Dominion Energy Technical Specialist III in GLEN ALLEN, Virginia

Technical Specialist III

Date:Jan 10, 2019

Location:GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company:Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its, as well ase and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

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.

Job Summary

This role is responsible for specifying technical and quality requirements to support acceptance of electrical and I&C materials and services that support nuclear plant operations. This is a diverse position that is intended to blend technical/analytical skills, procurement strategies, quality assurance principles, and quality inspection with support engineering tasks. The primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Perform general technical and quality assurance duties in support of nuclear procurements as defined in EPRI NP-6629 Guidelines for the Procurement and Receipt of Items for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Conduct surveillances and inspections activities at vendor’s facilities in support of manufacturing processes to ensure compliance with nuclear quality assurance requirements and industry standards

  • Performs inspections, testing, and documentation reviews including analysis of test results and operation of test equipment in support of receipt inspection activities

  • Strategic analysis of vendor performance and quality programs, including performing vendor quality assurance audits and surveys as a technical specialist

  • Perform procurement engineering support activities including evaluation, research, and analysis of procurement requirements of materials and services

  • Distinguished from the Technical Specialist II by the increased responsibility in the application of technical or engineering skills and knowledge

  • The incumbent is capable of completing routine assignments and tasks with limited supervision and direction

  • This may include analyzing and evaluating systems, equipment, process improvements, and programs for assurance that they are modified, operated, and maintained in accordance with Company policy and procedure and regulatory requirements

  • Must be available to travel domestically and internationally as required for application of duties

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Basic Qualification:

  • 5+ years related experience

Skills, Abilities & Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of operation, maintenance and technical design applications

  • In-depth knowledge of design and operation of complex systems and equipment which may be indicated by advanced certification of licenses

  • In-depth knowledge of engineering theories and principles

  • In-depth knowledge of industry codes, government regulations and company policy and practices

  • Equally effective working independently or in a team environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills to include skill in technical writing

  • Working knowledge in the operation and application of personal computers and software programs

  • Excellent organization and project management, skilled in evaluation techniques

  • Ability to perform root cause analysis to determine the most probable cause of problems and undesired events

  • Strong analytical and abstract thinking problem solving skills, ability to process information quickly

  • Applicant will be required to enter into training program and obtain certification as a ASME NQA-1 Level II Quality Inspector

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Engineering Technology, Technical

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%

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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