SERVICES COMPANY
Richmond, Virginia, United States
(on-site)
8 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
Indefinite
Industry
Welding
Min Experience
5-7 Years
Min Education
BA/BS/Undergraduate
Required Travel
10-25%
Job Function
Welding Engineer

Description

Dominion's Power Generation Business Unit seeks an Engineer III with Welding Engineering, “R” Stamp program, and ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel, and B31.1 Power Piping code experience, A field support background, with Boilers, HRSGs, piping and associated power station equipment is strongly desired.
 
The successful candidate will be able to provide the support noted below in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements for the non-nuclear Generation fleet and its auxiliaries.
 
Will provide the following corporate support in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements to Dominion’s Power Generation (non-nuclear) fleet:
1.    R-Stamp Program – Oversee and lead the corporate R-Stamp Program, overseeing welder performance testing, monitoring welder continuity maintenance, overseeing, and leading R- Stamp Certificate of Authorization renewals, audit individual field/station compliance with QC manual requirements, address any non-compliances, assist stations with the development of repair methods and testing requirements as needed for repairs. 
2.    Welding Engineering Support – Provide welding engineering support for weld assessments, design, quality assurance, and repair procedures, including stress relieving operations, in conjunction with Dominion’s Corporate Welding Manual and corporate “R” Stamp program for both ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel and Power Piping Code equipment. Lead the review of contractor welding programs   to assess overall qualifications and administrative control of their QC program requirements. Assess welding issues as they arise in the field and during projects. Experience with Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steels, especially Grade 91 is strongly desired.
3.    Boiler and HRSG Root Cause Analysis – Lead or support root cause assessments to provide recommendations to correct/mitigate repetitive events, including cost effective maintenance and operational procedures to maintain unit capacity and efficiency. Experience with boiler, HRSG, and piping failure modes and analysis strongly desired
4.    Planned and Forced Outage Support – Provide boiler, HRSG, and welding assessment and repair recommendations for more complex maintenance events.
5.    Boiler and HRSG Inspections - Perform and/or coordinate inspections to assess and recommend cost effective short-term repair and long-term preventive maintenance strategies, design improvements, and major equipment component replacement strategies, requiring good equipment and system troubleshooting aptitudes;
6.    Engineering Support – Includes technical studies, field assessments with station personnel, work scopes and specification development, cost estimates, construction support, vendor and QC surveillance, and coordination with maintenance or contractors for repair execution.



Requirements

  • The knowledge, skills, abilities and experience required for entry into this job include the following:

    • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience with a minimum 2 years heavily supporting an NBIC R-Stamp Program.
    • Must have extensive experience with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel & Power Piping Codes (Section I and B31.1), National Board Inspection Codes (NBIC), Boiler R Stamp codes and requirements,
    • Must be familiar with Boiler and HRSG component design, boiler tube & pipe weld repair and a working knowledge of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) methods and welding processes.
    • Minimum 6 years of technical engineering support experience in the maintenance and operation of fossil-fueled (coal, oil, gas) boiler and HRSG steam generators.
    • Demonstrated skills in welding & material sciences, non-destructive examination (NDE) processes, and basic boiler component design.
    • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) preferred
    • Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
    • Non-Technical Skills and Requirements:
    • Work both independently and in a team environment;
    • Effective written & verbal skills that foster positive interpersonal communication;
    • Strong leadership skills;
    • Computer Skills - Proficiency in computer applications applicable to specific work field/discipline;
    • Strong conflict resolution skills;
    • Ability to give presentations, manage multiple projects, train and mentor others.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    NDE certifications
    NBIC commission

Non-Technical Skills and Requirements:

  • Work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Effective written & verbal skills that foster positive interpersonal communication;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Computer Skills - Proficiency in computer applications applicable to specific work field/discipline;
  • Strong conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to give presentations, manage multiple projects, train and mentor others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • NDE certifications
  • NBIC commission 
Job ID: 73857732

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