Dominion Energy Chemist I or Chemist II in MINERAL, Virginia

Chemist I or Chemist II

Date:Jan 9, 2019

Location:MINERAL, VA, US, 23117

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.

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Job Summary

The Dominion Energy Generation Nuclear business unit seeks a highly motivated Chemist I or II to support the day-to-day operations of the North Anna Power Station. The North Anna Power Station is located in Mineral, VA.

There is one position available that will be filled at the Chemist I or Chemist II level, commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and abilities.

Chemist I

Performs routine sampling, analysis, and documentation of water, fuel, chemical, or environmental chemistry samples. Analyzes routine, daily samples for compliance with regulations, or with company and station standards. Analyzes and monitors data for obvious implications, and evaluates to develop recommendations or reports for supervision. Maintains and calibrates laboratory equipment and supplies. Provides analytical chemistry support for special projects or tasks. Maintains laboratory data and logs. Conducts chemical and physical lab or field tests.

Chemist II

Performs sampling, analysis and reporting and recording of water, fuel, chemical, or environmental chemistry samples. Coordinates with operations, field and department staff to discuss implications of results of analysis. Ensures quality and compliance of laboratory and sampling procedures, and recommends operating guidelines to improve production quality. Consults with other departments and provides advice on chemistry problems. Analyzes samples, monitors chemical quality of operating systems and cycles, fuel, wastes, etc., and/or conducts study audits with results and recommendations to management. Maintains quality control assurance program for lab methods, ensures equipment calibration, and verifies documentation. Performs studies. and prepares reports and recommendations, for design or process changes. Coordinates with company and station personnel, providing technical support and analysis, to assist in plant equipment maintenance, or to improve company operations. Develops laboratory analysis procedures for training other employees. Reviews data and reports, provides analyses and maintains computer information accuracy. Orders and tracks all lab chemicals and equipment. May perform maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of advanced analytical instrumentation and/or train other staff.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Chemist I

  • 0 to 2 years of related experience required.

  • Basic knowledge of analytical chemistry, laboratory concepts, and laboratory techniques.

  • Basic knowledge of environmental regulations.

  • Basic knowledge of computer applications.

Chemist II

  • 3 to 5 years of related experience required.

  • Full knowledge of analytical chemistry, laboratory concepts, and laboratory techniques.

  • Full knowledge of environmental regulations.

  • Basic knowledge of computer applications.

  • Basic knowledge of company operations.

  • Analytical and deductive reasoning skills.

  • Laboratory skills. Communication skills.

  • Technical writing skills.

  • Instrumentation skills.

  • Mathematical skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve equipment or process problems.

  • Ability to conduct site inspections or walkdowns.

Must be able to meet ANSI standard ANS 3.4 12/79, Section 4.5.2.

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: Chemistry

Working Conditions

Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%

Fumes 76-100%

Loud Noise 76-100%

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Operating Machinery 76-100%

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. 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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