Dominion Energy Nuclear Engineer III - Mechanical in SURRY, Virginia

Nuclear Engineer III - Mechanical

Date:May 2, 2018

Location:SURRY, VA, US, 23883

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.

Job Summary

Nuclear Engineer III at our Dominion Nuclear Surry Power Plant. This candidate will be working on the Subsequent Licenses Renewal Project.

This role is the top progression level position in the engineer series. Includes senior to technical expert engineers, able to perform difficult and complex work requiring thorough knowledge of the subject matter and significant experience within functional assignment area. Devises new approaches to problems encountered and develops engineering criteria ensuring compliance with design criteria and standards. At higher levels of proficiency within this classification, incumbents are expected to provide technical expertise and/or team leadership as needed. May be required to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to major projects that have significant impact on programs in varied areas and related fields. May serve as a technical expert on engineering related legal and regulatory issues to outside entities.

Incuded Duties:

  1. Support the development of high quality and technically sound Engineering products and projects which may include Design Change Packages and drawings to provide for engineered plant improvements and solutions to operations and maintenance problems which ensure long-term equipment reliability. This position requires engagement with Engineering vendors, Corporate Engineering, station stakeholders and implementing personnel throughout all design phases.

  2. Support the preparation/revision/review of calculations in support of engineering products.

  3. Support the preparation and revision of specifications for the procurement of new or replacement mechanical and electrical equipment and interface with vendors to resolve technical matters. Interface with vendors to resolve technical matters.

  4. Support the preparation/review of engineering studies to evaluate design related system operational problems and/or recommended equipment/system replacements in order to provide technically sound engineering solutions.

  5. Provide routine technical support for design-related issues in construction, maintenance, and operations which may include the development of engineering technical evaluations.

  6. Demonstrated ability to provide oversight and guidance to Engineering vendors to ensure the best quality product and most cost effective solution that’s in the best interest of Dominion Energy.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

8+ years mechanical engineering experience. Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles. Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines. Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead. Provide guidance to less experienced engineers. Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing). Strong personal computer skills. Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems. Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices. In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.) Equally effective working independently or in team environment. Proven decision making skills. Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks. Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.

Preferred KSAs and Experience:

  • Nuclear Design Engineering experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of practical design engineering experience

  • PE, FE, SRO or STA certifications

  • Project Engineering or Project Management experience

  • Construction experience

  • Design Experience of Mechanical Systems and components for Power Stations or other larger Industrial Facilities

  • Familiarity with Industrial Electrical and Mechanical systems and components (Heat Exchangers, HVAC, Pumps, Piping, Motors, Generators, Valves, Fire Protection, Control systems/methodologies and etc.)

  • Ability to achieving milestones

  • Ability to work as positive, optimistic, team player and solution oriented attitude.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand a wide variety of topics, and be sufficiently intrusive to ensure all work items under their area of responsibility are produced with the highest of quality including technical accuracy.

  • Demonstrate high integrity, safety, professionalism, and appropriate behavior driven results.

Education Requirements

For all jobs in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:

  • Possess a 4-year Mechanical engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or

  • Possess a 4-year Mechanical engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or

  • Possess a 4-year Mechanical engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or

  • Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or

  • Holds or has previously held a valid Professional Engineer license. Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position, must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-19791, or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM QA-1 as appropraite.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Confined spaces Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil 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%

Cold Up to 25%

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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