Operating Helper (Clover VA)

Dominion Energy is committed to providing reliable, affordable, and increasingly clean energy that powers our customers every day. If you want to work for a purpose-driven company that values safety and collaboration, we’re looking for you. You won’t just find a job here; you’ll find your career. Review the position below and apply today.



At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer or sponsor a work visa or employment authorization for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
•    Operate coal and ash handling equipment to include but not limited to activities such as set/remove derailers, set/operate hand brakes and overhead chain valves, unload train cars, squat/climb and navigate train cars.
•    General cleaning duties utilizing shovels and brooms to maintain cleanliness of work areas, utilize air lances to clean out chutes (overhead and crouched work).
•    Walk down equipment and belts, maintain equipment by performing weekly inspection PM’s along with lube oil PM’s.
•    Develop and perform Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) using “Eclipse” tagging software and program.
•    Maintain and cut station grass in designated areas.

The Operating Helper works a 12-hour rotating shift, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.  Starting pay is $25.51 per hour. This position does not pay relocation costs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

•    0-2 years of general maintenance and/or operations experience
•    0-2 years of outdoor labor and/or rail-yard experience
•    Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license
•    Must have a high school diploma or GED
•    Suitable candidate should be willing and able to work in outside ambient hot/cold temperatures, able to utilize proper PPE including half face and full face respirators to work around fly ash, coal dust and solvents
•    Successful candidate should be able to work 12 hour rotating shift, including days, nights, weekends and holidays. Must have availability to work overtime
•    Good physical ability and agility. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
•    The job requires an incumbent to stand, sit, walk, carry, bend, crawl, reach, squat, climb (ladders, poles, stairs), and to push/pull with arms, legs and body 75%-100% of the time

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or more rounds to one full year of qualifications.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications.

Education Requirements

Must have a high school diploma or GED

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold 76-100%
Confined Spaces 76-100%
Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%
Energized Wires 26-50%
Fumes 76-100%
Heat 76-100%
Loud Noise 76-100%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 51-75%
Outdoors 76-100%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 26-50%
Travel Up to 25%
Union - IBEW Local 50 VA/NC/WVA

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 dombenefits.com.

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

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three reasons employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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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·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 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (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: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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