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Engineer II/Nuclear Engineer III (Licensing Engineer)

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 is seeking an experienced Licensing Engineer at the mid or senior level.  The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This position provides support, direction, and advice on regulatory requirements, and strategic guidance on emerging regulatory issues to station staff, as well as coordinating station efforts related to NRC inspection activities and regulatory submittals for the Millstone Power Station.  The successful candidate must be able to work independently yet work with other stakeholders to develop Millstone and Nuclear Business Unit consensus positions on complex interdepartmental licensing, compliance, and enforcement issues.  The individual must possess solid written communication skills as the position requires development and support of legal docketed correspondence and regulatory submittals.  Excellent oral communication skills are required as the position requires direct interaction with all levels of the organization and direct communications with various members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), including onsite inspectors.


Job Responsibilities:
•    Provide station departments Subject Matter Expertise on regulatory requirements, including Operability, reportability, commitment management, and Tech Spec interpretation
•    Coordinate day-to-day station response to NRC Resident Inspector questions and issues
•    Coordinate station readiness for NRC team inspections
•    Develop strategies to respond to potential enforcement actions
•    Develop licensing strategies and submittals in support of modifications, Tech Spec changes, and license amendments
•    Other assignments or responsibilities as assigned

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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


Minimum Qualifications
•    Applicants for the Engineer II position must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program plus 3-6 years of engineering experience.
•    Applicants for the Nuclear Engineer III position must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program plus 7 years of engineering experience.
•    Excellent interpersonal, coordination, and facilitation skills
•    Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)
•    Ability to organize large amounts of data, think analytically, and solve complex problems in a timely manner
•    Ability to interpret codes, regulations, and standards
•    Equally effective working independently or in a team environment
•    Strong planning and organizational skills
•    Proven decision-making skills
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Strong leadership skills with ability to serve as a project team lead
•    In-depth knowledge of NRC organization, regulations, and procedures
•    Strong general knowledge of Technical Specifications and UFSARs
•    Working knowledge of nuclear power plant operations and processes (SRO license/certification or STA certification a plus)
•    Nuclear licensing experience 


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-E9, W1-CW5, or O1-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above are encouraged to apply

Education Requirements

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 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 Professional Engineer license.

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

Confined spaces Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes 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%
Cold 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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1. Great Work Life Balance
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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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·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

Nearest Major Market: Hanover
Nearest Secondary Market: Chesterfield

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