Dominion Energy Nuclear Instrument Technician I in MINERAL, Virginia

Nuclear Instrument Technician I

Date:Sep 20, 2018

Location:MINERAL, VA, US, 23117

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

Works under direction of a Supervisor or Senior Technician and performs maintenance and calibration activities. Performs work activities in both a shop and field environment to include normal and radiological areas of the plant. Work activities are related to maintenance, calibration and testing of safety-related equipment associated with electrical, mechanical and instrumentation and control systems. Satisfactorily completes the Instrument and Control Technician Training program.

  • Assists with scheduled work activities such as preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, and calibrations.

  • Works on both analog and digital control systems including microprocessor, electronic, and pneumatic instrumentation and controls including pressure, temperature, and flow sensors and associated alarm circuits.

  • Corrects anomalous operations of indicators, controllers and instrument loops using more advanced test equipment and investigative techniques.

  • Accurately completes documentation associated with assigned job tasks and complies with approved procedures.

  • Complies with and demonstrates a working knowledge of Work Management processes, Equipment Clearances (safety tagging), Radiological Work permits associated with department maintenance work assignments and Safety regulations, policies, and practices.

  • Assists Technicians with performing maintenance, calibrations, and testing of equipment and control loops on systems and equipment, including the reactor containment and other radiological areas, during all modes of plant operation.

  • Uses industry accepted human performance practices to promote error free performance and coaches others to raise standards and expectations.

  • Satisfactorily completes the initial training requirements and on-the-job training and evaluation requirements identified in the Nuclear Instrument Technician Training Program as accredited by the National Academy for Nuclear Training.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required Qualifications:

Possess 2 years or more instrument & controls experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Nuclear Navy (ET) experience

Commercial nuclear experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of the Instrument and Control Technician qualification test.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of electronic equipment and circuitry.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with the general theories of instrumentation and control and their methods of application in nuclear power stations.

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot analog and digital instrumentation and control circuits.

  • Demonstrated general familiarity of electrical and mechanical physical/dimensional measurements.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret a range of general diagrams, prints, and written procedural instructions and to perform work using the information.

  • Satisfactorily completes the required initial training and on-the-job training and evaluation processes in order to proceed in line of progression as identified in the Nuclear Instrument Technician Training Program as accredited by the National Academy for Nuclear Training.

  • Must be physically able and willing to utilize respirators, SCBA bottles, fall protection or other equipment essential to the requirements of maintaining a Nuclear Power Plant including making containment entries.

  • Must be able to and willing to work at varying elevations, confined quarters and radiological areas of the plant.

  • Must have the physical ability to carry a minimum of 50 pounds tooling, test equipment, and plant equipment.

Education Requirements

Required: High school diploma or GED.

Preferred: Associate degree in Instrumentation Technology or related discipline.

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

Note - Candidates are required to upload verification of their education prior to being scheduled for an interview.

Working Conditions

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser,

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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