Electric Line Worker - NOVA Region

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

This position is on the Operations & Construction crew at the Alexandria and Springfield offices.

Responsibilities will include a full range of line construction and maintenance work on the electrical distribution systems. This position will involve working with both energized and de-energized electrical systems while troubleshooting, constructing, and repairing overhead and underground electrical lines. This position requires a valid CDL and overtime availability will be required. The majority of the work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions and is considered "heavy labor" which is not limited to but includes the following.

• Must presently be a qualified Distribution Journeyman Lineman

• Climb poles and towers

• Work aloft with and lift tools and material up to 60 lbs

• Drive and/or operate vehicles for long distances

• Operate heavy equipment to construct and maintain the distribution systems.

• Work in inclement weather as needed or service dictates

• Work in adverse environments such as swamps, wetlands, coastal sounds, lakes, rivers, and mountains

• Must be available for overtime including extended workdays and holidays

• Due to weight limits on equipment, a weight restriction of 290 pounds applies

• Perform other duties, as assigned

That starting hourly rate for this position is $46.98

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in the electric distribution field working as a Lineman
  • The ability to lift up to 75 lbs. is required
  • The ability to work off a ladder is required
  • Be able to obtain a Class A CDL by the end of the 5th month of work
  • Forklift operations, aerial lifts, power-driven equipment, pneumatic equipment, hydraulic equipment, etc
  • Ability to climb poles and towers
  • Prefer a graduate of a recognized Lineman Training Program

Education Requirements

Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold 51-75%
Dust / Grease / Oil 51-75%
Energized Wires 51-75%
Heat 51-75%
Loud Noise 51-75%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No testing is required.



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 dombenefits.com.

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

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.
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·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 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: Alexandria
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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