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Engineer II/Nuclear Engineer III (STA In Training)

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.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

These position(s) which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities THIS TITLE IS TO BE USED FOR AN ENGINEER WITH A QUALIFIED DEGREE FROM AN ABET ACCREDITED ENGINEERING PROGRAM WHILE IN EXTENSIVE TRAINING TO OBTAIN QUALIFICATIONS AS A SHIFT TECHNICAL ADVISOR.

This job is established only for employees who have been on-site at least six months after hire who have entered the formal training program for the Shift Technical Advisor (STA) qualification/certification.

Upon successful completion of the training program, the employee(s) will be qualified to perform the STA function of ensuring that adequate engineering and accident assessment expertise is available on-shift.

Once qualified as a Shift Technical Advisor (STA) the employees responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Providing engineering and accident assessment advice to the on-duty Operations staff during accident and transient conditions.

Coordinating activities with site personnel in order to support plant operations.

Assessing Spent Fuel Pool heat load during both outage and non-outage conditions.

Performing risk reviews for emergent activities and schedule changes in accordance with WM-AA-301, Operational Risk Assessment, and EOOS, as applicable.

Reviewing reactivity management plans.

Supporting the on-duty Operations staff in matters pertaining to plant operations.

Performing risk evaluations for emergent configurations, when requested by the Unit SRO.

Notifying appropriate Station Management when there has been a reactor trip or other significant event or transient as soon as possible.

Conducting independent reactor trip reviews and investigating unplanned reactor trips.

Providing advisory technical support to the Shift Manager in the areas of thermal hydraulics, reactor engineering, and plant analysis with regard to the safe operation of the unit.

During the course of the prescribed training period, incumbents in this role may function in the capacity of Nuclear Engineer III (i.e. during outages and/or emergent situations).

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Nuclear Engineer III (STA in Training)

    Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • One year of professional level nuclear power plant experience; 6 months experience shall be on-site, prior to entering the formal training program. (ANSI 4.4.8.)
  • 5 or more years of engineering experience
  • ABET accredited engineering degree


Engineer II (STA in Training)

  • One (1) year of professional level nuclear power plant experience , Six (6) months experience shall be required on-site prior to entering the formal training program
  • 3 or more years of engineering experience
  • ABET - accredited engineering degree

 

Required for both positions:

Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals

Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position

Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives

Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management

Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)

Planning, organizational and project management skills

Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills

Effective decision making skills

Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)

Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems

Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices

Equally effective working independently or in a team environment

Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications.

 

 

 

Education Requirements

Education Level:
Bachelors Degree Required 

Disciplines Required:  Engineering

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA:

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 engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program 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 Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math 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

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 engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program 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 Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math 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 Professional Engineer license.

Working Conditions

Confined Spaces 51-75%
Dust / Grease / Oil 51-75%
Energized Wires 51-75%
Fumes 51-75%
Heat 51-75%
Loud Noise 51-75%
Office Work Environment 26-50%
Operating Machinery 51-75%
Outdoors 51-75%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 51-75%
Radiation 51-75%
Travel Up to 25%
Cold 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 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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

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.
 
Join us!
 

Facts:
·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


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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