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Senior Nuclear Scheduler

Date: Dec 7, 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

Dominion Energy is seeking a Senior Nuclear Scheduler for Millstone Power Station in Waterford, CT.

Serves as the principle or lead scheduler in the review of station logs, reports, plant issues in helping to provide a broad overview of plant maintenance, operations focus, emergent work and outage scheduling activities. Performs a variety of tasks associated with the development, scheduling, and coordination of project schedules, daily, on-line maintenance and outage schedules. Coordinates and integrates all outage and/or on-line schedules to include the scheduling of process controls and updates for future schedules. Determines outage scope, duration and provides this information to support shutdown risk reviews. Establishes, adapts and prepares monthly station key performance indicators, monitors/graphs work order or outage completions. Provides data to management and analyzes the impact of prior forced and refuel outages. Works closely with Unit Outage Coordinators, Work Week Coordinators, and operations management to update, modify, maintain and prepare an integrated online maintenance and/or outage schedule. Schedule according to logic developed by the Outage Coordinators and Operations and adjusts schedule logic while maintaining data integrity and safe plant operations. Updates the daily or outage schedule, including daily and weekly status reports. Continuously monitors and revises scheduled activities for work departments , Work Week Coordinators, and Unit Outage Coordinators . Utilizes scheduling techniques, practices and established criteria to develop, maintain, analyze, and evaluate station schedules. Develops and implements trending of critical and near critical path activities and making recommendations. Produce resource histograms as required. Analyzes critical path impacts based on schedule changes. Supports operations by creating and updating time scaled logic and bar chart diagrams, customized schedules and reports. Provides data needed to support Fleet and station performance indicators. Serves as an active member of the Outage Focus Team (OFT) and, in an outage capacity, assists the Unit Outage Coordinator with preparation of OFT and Outage Integration Team (OIT) meetings.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Associate degree or completion of technical program in craft discipline (mechanical, electrical, instrument and controls, etc.) or nuclear operations required.
  • 5+ years of related experience demonstrating working knowledge of craft specialty/nuclear operations including related work experience preparing maintenance (PM/CM/Outage) schedules required.

Considerable knowledge and work experience in project planning and work management. Knowledge of company software and systems used for scheduling outages. Proficiency in Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule analysis, with considerable experience in the use of a computer, spreadsheet applications and on-line scheduling software. Proven ability to prepare and present technical information and data in a variety of formats. Previous experience working with LAN-based project scheduling tools. Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work of self and others, work in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience through effective interaction with various levels of employees and management. Demonstrates strong analytical and abstract thinking skills, good problem solving skills, skill in determining the impact of changing variables on plant operations. Ability to process information and make decisions quickly in a fast paced environment. Detailed oriented.

Education Requirements

HS Diploma or GED is required.

Associate degree or completion of technical program in craft discipline (mechanical, electrical, instrument and controls, etc.) or nuclear operations.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 51-75%

Test Description

No Testing Required


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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