Engineer II - Nuclear Procurement (Hybrid)

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!


We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

The Procurement Engineer is responsible for specifying technical and quality requirements to support procurement, verification testing, and acceptance of materials and services that are used in the nuclear power plant. 

The Procurement Engineer is exposed to a diverse set of challenges associated with procurement and quality control of nuclear power plant equipment. The work is often fast-paced and directly supports plant operation for Millstone Power Station. The Procurement Engineer is involved in a broad array of technical issues related to component replacements and material quality, interfacing routinely with Procurement Engineer peers, Materials Verification Lab inspectors, vendors and manufacturers, other Supply Chain groups, Engineering, Maintenance, Planning and other station personnel.

The primary duties and responsibilities of a Mechanical, Civil or Nuclear Procurement Engineer include:
•    Provide engineering support during procurement activities of replacement parts and services
•    Develop technical evaluations and commercial grade item evaluations used to support verification and acceptance of mechanical items during procurement and receipt activities
•    Prepare item equivalency evaluations, subcomponent classification evaluations, and shelf-life determinations of replacement mechanical items
•    Provide testing and acceptance criteria to the Materials Verification Lab and support verification testing of materials to be used in the nuclear power plant
•    Perform engineering analysis, research, and evaluation 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

2-5 years of engineering experience (may include nuclear power plant, procurement, design, quality assurance, engineering, or similar). 

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil or Nuclear engineering degree required, ABET accredited.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
•    Basic knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals
•    Ability to apply engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives
•    Basic understanding and application of configuration management
•    Planning, organizational, and project management skills
•    Effective decision-making skills
•    Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)
•    Computer skills and ability to learn and apply software programs
•    Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs. (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)
•    Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills
•    Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems
•    Ability to interpret codes, regulations, and practices
•    Ability to effectively work both independently and within a team environment
•    Ability to develop project management skills and to handle multiple tasks
Preferred Qualifications:
•    Developmental experience in a professional engineering position
•    Understanding and experience using 10CFR50 Appendix B, ASME NQA-1-1994, and ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
•    Experience with SharePoint, SAP Hana, MS Office, Cognos, IBM Maximo/PAMS
•    Basic understanding of computer programming languages such as C++, Python, and ABAP and interface experience in .NET, JavaScript, SQL, and/or MDX are a plus
•    Understanding of or experience using measuring and test equipment


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

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil or Nuclear engineering degree required. 

  • 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

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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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.
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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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·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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Hanover
Nearest Secondary Market: Chesterfield

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