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GIS Development & Data Analyst (Designated Office Location Flexible - VA, OH, UT, and SC)

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 responsible for the direct development of GIS-related software applications and for providing complex analytics on modeled GIS data. This position is the second level within this GIS Development & Data Analyst job family.  The incumbent will be expected to proficiently make recommendations and advise clients on the use of GIS and other geospatial technologies.  Uses skilled expertise and programming-level proficiency with related software to develop, collect, store and analyze the GIS data.

The Analyst is approached when clients want to upgrade or create new GIS-related applications or present geospatial data in a way that is easier to understand.  Also responsible for using data to create maps and graphs, conducting research into specific fields, and sourcing and compiling data from a wide range of sources such as satellite images, existing maps, and field observations.

The incumbent’s expertise may be called upon for a wide variety of projects, and can be engaged by a range of clients, including information technology (IT) management, architects and analysts, and third-party GIS consultants.  May also be engaged by a business unit group to support GIS concerns relating to a specific project. 

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Front level response for emergency or high priority programming or data forensic analysis. 
  • Provides full support in developing and maintaining the GIS computing infrastructure. 
  • Assumes business representative role in the development and maintenance of GIS-related projects to Information Technology (IT) groups.
  • Recommends and establishes standards and procedures to deal with production of high-priority GIS data, maps and associated services.
  • Actively participates in the design and development of enterprise geographic information systems which may link facility maps with data to produce maps, web apps and data analytics.
  • Writes programs and develops user interfaces, menus and macro-level commands to meet high priority GIS staff needs.
  • Researches, develops, and recommends technology, price, schedule and other elements to meet a specific customer need relating to geospatial and attribution data.
  • Creates GIS tools, products, and software integration to meet a variety of business client needs.
  • Trains users and programmers to ensure maintenance, usage and application are appropriate.
  • Works with clients to determine GIS needs and architectural considerations, and afterwards, agreeing upon scope of work.
  • Documents research and development work while providing timely reporting of project status.


Job Progression:
•    Associate GIS Development & Data Analyst
•    GIS Development & Data Analyst 
•    Sr GIS Development & Data Analyst


This position can be based out of Virginia, Ohio, South Carolina, or Utah in any of the following locations: Richmond, VA (Thomas F Farrell II Building or Clearinghouse Building); Cleveland, OH (55th Street Center); Ashtabula, OH (Ashtabula Shop); Lima, OH (West Ohio Gas Plant); Mahoning County, OH (Youngstown Shop); Canton, OH (Canton Perry Yard); Salt Lake City, UT (DNR Operations or Utah Center); Eagle Mountain, UT (Eagle Mountain Office); or Cayce, SC (Transmission Operations Center).  


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

  • Military Service Members/Veterans ranks from E7-E9, W1-W5, or O3-O6 with education/experience as defined under Minimum Requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Requirements (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications):

  • Bachelor Degree and 3+ years directly related experience ; or
  • Associate degree and 5+ years directly related experience; or
  • High school diploma and 7+ years directly related experience
  • Directly Related Experience includes:  Experience with Esri software, GIS systems, multi-environment GIS solutions, software integration, web services design and development, data base design, gas, or electric design experience.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Skills:  Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal skills, problem solving, time management, and strong computer skills.
  • Abilities:  Demonstrated ability in the following: ArcGIS/ArcFM Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Programming languages (including VB, C#, Python, JavaScript), APIs/SDKs for those languages (including ArcObjects for .Net, ArcPy, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, jQuery, Dojo Toolkit), SQL, Basic RDBMS Concepts (tables, views, indexes, transactions, queries, procedures, functions, etc.), ArcSDE, ArcSDE Versioned Database Environment, Geospatial Analysis, ESRI Model Builder, Microsoft Suite (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), general Information Systems concepts, basic AutoCAD, and Geographical Positioning Systems.  Quickly learn other business units’ processes and new technologies, address multiple tasks simultaneously, and work well with other business units.
  • Knowledge: Understanding of functional business processes and business data attribution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree (Geography, Geographical Technology, GIS, or closely related field) and 5+ years of directly related experience; and
  • 3+ years’ experience with ArcGIS; or
  • Experience with Esri Utility Network; or.
  • Experience with Esri Portal applications (e.g. Survey 123, Collector).

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor

Preferred Disciplines: Geography, Geographical Technology, Information Systems

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing 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

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

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: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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