedwater heater replacement to name a few.

Job duties include:  


Support the development of high quality and technically sound Engineering products and projects which will include Design Change Packages and drawings to provide for engineered plant improvements and solutions to operations and maintenance problems which ensure long-term equipment reliability. This position requires engagement with Engineering vendors, Corporate Engineering, station stakeholders and implementing personnel throughout all design phases. 
Support the preparation/revision/review of calculations in support of engineering products. Support the preparation and revision of specifications for the procurement of new or replacement equipment and interface with vendors to resolve technical matters.
Support the preparation/review of engineering studies to evaluate design related system operational problems and/or recommended equipment/system replacements in order to provide technically sound engineering solutions.
Provide routine technical support for design-related issues in construction, maintenance, and operations which may include the development of engineering technical evaluations.
Demonstrated ability to provide oversight and guidance to Engineering vendors to ensure the best quality product and most cost-effective solution that’s in the best interest of Dominion Energy.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Engineer I: 0-3 Years of civil engineering experience;

Engineer II: 3-7 Years of civil engineering experience;

Engineer III: 7+ Years of civil engineering experience

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3 and above, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined are strongly encouraged to apply.
Knowledge of engineering theories and principles.
Knowledge of large power generating / industrial facility systems.
Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices.
Some experience and knowledge of various codes and standards, such as ASCE, AISC and ACI.
Equally effective working independently or in team environment.
Proven decision-making skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.


Nuclear Design Engineering experience, specifically with the Standard Design Process (IP-ENG-001).
Design experience of heat exchangers, pumps, piping and other mechanical systems for power stations or other larger industrial facilities.
Familiarity with industrial and mechanical systems and components (HVAC, Pumps, Piping, Valves, Control Systems, etc.)
Experience in developing Engineering Specifications (Procurement, Design and Installation).
Experience with reviewing manufacturer/supplier documentation, drawings, specifications, etc to ensure new equipment meets specified physical, performance and other requirements.
Major component installation and construction experience.
PE license desired, not required. Prior SRO license and/or STA certification desired, not required.
Positive, optimistic, team player and solution-oriented attitude.
Demonstrated ability to understand a wide variety of topics and be sufficiently intrusive to ensure all work items under their area of responsibility are produced with the highest of quality including technical accuracy.
Demonstrate high integrity, safety, professionalism, and appropriate behavior driven results.
Be a strong advocate to communicate and elevate issues in a timely manner.
Willingness to travel for benchmarking purposes and vendor oversight activities.

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.

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Civil preferred.

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%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


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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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