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Communications Technician

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

The Ohio Communication Technicians will report to the Cleveland E 55th St Center location and work with the Telecommunication’s group supporting all Dominion locations in Ohio.  Ohio has over 36 Gas Delivery and Gas Transmission locations including offices, shops and stations.  Assets we support include about 33 microwave sites, 60 SCADA/HLPM base stations, 10 PBXs, 16 VHF voice repeaters, 2 core routers and 700 mobile computers.
The Communication Technician performs all duties related to but not limited to the installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications equipment.  May work under the direction of like or higher classifications and/or supervisor, but is often left to own resourcefulness to accomplish the work.  May lead, direct and assign the work of like classifications and/or contractors and provide training to like classifications. 


Typical duties include:

  • Analyze, recommend and perform installation, maintenance, and corrective procedures on Telecommunications equipment as required in accordance with company practices.
  • Install, maintain and repair communication networks and equipment, including, but not limited to, SONET, microwave, two-way radio, radio links, fiber, MAS, leased circuits, DACS, MUX, power plants, etc.
  • Install, maintain and repair voice/data systems and equipment, including, but not limited to, PBXs, voicemail, ACDs, IVRs, VoIP, Mobile Data, VTC, LAN/WAN, CSU/DSUs, modems, etc.
  • Install, maintain and repair SCADA system and equipment, including, but not limited to, RTUs, PLCs, HLPM, pneumatic and electronic controls, field sensors, odorant pump equipment, Gas Chromatograph units, etc.
  • Provide support to Gas Delivery 24 x 7 Operation departments, including, but not limited to Dispatch, Call Center and Gas Control.
  • Planned 2018 Ohio projects that the Ohio Communication Technician may support include The Gas Microwave Ring replacement project, and renovation projects at Lima, Akron Eastwood, Akron Wilbeth, Akron Springside and Cleveland E55th Street.   

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required- Please make sure your resume cleary states how you meet these minimum requirements:

  • Minimum three (3) years telecommunications experience required.
  • Must have FCC Radio Telephone General Class or nationally recognized certification.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.


Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics, system documentation and instruction manuals.
  • Familiar with the use of test instruments and software diagnostics used in the installation, repair and maintenance of Telecommunications equipment.
  • Knowledge of current FCC Rules and Regulations pertaining to radio operations/communications.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.



  • Ability to respond to multiple customer and employee/contractor requests or demands. 
  • Manages workload by wisely prioritizing his or her tasks often and adjusting to the situation at hand. 
  • Knows when the situation is beyond their expertise and seeks out help for a resolution. 
  • Exercises a significant amount of discretion in the performance of duties and responsibilities



  • Comfortable with interjecting ideas, opinions, and influence.
  • Constantly focuses on continuous improvement of products, processes, and services. 
  • When needed willing to sacrifice individually for the benefit of the whole.

Education Requirements

Must have a high school diploma or GED.

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.  


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 Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

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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·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: Cleveland

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