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Engineer II / III

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Job Summary

Dominion Energy North Carolina is currently seeking highly motivated, ambitious, self-starters for an Engineer position to provide natural gas design and support for the Engineering Projects Team.  


Candidates will be evaluated based on education, training, and experience in accordance with the matrix of qualifications for each position level as listed below.


Primary responsibilities for the position include designing and planning of pipeline and mechanical systems projects in support of Dominion Energy North Carolina’s natural gas distribution and transmission piping networks.  Responsibilities may also include industrial metering design and standard development; metering and regulating application, sizing and technical support; assisting with the preparation of project drawings; cost estimation for gas system facility projects; and material evaluation, specification, and approval for new and existing gas facility products.


Additional job functions that may be performed include but are not limited to: coordination and management of outside engineering resources; development of process and materials standards; support and training of other engineers and office staff; developing subject matter expertise in key technical areas; and supporting other business units and/or objectives as identified.


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 below.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Candidates will be considered for employment based upon the following criteria which is specific to the Gas Strategic Business Unit:

    • Engineer II:   3+ years of relevant engineering experience
    • Engineer III:   5+ years of relevant engineering experience and holds or previously held a valid US Professional Engineer License
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing in a competent and professional manner.
  • Project management experience in the design and construction of pipeline facilities (or other equivalent engineering/construction management or coordination experience).
  • Relevant technical and analytical skills necessary to successfully design and construct pipeline facilities .
  • Ability to build strong business relationships and collaborate effectively with a variety of employees.
  • Proficient computer knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn new computer software/systems.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team.
  • Willingness to travel to work at other locations (travel expenses reimbursed).
  • A strong desire for continued knowledge and skills development and a willingness to accept future roles of increased responsibility.
  • Ability to adhere to safety and environmental policies/procedures. 


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience

  • Registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) within North Carolina, OR, the ability to obtain one of these designations within six months.
  • Natural gas utility engineering and/or operations experience.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements (including but not limited to Code of Federal Regulations North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) regulations.
  • Advanced computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, MicroStation and/or AutoCAD, Flow Analysis Software, and Synergi Software
  • Bilingual (Spanish) communication skills.


Nature of Work

Engineer II – Provides engineering support with a working knowledge of the subject matter and has some experience within natural gas transmission and distribution systems.  Assists in design and engineering support, has coordination and leadership responsibilities and capable of performing most engineering calculations.  Distinguished from Engineer I by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required.  Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying standard or well- defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.  Uses independent judgment in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications.

Engineer III – Able to perform difficult and complex work requiring thorough knowledge of the subject matter and significant experience within natural gas transmission and distribution systems.  Plans, directs, and supervises design of major projects (or parts of major projects) to meet design, cost, and time objectives.  May be required to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to major projects that have significant impact on programs in varied areas and related fields.  Able to prepare specifications, contracts, and work order requests as necessary.  May provide project supervision and review as well as supervision of less experienced engineers or others.

Education Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university is preferred. 

For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met: 
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, OR 


Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, OR 


Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, OR 


Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, OR 


Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.v

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Other Working Conditions

The majority of work is performed in an office environment.  Occasionally work is performed outside at job sites in varying weather conditions.


Availability to travel to other office locations and job sites across North Carolina is required.

Other Information

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.


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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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

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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