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Engineer II / Engineer III

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

This position, located in Cayce, South Carolina, will assist Dominion Energy South Carolina’s (DESC’s) Electric Transmission Support group in carrying out its various responsibilities with a primary focus on interconnection of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and other generation. Other areas include, but are not limited to, administration of DESC’s Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT), wholesale transmission customer service and billing, financial reporting and interfacing with various stakeholders throughout DESC.

 

Generation Interconnection responsibilities include interfacing with interconnecting generation customers during the application and study processes, while under construction, and during commercial operations.  Responsibilities also include managing databases, utilizing and managing online software, collaborating with internal stakeholders throughout the interconnection process, and creating and interpreting contracts, agreements, policies and procedures.  The successful candidate will interface extensively with representatives of the interconnecting generators, numerous stakeholders throughout DESC, and lead interconnection site inspections and testing.

 


Responsibilities also include assisting the Manager – Electric Transmission Support with other duties of the Department to include customer billing, NERC Operator Training, financial reporting, OATT administration, transmission customer service and regulatory compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Organization (NERC) and the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS).
 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Engineer II

3 or more years of relevant engineering experience in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering. 

Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory.

Solar farm construction experience would be a plus.

Experience with project management, software programming, the wholesale electric industry, FERC regulation, NERC regulation, and DESC’s OATT is also preferred. Candidates must be strong with Microsoft Excel and proficient in other Microsoft applications to include SharePoint, Word, and PowerPoint. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following: successful project management, taking initiative, a high level of organization, attention to detail, and working both independently and collaboratively. Candidates must also be able to read and analyze contracts, regulatory orders and policies, spreadsheets and other documents for the purpose of developing procedures and processes.

 

Engineer III

5 or more years of relevant engineering experience in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering.

Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives.

Solar farm construction experience would be a plus.

Experience with project management, software programming, the wholesale electric industry, FERC regulation, NERC regulation, and DESC’s OATT is also preferred. Candidates must be strong with Microsoft Excel and proficient in other Microsoft applications to include SharePoint, Word, and PowerPoint. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following: successful project management, taking initiative, a high level of organization, attention to detail, and working both independently and collaboratively. Candidates must also be able to read and analyze contracts, regulatory orders and policies, spreadsheets and other documents for the purpose of developing procedures and processes.

 

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA: For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met: 

Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or 

Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

Required degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):

Bachelor

Required discipline(s): Electrical / Mechanical Engineering 

Degree from an ABET accredited program

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

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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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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Facts:
·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 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (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

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