Military Fellowship Program (Skillbridge) - Sr Reactor Operator In Training (Millstone)

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At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer or sponsor a work visa or employment authorization for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

Dominion Energy’s Millstone Nuclear Power Station located in Waterford, Connecticut has Military Fellowship positions available which align to our Senior Reactor Operator in Training position. The Military Fellowship program is intended to support Millstone’s long-term staffing needs by providing participants a valuable experience that can lead to fulltime employment upon separation from the military. This work experience may be up to 180 days, as agreed upon by the selected servicemember and approved by their military command.


This is a non-union job which is to be based at Millstone Nuclear Power Station.

The Senior Reactor Operator in Training (SROIT) position is part of the Operations Department at Millstone Power Station. Upon successful completion of the training program, incumbents will be trained to provide technical and operational leadership to assist with the supervision of licensed and non-licensed nuclear operators on an assigned shift.

Trainees are being prepared to be responsible for the overall safe, reliable, and efficient operation of a nuclear power plant, under all conditions, in accordance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's regulations and Dominion's Operating Specifications and Standards.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 7+ years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience.  
  • Eligible military servicemembers must have a minimum rank of E-6
  • Preferred Candidates will have a rank of O-3 or higher
  • HS diploma or GED plus the equivalent of 60 hours of college level instruction in math, chemistry, materials, reactor theory, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, electrical and reactor control theory
  • 18 months or more in a position equivalent to reactor operator at a military reactor (qualified to manipulate or direct the manipulation of control rods) -  Qualifying titles include: Engineering Officer of the Watch, Propulsion Plant Watch Officer; Engineering Watch Supervisor; Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • demonstrates a strong working knowledge of the operation of nuclear reactor, turbine generator equipment and related computer controls
  • has successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Program and has related work experience
  • demonstrates a sincere respect for the need for attention to all matters affecting nuclear safety
  • demonstrated leadership skill and ability to provide clear work direction, develop work schedules, and make decisions.
  • skilled in problem solving and problem resolution.

Education Requirements

  • Required: High School Graduate, GED
  • Preferred Candidates will possess Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Engineering Technology or closely related field

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Confined Spaces 51-75%
Dust / Grease / Oil 51-75%
Energized Wires 51-75%
Fumes 51-75%
Heat 51-75%
Loud Noise 51-75%
Operating Machinery 51-75%
Outdoors 51-75%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 51-75%
Radiation 51-75%
Office Work Environment 26-50%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


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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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