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Nuclear Instrument Technician III

Date: Nov 17, 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 third 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.

Independently performs maintenance and calibration activities and may lead other technicians in the field. Performs work activities in both a shop and field environment to include both normal and radiological areas of the plant. Work activities are related to maintenance, installation, calibration, maintenance and testing of safety-related equipment associated with electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation and control systems. Satisfactorily completes the Instrument and Control Technician Training Program. Leads and completes scheduled work activities such as preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, calibrations and troubleshooting. Performs maintenance and calibration of major instrumentation and control associated with Reactor protection and Turbine Control in addition to other important safety related equipment. Coordinates work with other departments to facilitate job completion and to ensure synchronized efforts: Works on both analog and digital control systems and includes maintenance on microprocessor, electronic and pneumatic instrumentation and control systems including pressure, temperature and flow sensors and associated alarm circuits. Corrects anomalous operation of control and protection systems through the use of computer traces and trends, data obtained using sophisticated test equipment and fundamental and advanced investigative techniques. Accurately completes documentation associated with assigned job tasks and complies with all regulatory and site procedures and policies, including Site Emergency Plan and technical Specifications. Works with other technicians to ensure accurate documentation.Demonstrates high level of knowledge of Work Management processes, Equipment Clearances (safety tagging), Radiological Work Permits associated with department maintenance work assignments, and Safety regulations, policies and practices. Provides peer support in these processes.Actively works with other departments to perform maintenance, calibrations, testing of equipment and control loops, and troubleshooting on systems and equipment, including the reactor containment and other radiological areas, during all modes of plant operation.Uses and reinforces use of industry accepted human performance practices to promote error free performance and coaches others to raise standards and expectations. Supports Engineers in the conduct of data collection and testing.As necessary, performs circuit board component level repair and calibration.Actively works with Engineering on plant design changes and modifications, both electrically and mechanically, for new or upgraded instrumentation and controls.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess a minimum of 8 years experience (hands on experience in the field/fleet)   in the following discipline; Nuclear Electronics Technician (ET)




Possess 8 years or more industrial experience in a directly related field (ex. Instrument & Controls, electronics, etc).  Military electronic experience in any Armed Force Services is preferred. 




Successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Training program and possess a minimum of 8 years combined Navy Nuclear Electronics Technician and Industrial experience in a directly related field (ex. Instrument & Controls, electronics, etc).

Education Requirements

Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education

Preferred Discipline: Instrumentation Technology


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

Working Conditions

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 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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