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Engineering Technician-Design

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 nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

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

Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform drafting and design work and complete related paperwork and other engineering recording;
  • Conduct maintenance activities associated with the design of Company facilities;
  • Prepare manual or computer assisted drawings in accordance with Company standards;
  • Complete necessary paperwork and input data into company record systems as required;
  • Provide information and direction to others regarding company facilities;
  • Coordinate activities on Company projects utilizing engineering records, field book and mapping information, etc.;
  • Compile cost estimates for construction projects;
  • Design the installation and/or relocation of company facilities, including required material and piping configurations for pipelines, services, pressure regulating stations, etc.;
  • 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.


This position is a union position represented by Union G555 and will have a starting rate of $30.02


The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below:

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined under Minimum Requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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 

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good computer skills
  • Good math skills
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Good Time Management Skills


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

High School Diploma or GED required.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Union - UWUA Local G555 East Ohio

Other Working Conditions

Normal office environment but some outside work is required.

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.   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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

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 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. 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: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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