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Engineer I/Engineer II or Engineer III - Reactor Engineering Millstone CT

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: WATERFORD, CT, US, 06385

Company: Dominion Energy

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.


Job Summary

Dominion Energy is currently seeking an experienced Engineer II or Engineer III for the Reactor Engineering group in the Site Engineering Department at Millstone Power Station in Waterford, CT.  The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The Reactor Engineer will perform periodic tests of reactor core design parameters and power distribution limits.  Duties include providing reactivity management guidance to Operations personnel during plant evolutions as well as performing reviews of design change packages and procedure changes for impact to the Reactivity Management Program.  The Reactor Engineer also provides engineering oversight of fuel offload and reload and performs zero-power physics testing following refueling outages.  Engineer I candidates will be provided direction and oversight.  Engineer II candidates will be expected to lead small, cross-functional groups in solving system problems and planning for future equipment reliability.  They are expected to be able to work with minimal supervisor direction. Engineer III candidates will be expected to lead larger, multi-discipline groups in solving system problems and planning for future equipment reliability.  They are expected to be able to work independently on assigned tasks.  This specific position may lead special efforts to improve and sustain equipment reliability. Perform other duties as requested or assigned. The successful candidate will be required to become a member of the Millstone Power Station (MPS) Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and respond to plant ERO events in a 30–60-minute time frame.

 Relocation may be offered to the successful eligible candidate.  The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Engineer I:  0-2 years of relevant engineering experience. 
Engineer II:
 3+ years of relevant engineering experience; 
Engineer III:  5+ years of relevant engineering experience;  

A Nuclear Engineering degree or at least one year of nuclear engineering experience is highly preferred; 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 count as one year toward the year of experience. A Master's Degree will count as one year toward the years of experience.

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 are encouraged to apply
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

Required degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):


Required discipline(s): Engineering, Nuclear preferred

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.

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


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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Employee Referral Eligible: Yes

Nearest Major Market: Hanover
Nearest Secondary Market: Chesterfield

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