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CAD Design Technician

Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: AKRON, OH, US, 44333

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 Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare 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

Dominion Energy Ohio is currently seeking CAD Design Technicians (formally posted as Engineering Technician- Design) for our Akron, OH office. 

1) Perform drafting and design work and complete related paperwork and other engineering recording;

2) Conduct maintenance activities associated with the design of Company facilities;

3) Prepare manual or computer assisted drawings in accordance with Company standards;

4) Complete necessary paperwork and input data into company record systems as required;

5) Provide information and direction to others regarding company facilities;

6) Coordinate activities on Company projects utilizing engineering records, field book and mapping information, etc.;

7) Compile cost estimates for construction projects;

8) Design the installation and/or relocation of company facilities, including required material and piping configurations for pipelines, services, pressure regulating stations, etc.;

9) Perform duties within the CAD Design Technician classification for which he/she is qualified

You may work under the direction of like classifications and/or supervisor, but would often be left to your own resourcefulness to accomplish the work.  You may lead, direct and assign the work of like classifications as well as contractors.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required Qualifications:

  • 1 year of AutoCAD design experience, or proof of AutoCAD class taken in pursuit of an Engineering degree, or a certificate of completion of the Basics of AutoCAD
  • Vocational or technical training in an engineering or related (drafting/design) discipline.
    • In your resume, be sure to specify with which CAD platforms you have experience or formal training.
  • A valid state driver's license


    Required Soft Skills:

  • Good computer skills
  • Good math skills
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • GIS experience
  • Utilities experience
  • MS Office experience
  • Understanding of welding, plastic fusion, inspection and test procedures
  • Awareness of State and Federal regulations as they pertain to facility design and construction.

Education Requirements

  • Vocational or technical training in an engineering or related (drafting/design) discipline.

Working Conditions

Test Description

A basic Math Test and Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD) test will be administered at the pre-interview stage. Further consideration at that time will require passing this test.


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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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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