Engineer II/III or Engineering Technical Specialist II/III - Electrical Systems

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Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity. 

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



Job Summary

Dominion Energy is currently seeking experienced engineers for the Electrical and I&C Systems department in Site Engineering at the Millstone Power Station in Waterford, CT.  There are two positions available.  Positions will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The candidate will fill a position in the Electrical and I&C System Engineering Group.  The primary area of focus will be electrical systems engineering in support of operating Millstone Units 2 & 3.  Specific duties include:

Monitoring and trending of electrical system health
Preparation of engineering technical evaluations
Development of maintenance strategies and corrective action plans and supporting development of design change documentation.  
Perform other duties as requested or assigned

The candidate will work in a broad range of Electrical Power and I&C issues both on the component and system level.  Candidates will be expected to have familiarity with nuclear power plant design, including the Electrical Distribution System and or the Instrumentation and Control Systems at the station.   A Training program will be provided for the new candidate to obtain a required basic level of knowledge for understanding, plant design basis, operations, maintenances as well as work planning structure, including normal and emergency operating procedures. 

Engineer II/Engineering Technical Specialist 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/Engineering Technical Specialist 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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Engineer II/Engineering Technical Specialist II:  3+ years of relevant engineering experience; 
Engineer III/Engineering Technical Specialist III:  5+ years of relevant engineering experience

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 work experience of 6 months or greater will count as one year toward the required years of experience.  A Master's degree will count as one year toward the years of experience. Military service members and veterans with ranks from E-3, W1, or O1, 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, Electrical preferred

Engineering Technical Specialist can hold a BS Degree in another technical field OR additional relevant engineering experience.

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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