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Military Fellowship Program (Skillbridge) - Nuclear Plant Equipment Operator (Millstone)

Job Category: Utilities Engineer
Posted on: 06/20/2024 by Dominion Energy
Job reference #: 46179

WATERFORD, CT US-Region I (North East)
Zip/Postal Code: 06385

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  • Long Term

Expiration Date 08/19/2024

Job description

Military Fellowship Program (Skillbridge) - Nuclear Plant Equipment Operator (Millstone)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That?s right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that?s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered ?yes,? then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer or sponsor a work visa or employment authorization for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Long Description


The Dominion Energy Military Fellowship Program is a corporate internship which aligns with the Department of Defense SkillBridge program. SkillBridge authorization allows eligible servicemembers with command approval to participate in corporate internships as their place of duty up to 180 days prior to separation. Dominion Energy Military Fellowship positions align with the company?s workforce needs and Military Fellows may be considered for full-time opportunities upon successful completion of their fellowship.

Servicemember Requirements

To enroll in a corporate internship while still on active duty, the servicemember must be able to meet eligibility compliance and receive command approval. Once an internship offer has been extended, the servicemember may proceed in routing a completed program application for command awareness and approval. The internship cannot commence until you are 180 days or less from your separation date (i.e., EAOS, EAS).

  • Have met all instructional criteria outlined in DODI 1322.29, and relevant Service instructions

  • Obtain command approval to participate (i.e., signature required on Intern Application)

  • Provide final notification of command approval to the Employer

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

Dominion Energy?s Millstone Nuclear Power Station has Military Fellowship positions available which align to our Nuclear Plant Equipment Operators. The Military Fellowship program is intended to support Millstone?s long-term staffing needs by providing participants a valuable experience that can lead to fulltime employment upon separation from the military. This work experience may be up to 180 days, as agreed upon by the selected servicemember and approved by their military command.

This is a non-union job which is to be based at Millstone Nuclear Power Station.

The Nuclear Plant Equipment Operator (PEO) is an entry level position into the Control Room, and individuals in this title are expected to enter the Control Operator licensing program when selected. Responsible for performing work associated with the operation of various plant equipment. Locally, starts up, operates, inspects, and shuts down primary radwaste and secondary plant systems and associated/related components. Performs or assists with scheduled, operational tests on protective devices and safety systems, filter pre-coating operations, cleans water strainers, oil strainers and condensers and changes cartridge filters. Reads meters, gauges, thermometers, and instruments on auxiliary equipment, makes adjustments to obtain efficient operations, and records readings as required. Inspects outdoor transformer equipment, including deluge system, service switchgear and operating M-G sets and rectifiers, reporting abnormal conditions. Participates in self-assessments and prompt adequate resolution of identified department issues. Trains for and, as needed, performs duties as a site fire brigade responder. Responsible for receiving, informing, and giving information in a timely manner related to issues such as safe work practices, work schedules or delays, wasted resources, errors not readily apparent or easy to detect, and non-compliance to procedures, and work processes or procedures that could improve performance or reduce costs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Eligible military servicemembers must have a minimum rank of E-5

  • Preferred Candidates will have a rank of E-6 or higher

  • Possess a minimum of 1 year of power plant experience, preferably with a nuclear power plant

  • Preferred candidates will have successfully completed the Naval Nuclear Propulsion training program and possess 4+ years of hands-on experience in the fleet one of the following disciplines: EM, MM, ET or ELT

  • Must be qualified and able to perform the responsibilities and tasks of the position to accurately read, interpret, and comply with company/department procedures, provide attention to detail, and minimize errors.

  • Thorough knowledge of operation of pumps, valves, motors, and other power plant equipment.

  • A basic knowledge of nuclear power plant systems and their operation, and health physics procedures.

  • Ability to diagnose problems in power plant equipment, write Maintenance Requests for repairs

  • Able to work a rotating shift schedule.

  • Conversion to a fulltime Plant Equipment Operator role requires Candidates pass the Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) test

  • Conversion to a fulltime Plant Equipment Operator role requires participation in the station?s Fire Brigade. Participation in the Fire Brigade requires Candidates pass a physical fitness which includes a vision test.

Education Requirements

Required degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):

High School Diploma or GED

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Confined Spaces 26-50%

Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Fumes 26-50%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery 51-75%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Pressurized Lines & Valves 51-75%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

Cold Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter?s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.

I am not just any energy? I am Dominion Energy.

We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry. We're shaping the future of energy in America.

Join us!


·17,000 employees

·Headquarters: Richmond, VA

·16 states in the US

·$100 billion of assets

·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions

·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We?ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) ? and. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We?ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers ? so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Hanover

Nearest Secondary Market: Chesterfield

Job Segment: Power Plant Operator, Power Plant, Nuclear, Intern, DoD, Energy, Entry Level, Government

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