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Nuclear Electrician I

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Location: WATERFORD, CT, US, 6385

Company: Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.


Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.


Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This is the first level in a three level job series.  Candidates will only be considered for the position level to which they apply. In order to be considered for other levels, you must apply directly to the job posting for that level.

This position is pending availability of a vacancy.

Nuclear electrician responsibilities include:

  • Performs electrical work activities associated with the construction, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and plant systems.
  • Locates faults on electrical installations, determines work to be done and makes necessary repairs. Installs control and switchboard wiring and equipment; operates and maintains complicated electrical equipment.
  • Conducts surveillances on fire equipment, station batteries and other equipment governed by station technical specifications.
  • Verifies that quality-controlled instruments are kept in calibration and are accounted for.
  • Performs work direction functions related to electrical maintenance work to insure compliance with Station Administrative Control Procedures, NRC requirements and technical specifications.
  • Provides input to the Team Leader and Maintenance Support Services for on-line and outage planning activities.
  • Interprets complex wiring diagrams and blueprints.
  • Plans and performs control wiring addition/removal on control circuits which are either energized or in close proximity to other circuits which are energized; modifications to electrical control boards where accuracy and appearance are critical.
  • Reads, interprets and prepares installation write-ups from production plant elementary, schematic, wiring and interconnection diagrams.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Possess a minimum of 4 years Naval Nuclear experience in the following discipline; Electrician Mate (EM) which includes successful completion of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program
Possess 4 years or more appropriate craft experience; nuclear industry experience is preferred in a directly related field (ex. electrical). 


Must be qualified and able to perform the responsibilities and tasks of the position to accurately read, interpret, and comply with company/department procedures, provide attention to detail, and to minimize errors. Capable of working with mechanical tools and working knowledge of plant systems and their functions pertinent to plant administrative requirements. Position requires maintaining unescorted plant access qualification, maintaining enclosed volume and radiation worker qualifications, maintaining Station Emergency Response Organization (SERO) qualifications, and supporting non-core work schedules (night shift) to support the needs of the plant. Individual must be able to meet the physical job requirements of this position and support the department's shop on-call responsibilities.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate or GED

Candidates are required to upload verification of their education prior to being scheduled for an interview

Working Conditions

Confined spaces Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil 51-75%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise 51-75%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Pressurized Lines & Valves 26-50%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Power Plant Maintenance Selection System (MASS) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process.To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser,


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.  


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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