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Nuclear Engineer III - Licensing

Date: Dec 9, 2018

Location: SURRY, VA, US, 23883

Company: Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.


Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.


Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


Job Summary

There is one Nuclear Engineer III - Licensing at Dominion Energy Surry Nuclear Power Station in Surry , Virginia.


The  Nuclear Engineer III - Licensing  position is responsible for working cooperatively with various plant departments and NRC inspectors on regulatory compliance matters involving plant operation, system/equipment performance, operability determinations, regulatory reporting, and determinations of Technical Specification compliance; ensuring effective communication of emergent compliance issues between plant staff and NRC inspectors; and ensuring issues and questions from the NRC are understood and communicated to appropriate plant staff, and addressed in a timely manner.   This position is also responsible for performing specialized licensing duties involving researching, evaluating, and communicating technical and legal information relating to plant design and licensing bases, and regulatory requirements.  This person may also assume a position on the plant Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and be required to respond to plant events within 60 minutes.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 6 years of related nuclear engineering experience
  • Four year Engineering Degree from an ABET accredited program
  • Operations experience, previous license certification, or previous reactor operator license are preferred
  • Prior experience in Licensing or Regulatory Compliance is preferred, as is familiarity with the NRC regulatory requirements and processes, nuclear industry organizations, experience managing diverse technical issues and organizations, and knowledge of regulatory processes.   
  • Demonstrated competencies in decision-making
  • Ability to work in a highly stressful, time constraining, regulatory environment and to maintain a professional relationship with regulatory agencies
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, draw valid conclusions and make decisions, prove decision making skills
  • Knowledge/experience of station operation, maintenance, and design
  • Ability to perform effectively in a multi task environment, demonstrated ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to independently plan and organize work schedule
  • Ability to design and manage projects, strong project planning, organization and management skills, strong leadership skills
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices
  • Equally effective working independently or in team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with internal and external customers, strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong PC skills 

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 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 Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Fumes 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%

Cold 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.  


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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