Nuclear Instrument Technician I, II, or III

Date: Feb 29, 2024

Location: SURRY, VA, US, 23883

Company: Dominion Energy

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The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3  plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (below).


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Job Summary

Surry Power Station in Surry, VA is seeking Nuclear Instrument Technicians I, II, or III to join the team. The positions will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 Nuclear Instrument Tech I /II /III
Work under direction of a Supervisor or Nuclear Specialist Technician and perform maintenance and calibration activities such as corrective and prevent maintenance. Performs work activities in both a shop and field environment to include normal and radiological areas of the plant.
Work on both analog and digital control systems including microprocessor, electronic, and pneumatic instrumentation and controls including pressure, temperature, and flow sensors and associated alarm circuits. Corrects anomalous operations of indicators, controllers and instrument loops using more advanced test equipment and investigative techniques. Accurately completes documentation associated with assigned job tasks and complies with approved procedures. Complies with and demonstrates a working knowledge of Work Management processes, Equipment Clearances (safety tagging), Radiological Work permits including the containment associated with department maintenance work assignments and Safety regulations, policies, and practices. Uses industry accepted human performance practices to promote error free performance and coach others to raise standards and expectations. Satisfactorily completes the initial training requirements on-the-job training and performance evaluation requirements identified in the Nuclear Instrument Technician Development Training Program as accredited by the National Academy for Nuclear Training. Supports Engineers in the conduct data collection and testing. Assists with plant design changes and modification, both electrically and mechanically for new or upgraded instrumentation and controls.

Nuclear Instrument Tech III position will be required to fulfill a role on the Emergency Response Organization (ERO).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Nuclear Instrument Tech I
0-2 years or more of related experience. Commercial nuclear power experience & Nuclear Navy (ET or EM) experience preferred.

Nuclear Instrument Tech II
Successfully completed the Navy Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess a minimum of 6 years of experience (hands on experience in the field/fleet) in the following discipline: Nuclear Electronics Technician (ET)

Possess 6 years or more industrial experience in a directly related field (ex. Instrument & Controls, electronics, etc.) Military electronic experience in any Armed Force Services is preferred.

Nuclear Instrument Tech III
Successful completion of Nuclear Instrument Technician Development Program as accredited by the National Academy for Nuclear Training.

Requirements for I/II/III positions:

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot analog and digital instrumentation and control circuits. 
Demonstrated general familiarity of electrical and mechanical physical/dimensional measurements.
Demonstrated ability to interpret a range of general diagrams, prints, and written procedural instructions and to perform work using the information.
Must be physically able and willing to utilize respirators, SCBA bottles, fall protection or other equipment essential to the requirements of maintaining a Nuclear Power Plant including making containment entries.
Must be able to and willing to work at varying elevations, confined quarters, and radiological areas of the plant. 
Must have the physical ability to carry a minimum of 50 pounds tooling, test equipment, and plant equipment.

Education Requirements

Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.

Disciplines: Preferred: Instrumentation Technology

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

for a Nuclear Instrument Technician III - ANSI/ANS-3.1-2014, Section,, and and Regulatory Guide 1.8, Revision 4, Staff Regulatory Guidance

Working Conditions

Loud Noise Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, (Other Sites)


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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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