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Dominion Energy Engineering Technical Specialist II/III (Richmond VA)(Hybrid) in RICHMOND, Virginia

Engineering Technical Specialist II/III (Richmond VA)(Hybrid)

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!

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

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.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

Job Summary

Dominion's Power Generation (PG) Business Unit seeks an NDE (non-destructive examination) Technical Specialist II/III to oversee and manage the non-nuclear power station fleet-wide NDE Program, ensuring appropriate and accurate NDE inspection plus quality control performed by Dominion or Contractor personnel.

The successful candidate will provide the following corporate support in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements:

1) Technical authority for NDE - provide technical advice to engineering and station personnel;

2) NDE Standards and Procedures – maintain and update to ensure compliance with Code requirements, along with governance oversight to ensure consistent approach, standards, and performance expectations across the PG fleet;

3) NDE Corporate Training Program – work with training vendor to maintain the program, coordinates training, and vendor qualifies the designated company NDE personnel (training classes and appropriate re-certification testing);

4) Vendor and Contract NDE – audit/approve programs and procedures for Dominion PG work, including maintaining a balance of NDE vendor contracts to provide NDE resources for sufficient station and outage support requirements;

5) New NDE Techniques – proactive assessments of new techniques and regulatory requirements for Dominion applications, and coordinates with vendors to meet those increasing technology demands.

6) NDE Budget – plan and manage NDE department budget (outage, call outs, training, equipment calibration, etc.), plus provide NDE budgetary assistance to stations as required.

7) Field Work Oversight – coordinate NDE scope of work and resources for NDE work in the field. Provide direct supervision of contract NDE personnel as needed, during major outages, including daily assignments, review of examination reports, scheduling, coordinating station support requirements, and review/approve daily contractor timesheets and invoices.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

  • Engineering Technical Specialist II : Minimum 6-8 years NDE experience in the fossil-fueled areas of boilers, HRSGs, turbines, and balance of plant equipment;

  • Engineering Technical Specialist III: Minimum 8-10 years NDE experience in the fossil-fueled areas of boilers, HRSGs, turbines, and balance of plant equipment;

Knowledge Technical Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of various NDE testing methods and their application in non-nuclear power stations;

  • In-depth knowledge with the requirements of ASME, ANSI, and ASNT Codes and Standards relative to fabrication and in-service inspections, including B31.1, B31.3, and R Stamp related work;

  • •Level II - specific company held Level II Certification in 3 of the following basic NDE methods – VT, PT, MT, RT, UT, or ET. ASNT Certifications preferred but not required.

  • •Level III - specific company held Level III Certification in 3 of the following basic NDE methods – VT, PT, MT, RT, UT, or ET. ASNT Certifications preferred but not required.

  • Non-Technical Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills that foster positive interpersonal communication;

  • Work both independently with minimal oversight, and, in a team environment;

  • Self-motivated with strong leadership skills to proactively support the NDE Program;

  • Computer Skills - Proficiency in computer applications applicable to specific work field/discipline;

  • Strong conflict resolution skills;

  • Ability to give presentations, manage multiple projects, train, and mentor others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • API Certifications

  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

  • ASNT Certifications

Education Requirements

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

Education Level: High School minimum

Recommended: 2 year community or technical school, or associate technical degree

Preferred Discipline(s): Physics, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Engineering or other technical related discipline

In order to be a titled Engineering Technical Specialist, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 4-year Engineering Technology degree or 4-year degree in Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or

  • 4-year degree in Physics, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Engineering or other technical related discipline; or

  • 4-year non-technical degree and post-graduate degree in Engineering Technology or Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or

  • Equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred degree

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Confined spaces Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel 26-50%

Office Work Environment 51-75%

Other Working Conditions

Work schedule may include nights, weekends, and holidays, especially in outage seasons.

Office environment (50%) and Power Station environment (50%).

Travel time – 40% (will be able to be home most of the time). Approximately 20% will be overnight travel (particularly during outage season in spring and fall).

May include work in high places from scaffolding (fixed and suspended);

May include work in tight, confined spaces;

May include work in dusty, dirty spaces.

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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About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.

I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.

We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry. We're shaping the future of energy in America.

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·17,000 employees

·Headquarters: Richmond, VA

·16 states in the US

·$100 billion of assets

·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions

·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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