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System Operator/Associate System Operator (DESC)

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

 

  • Issue switching instructions and clearances to crews using proper communication protocols.
  • Dispatch line crews to perform line construction, operations or maintenance.
  • Deliver switching orders to the field for transmission or substation elements.
  • Develop procedures pertaining to transmission or power plant operations.
  • Implement energy schedules and interchange contracts for energy sales or purchase agreements
  • Administer OASIS Transmission Service Request.
  • Approve and monitor scheduled interchange.
  • Monitor/Control hydro elevations and river flows.
  • Monitor system load and dispatch generation to maintain a balanced system.
  • Monitor transmission equipment status and respond to alarms.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

 

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/below).
 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

 

System Operator

  • 3+ years related electrical or mechanical experience and at least 18 months in a System Operator role
  • Knowledge of NERC Regulations, mathematics, electric principles, electrical control systems
  • Knowledge of Substation equipment and operations, power station operations and generation, Industrial safety and emergency procedures
  • Demonstrated computer skills (Microsoft word, EMS, DMS, etc)
  • Excellent verbal and communications skills, complex problem-solving, teamwork and collaboration skills

 

Associate System Operator

  • 0-2+ years related electrical or mechanical experience
  • Knowledge of NERC Regulations, mathematics, electric principles, electrical control systems
  • Knowledge of Substation equipment and operations, power station operations and generation, Industrial safety and emergency procedures
  • Demonstrated computer skills (Microsoft word, EMS, DMS, etc)
  • Excellent verbal and communications skills, complex problem-solving, teamwork and collaboration skills

Education Requirements


Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:

 

Disciplines:

Associate

 

Preferred:

Electrical

Engineering

Industrial

Mechanical

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

 

NERC Transmission Operator

 

Required:

If not currently NERC certified, must obtain NERC certification within 6 months of start date

Working Conditions

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

Test Description

No Testing Required

Competencies

SAFETY FOCUS

Other Information

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 proteccted veteran or disabled status.

 

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.  

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

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.
 
Join us!
 

Facts:
·21,000 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


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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