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Heavy Equipment Operator (B00509)

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

Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator with Class A CDL, Air Brake Qualified with Hazmat and Tank Endorsements for our G&P Salem location on Davisson Run Road in Clarksburg, WV. 


As Heavy Equipment Operator will operate and maintain various types of heavy duty power construction equipment used in operating, maintenance, and construction activities.

Assigned duties:

1) Perform a variety of duties incidental to the operation of heavy duty track and/or wheel mounted power construction equipment having an operating weight of 12,000  lbs. or more, and/or a tractor-trailer with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight of 26,000 lbs. or more

2) Properly loading and securing equipment for transport, and operating vehicle used for such purpose

3) Obtaining proper manifest and shipping papers when required

4) Promoting good public relations

5) Preparing records and reports as required, including those pertinent to transporting hazardous materials (e.g., Driver Inspection Report) and other reports required by DOT

6) Making minor repairs to equipment used in the performance of assigned duties, and keeping the equipment safe and in proper working condition

7) May direct other employees in the performance of assigned duties


*This position is subject to random drug testing*
*This position does not provide paid relocation assistance*
*This position pays $34.12 per hour*


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required Basic Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of six months hands-on experience operating backhoe, excavator and dozer.   

Experience also required in operating Tandem Truck & Trailers, Truck Tractor & Trailers, and Bulldozer Track Hoe/Sideboom.

Must posses a valid Class A CDL, Air Brake qualified with Hazmat and Tank Endorsements


Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with previous pipeline experience or experience working outdoors in construction/manual labor.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Working Conditions
Outdoors 76-100%
Test Description

Must pass aptitude testing, as well as a practical skills test (Hands-On Test)


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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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!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 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: Marietta