Dominion Energy Control Room Operator-Nuclear in MINERAL, Virginia
Control Room Operator-Nuclear
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This position does not offer relocation assistance.
The Operations department at the North Anna Nuclear Power Station, located in Mineral, VA, is currently seeking non-licensed Nuclear Control Room Operator candidates.
North Anna has a long history of safe operations and exemplary performance awards in the nuclear industry. As part of Dominion Energy's carbon reduction initiatives, North Anna is investing in Subsequent License Renewal and major station modernization projects to promote continued reliability through the year 2060.
Non-licensed Operators operate the turbine generator and reactor support systems while gaining the requisite knowledge and experience to become licensed Reactor Operators. This role ensures that primary and secondary plant equipment operates properly by executing operational surveillance procedures, surveying and recording readings on equipment, and implementing prescribed operational procedures.
Job duties include:
Locally operate the turbine generator and reactor support systems while gaining the requisite knowledge and experience to become licensed Reactor Operators
Monitor and control equipment and associated systems
Perform minor maintenance
Execute operational surveillance procedures to ensure that equipment and systems are functioning safely.
Survey and record readings on plant equipment to detect any potential problems
Assist in coordinating maintenance and surveillance activities
Hang and remove plant safety tags
Assist in refueling operations
Assist in preparing, transferring, loading and unloading nuclear fuel elements
Assist in development and implementation of training programs
Provide relief for other positions as required and work without assistance in job areas where sufficient knowledge and training are present
Participate in on-the-job training
This position is represented by the Bargaining Agreement between Dominion and the Local Union 50 of the IBEW. The starting hourly rate is $41.61 topping out with license at $57.42 upon successful completion of the 39-month development program. These rates are effective April 1, 2022 - April 1, 2023 and are subject to mandatory bargaining.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
Successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess a minimum of 4 years hands on experience in the field/fleet in one of the following disciplines; EM, MM, ET or ELT OR;
Completed a similar Non-Licensed Operator training program at another commercial nuclear station and possess a minimum of 4 years of directly related experience OR;
Have or have held an RO or SRO license at a nuclear facility
BS degree in Engineering is a plus
Strong knowledge of Math
Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot assigned systems and equipment
The ability to operate various equipment and maintenance tools
Willingness to study and learn while on and off the job
Excellent reasoning ability
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Must be a self starter with the ability to quickly diagnose equipment issues
Ability to interface well with peers and supervisors
Must possess leadership qualities
Must have a positive attitude
Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift
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 above are encouraged to apply.
Required: High School Graduate/GED
Required: Successful completion of Algebra II or equivalent (Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus) (Candidates who are selected for an offer must provide documentation)
Preferred: Bachelors degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Nuclear) or Nuclear Engineering Technology
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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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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