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Nuclear Electrician I

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

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 3 years Naval Nuclear experience in the following discipline; Electrician Mate (EM) which includes successful completion of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program
Possess 3 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

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.   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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Top 3 Reasons to Apply

1. We Value Team Work
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Safe Work Environment

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.
Join us!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 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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