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Electrician-Apprentice

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

 

Power Delivery - Substation Operations is responsible for operating, maintaining, and constructing electric substations up to 230kV.  Safe, efficient, and reliable operations are critical to our success.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting substation electricians in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electrical substations from 480V to 230kV.  
  • Construction duties include but are not limited to: installation of foundations, conduit, ground grids, structural steel erection, bus work and the assembly, placement and testing of substation equipment.  
  • Maintenance duties include but are not limited to: trouble shooting and repairing substation class equipment such as transformers, breakers, voltage regulators, and all other substation equipment and devices.

 

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 (above/below).
 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 0-2 years of directly related experience in area of responsibility.
  • Applicants must have the ability to operate equipment such as a backhoe, trencher, and boom truck, and the ability to complete a four (4) year DESC apprenticeship training program.  
  • Applicants must possess strong mechanical skills, must be safety conscious to work in proximity of high voltage electrical equipment and be in excellent physical condition in order to perform work duties such as lifting a minimum of 50 pounds and climbing ladders and structural steel.  
  • Applicants must possess a strong technical aptitude to understand equipment wiring and diagrams, equipment diagnostics and testing, and equipment functionality and purpose.
  • Applicants must be available to work after hours, scheduled overtime, and callout for emergencies and storm restoration.  
  • Candidates are required to live within a 20-mile radius (or 30-minute drive) of the Transmission and Substation Crew Quarters located at 1054 Toolebeck Rd, Aiken, SC.

Education Requirements

  • Completion of high school or equivalent (i.e., GED) accredited by an organization that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or one of the entities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • An Associate Degree in an electrical field of study is a plus as this position requires strong math, reading comprehension and fundamental reasoning skills and the ability to learn, understand and retain technical information.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Minimum requirements include a valid driver’s license with a good driving history, a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL- Class A) or the ability to obtain and maintain one within six (6) months of hire.  

Test Description

Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment skills test.

Competencies

SAFETY FOCUS

 

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.  

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

Top 3 Reasons to Apply

1. We Value Team Work
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Safe Work Environment

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!
 

Facts:
·21,000 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


Nearest Major Market: Augusta
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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