Dominion Energy Engineer I (STA in Training) in WATERFORD, Connecticut

Engineer I (STA in Training)

Date:Mar 5, 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


This job is established only for employees who have been on-site at least six months after hire who have entered the formal training program for the Shift Technical Advisor (STA) qualification/certification. Upon successful completion of the training program, the employee(s) will be qualified to perform the STA function of ensuring that adequate engineering and accident assessment expertise is available on-shift.

Once qualified as a Shift Technical Advisor (STA) the employee's responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Providing engineering and accident assessment advice to the on-duty Operations staff during accident and transient conditions.

Coordinating activities with site personnel in order to support plant operations.

Assessing Spent Fuel Pool heat load during both outage and non-outage conditions.

Performing risk reviews for emergent activities and schedule changes in accordance with WM-AA-301, Operational Risk Assessment, and EOOS, as applicable; Performing risk evaluations for emergent configurations, when requested by the Unit SRO.

Reviewing reactivity management plans

Supporting the on-duty Operations staff in matters pertaining to plant operations.

Notifying appropriate Station Management when there has been a reactor trip or other significant event or transient as soon as possible.

Conducting independent reactor trip reviews and investigating unplanned reactor trips.

Providing advisory technical support to the Shift Manager in the areas of thermal hydraulics, reactor engineering, and plant analysis with regard to the safe operation of the unit.

During the course of the prescribed training period, incumbents in this role may function in the capacity of Engineer I (i.e. during outages and/or emergent situations).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

One (1) year of professional level nuclear power plant experience

Six (6) months experience shall be required on-site prior to entering the formal training program

Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals

Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives

Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management

Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)

Planning, organizational and project management skills

Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills

Effective decision making skills

Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems

Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices

Equally effective working independently or in a team environment

Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA: For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met: Possess a 4-year 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 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 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 U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

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

Bachelor of Engineering

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel 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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