Share this Job

Assoc NERC Compliance Specialist, NERC Compliance Specialist, Sr NERC Compliance Specialist (Hybrid)

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!


To learn more about Dominion Energy’s workplace culture, sustainability efforts, and commitment to DE&I, please see our Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Report and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report.



We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.




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 South Carolina (DESC) seeks a NERC Compliance Specialist to join the ERO Compliance Team in Cayce, South Carolina. This is a highly visible position that has the opportunity to interact with compliance stakeholders (subject matter experts, managers, and senior leadership) across the organization, including: Electric Transmission, Power Generation, Power Delivery, IT, Physical Security, and others. The NERC Compliance Specialist performs essential work to ensure DESC’s electric grid remains reliable, secure, and compliant. Primary job responsibilities are bulleted below.


The selected candidate will be assigned to the NERC Operations and Planning (O&P) or Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards, depending upon their unique background and experience. Additionally, this position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

Job Responsibilities:

•    Leads internal audits to evaluate DESC’s compliance with NERC Reliability Standards. This includes testing internal controls to ensure electric grid risks are appropriately identified and managed.

•    Manages potential non-compliance issues per DESC’s internal compliance investigation and reporting processes.

•    Coordinates various regulatory submittals including self-reports, reliability data, and other data requests.

•    Facilitates SERC audit preparation and execution activities.

•    Tracks proposed changes to NERC standards and coordinates with subject matter experts to develop comments and voting positions.

•    Analyzes and informs compliance stakeholders of approved changes to NERC Standards. Coordinates the development of implementation plans and provides implementation oversight.

•    Leverages strong interpersonal communication skills and compliance expertise to support NERC  compliance stakeholders within the company. This includes developing and delivering various updates and presentations.

•    Participates in the North American Transmission Forum (NATF) activities and attends applicable regulatory conferences and webinars. 

•    Helps administer the ERO compliance program, compliance management tools, and compliance training. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for entry into this job include the following: 

Associate NERC Specialist
No prior experience required.

NERC Specialist 
3+ years combination of electric utility or compliance related experience in a regulated environment. 

Senior NERC Specialist 
5+ years combination of electric utility or compliance related experience in a regulated environment. 


All Positions:
•    Strong attention to detail.
•    Must have excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
•    Must have basic computer knowledge and skills including Microsoft Office Suite of products.
•    Must have strong analytical, organization, and administration skills.
•    Must be self-motivated; highly proficient at multitasking and prioritizing tasks; work independently; be positive and flexible in a changing environment; and work well with others.

Additional preferred skills include: 
•    Technical Writing
•    Experience with RSA Archer, SharePoint, and FileNet



The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.
•    Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3  plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.
•    Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

Education Requirements

Degree: Bachelor

Preferred Disciplines:

Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Cyber Security or other similar discipline

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

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

Other Working Conditions

This is a 3/2 hybrid position with 3 days in office and 2 remote.

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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three 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.
Join us!

·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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Sustainability, Computer Science, CSR, Power Systems, Technical Writer, Energy, Technology, Management