Graduate Intern - DESC Electric Operations Engineering

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Cayce, SC, US, 29033

Company: Dominion Energy

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.


Job Summary

Grad Level Internship in Dominion Energy South Carolina’s Electric Substation Engineering Department.  Position includes introduction to substation design using AutoCad.

Selected student(s) will gain utility knowledge in the following areas based upon the student’s area of interest and business need. Duties include but not limited to:
• planning and designing gas or electric transmission and distribution systems
• preparing detailed drawings; supporting field operations in performing variety of equipment and systems testing
• supporting engineering studies and analysis related to gas, electric, fossil hydro, solar, and other projects
• supporting installations of electric equipment and projects
• reviewing and supporting project schedules, budgets, cost estimates, and providing status reports
This position may be filled at various locations in South Carolina such as Cayce, Columbia, Charleston, Aiken, Beaufort ,and Summerville.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Must have strong computer knowledge and skills with demonstrated ability to learn and utilize AutoCAD, GIS and Microsoft Office products
• Must have good verbal and written communication skills
• Able to work independently and as a team
• Must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the assigned work location and have reliable transportation
• Must be able to move about freely and perform fi eld work
• Must be able to travel and work outside of normal business hours throughout the company service territory

Education Requirements

Must be in process of obtaining a Graduate level degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.
• Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Must have a graduation date of 2024 or 2025.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Must have a valid driver's license with a safe driving history.

Working Conditions

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.


Additional 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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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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