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Dominion Energy NDE Specialist/Sr NDE Specialist - Nuclear Innsbrook in GLEN ALLEN, Virginia

NDE Specialist/Sr NDE Specialist - Nuclear Innsbrook

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company: Dominion Energy

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That’s right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

The success candidate can work from any of these Dominion Energy locations:

VC Summer, SC

Millstone Power Station, CT

North Anna Power Station, VA

Surry Power Station, VA

Innsbrook Technical Center, VA

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity.

Job Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated NDE Specialist or Sr NDE Specialist to perform Eddy Current analysis for the Dominion Energy Nuclear Fleet in support of the Steam Generator and Balance of Plant Heat Exchanger Programs. The NDE team works in the corporate Nuclear Engineering and Fuel department. The NDE team provides direction and oversight support to NDE inspections performed across the fleet. The NDE specialists develop, update and maintain NDE procedures to ensure compliance with applicable requirements. Audit contractors, vendors and applicable documents for compliance to Dominion written procedures, codes and standards. Act as technical authority and provide NDE guidance to NDE Inspectors and other departments to ensure proper communication and interpretation of test results and prompt repair of components. programs. Perform NDE inspections of power plant components using advanced methods. The Eddy Current Level II/III is responsible for the following key activities:Perform nondestructive examinations (NDE) of power plant components including steam generators and all heat exchangers within scope of the heat exchanger and steam generator programs during scheduled and forced outage situations.  Monitor and coordinate the repairs resulting from the inspection.  Document findings to be included in startup assessment reports to include recommended changes to analysis guidelines as necessary. Review eddy current data for vendor performed flux thimble tubes and balance of plant heat exchanger inspections. Review and approve Eddy Current Analysis Guidelines including reviewing the degradation assessments and condition monitoring assessment to ensure compliance with Technical Specifications, NEI 97-06, and EPRI guidelines. Specify the tube repair/plugging methods as applicable in accordance with industry standards and technical specifications. Review and approve vendor examination personnel certifications and procedures. Provide oversight of the training and testing of data analysts. Review and validate vendor recommended inspection plans identified in the degradation assessment. Schedule and coordinate standard, or portions of large, NDE inspection programs.  Provide technical NDE guidance to engineering, maintenance and operating departments to ensure proper communication and interpretation of test results and prompt repair of components.   Coordinate the work of contract personnel and less experienced inspectors.   Responsible for duties such as: updating and maintaining logs, eddy current data management system, records and files, and preparing NDE procedures and inspection plans.   Travel to stations to provide NDE support for outages and oversight of vendor eddy current examinations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for entry into this job include the following:

NDE Specialist: 5-6+years OF NDE related experience in Nuclear Power. Sr NDE Specialist: 7+ years of NDE related experience in nuclear power

In depth knowledge of various non-destructive testing methods and their application in nuclear power plants.

Familiarity with the requirements of ASME, ANSI, and ASNT Codes and Standards relative to fabrication and in-service


Education Requirements

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


Preferred Disciplines: Technical

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Candidate must certify to Dominion Energy NDE Written Practices

The most qualified candidate for this position would have:

Qualified Data Analyst Certification

Experience with steam generator inspection regulatory requirements and vendor exam processes.

Experience with Balance of Plant Heat Exchanger inspections

A demonstrated ability to plan inspection work activities with multiple nuclear plant departments and approved vendors; and

Effective communication skills for engaging nuclear management, station stakeholders, vendors, and the regulator.

Certification in other NDE methods (e.g., Liquid Dye Penetrant (PT), Magnetic Particle (MT), Radiography (RT), Ultrasonic (UT)) preferred.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Requires working irregular or additional hours for project completion and on-call rotation. Requires travel with overnight stays. Must have a valid driver's license.

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. 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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