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Nuclear Plant Equipment Operator - Accelerated Program

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This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Millstone Power Station in Waterford, Connecticut is seeking Nuclear Plant Equipment Operators for the Accelerated Program.

 

The Nuclear Plant Equipment Operator position is an entry level position into the Control Room.  Individuals in this title are expected to enter the Control Operator licensing program when selected.

 

Responsible for performing work associated with the operation of various plant equipment. Locally, starts up, operates, inspects and shuts down primary radwaste and secondary plant systems and associated/related components. Performs or assists with scheduled, operational tests on protective devices and safety systems. Reads meters, gauges, thermometers and instruments on equipment, makes adjustments to obtain efficient operations, and records readings as required. Inspects outdoor transformer equipment, including deluge system, operates service switchgear and operating M-G sets and rectifiers, reports abnormal conditions. Participates in self-assessments and prompt adequate resolution of identified department issues. Conducts safety tagging IAW station policies and programs.  Train for and as needed perform duties as a site fire brigade responder. Responsible for receiving, informing, and giving information in a timely manner related to issues such as safe work practices, work schedules or delays, wasted resources, errors not readily apparent or easy to detect, and non-compliance to procedures, and work processes or procedures that could improve performance or reduce costs.

 

The Company is actively seeking United States military veterans who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

This is an entry level position into the Operations Department with the expectation that the candidate will enter the appropriate license program.  In order to progress to the next level in Operations the individual must demonstrate the abillity to obtain a Reactor Operators license and/or Senior Reactor Operator license.

 

To be considered for this position you must have one of the following qualifications:

 

  • Successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess a minimum of 6 years experience in one of the following disciplines:  EM, MM, ET or ELT

OR

  • Completed similar Non Licensed Operator training programs at other commercial nuclear stations and possess a minimum of 4 years of directly related experience

 

Additional qualifications:

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. Thorough knowledge of operation of pumps, valves, motors, and other power plant equipment. A basic knowledge of nuclear power plant systems and their operation, and health physics procedures. Ability to diagnose problems in power plant equipment, write Condition Reports for repairs.

This position requires the participation in the Fire Bridage up to and including fulfilling the role of Fire Brigade leader and works a rotating shift schedule

 

Education Requirements

High School Graduate or GED is required

Working Conditions
Confined Spaces 26-50%
Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes 26-50%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 51-75%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 51-75%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Test Description
This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Plant Operators Selection System (POSS) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, https://careers.dominionenergy.com/content/Pre-Employment-Testing/

 

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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 dombenefits.com.

 

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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·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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