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Electrical Equipment Technician T1

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: CHESTER, VA, US, 23836

Company: Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

This is an entry level position and the following objectives and courses must be completed to meet the requirements of this position. Candidate must complete classroom training and demonstrate competency with the following job specific courses: STEP 1 # Dominion /Safety/Departmental Expectations with Introductory courses: Departmental Safety expectations Safe Work Practices Pre-Job Briefing for Human Performance Processes Computer-based Work Performance Tools Introductory courses: Print Reading Substation Fundamental Diagrams Basic Test Equipment Functionality Work Procedures for High Voltage Substation Environment Instruction on the Infrared Camera

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 specialized training in: Transformer Oil Sampling and Performing Field Testing HV Testing Insulation in Aerial Lifts, Cables and Vacuum Devices

STEP 2 -Introduction and functional concepts of specific pieces of substation equipment: Circuit Breakers Capacitor Banks Regulators and Load Tap Changers Introduction Course in Protective Relays More Print Reading Training Basic Electronics and Math Review

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • 0-2 years related experience

Additional Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Prefer knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment;
  • Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and electrical control wiring;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Abilities: Demonstrate basic knowledge of electrical circuits and components; ability to work under pressure; ability to carry heavy test equipment (with assistance as needed);

Education Requirements

Education Level:
Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate, Bachelor
Disciplines: Preferred: Instrumentation Technology, Electronics, Electrical, Industrial Technology

Working Conditions

Outdoors 76-100%

Travel Up to 25%

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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