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Associate Controls Specialist - Projects Engineering

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

Millstone Power Station in Waterford, CT is seeking an entry level Controls Specialist.


Role will include engineering product closeout tracking, NCAQ CR closeout tracking, WGST tracking, VTM coordination duties, CFAM data reporting, and coordinating design resource meetings.


Additional Job duties include:

  • Develop, implement and coordinate planning, estimating, and cost controls for power station construction projects.
  • Develop and maintain cost plan for power station construction projects based on approved estimates and schedules.
  • Monitor actual project cost and/or work status data to ensure project is proceeding on schedule and within budget.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly budget variance reports for management. Implement, evaluate and monitor controls systems.
  • Coordinate use of controls equipment and facilities. Conduct meetings with contractors and company personnel on cost control matters.
  • Fill role of design engineering designee.  
  •  Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
  • Associate Degree (financial or technical preferred) and 0-2 years of related experience.  An equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.
  • Prior experience in projects and estimating preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written), attention to detail, teamwork, analytical and organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and manager multiple tasks are essential for success in this position.
  • Good oral, written and graphical communication skills required, to include basic technical writing skills.
  • Ability to learn and conduct standard tests, measurements and experiments.
  • Ability to function as a member on a technical team.
  • Able to estimate engineering person-hours for the design, equipment/parts costs, and implementing labor durations and costs
  • Basic knowledge of computers, keyboarding skills and the use of Microsoft office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and applicable software programs.
  • Demonstrates questioning attitude, problem solving, analytical and abstract thinking skills.


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

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 above.


Education Requirements

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

Preferred Disciplines:  Financial or Technical.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Not applicable
Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
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

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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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.
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·21,000 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: Hanover
Nearest Secondary Market: Chesterfield

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