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Base Design Project Coordinator (FT Jackson)

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

This position will be in the Federal Energy Solutions (FES) group at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina.


Duties include the following:  

Project Management

  • Manages total project scope of designs from conception to final completion; manages overall project budget and schedule
  • Accountable for project success, customer satisfaction and technical project execution and delivery
  • Creates internal project costs for program budgetary input and planning
  • Manages material procurement and reservations for all designed jobs and after action review processes.

Design / Technical Work

  • Independently performs design evaluations, calculations, and analysis to support the requirements of the design projects
  • Accomplishes the most complex work including, but not limited to, Network design, complex commercial work, major electric and natural gas distribution relocations and substation get-a-ways
  • Analyzes electrical and (if applicable) natural gas load data and performs calculations to determine size and location of distribution facilities based on engineering standards
  • Performs technical evaluations of projects and root cause analysis to recommend corrective actions based on current design audit guidelines
  • Develops timely, complete and accurate sets of drawings for proposed, expanded or modified facilities and office layouts
  • Inputs design jobs into SAP
  • Facilitates or provides the determination of material, time and cost estimates for the construction, maintenance and relocation of electric and natural gas distribution facilities
  • Conducts field assessment of electrical and gas infrastructure for resource allocation and facilities logistics for storm and outage response

Coordinator Role

  • Provides direction to designer and contractor personnel
  • Responsible for coordination and communication of commissioning activities, engineering processes and troubleshooting in the field
  • Prepares correspondence and interfaces with customers and designers on a regional and system level regarding technical or design issues
  • Works with government review board on designs and construction plans


Performs other duties as requested or assigned.


The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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


  • Requires 6+ years directly related work experience (in addition to Bachelor's degree or its equivalence).
  • Requires successful completion of the Customer Projects Designer Development Program.
  • Advanced knowledge, skill and/or abilities that provide subject matter expertise in all aspects of distribution design.
  • Fully competent in all aspects of the design rules and regulations supporting the electric distribution design organization
  • Ability to apply knowledge and technical skills to provide project management, design and direction to designers, craft and contractor personnel
  • Ability to handle the most complex work and all other aspects of the job, using a wide knowledge of the field and mastery of the subject matter, equipment and design programs;
  • In depth knowledge of distribution facilities and design requirements
  • In depth knowledge of design codes, NESC regulations and company policies and practices;
  • In depth knowledge of design and an expert knowledge of design applications (ArcFM, WMIS, Gateway, and AutoCAD), extensive background in vault and duct bank applications, along with working knowledge of the distributed automation process and other complex design standards
  • Equally effective at working independently or in a team environment;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to include skill in facilitating customer communications during construction to ensure efficiency
  • Working knowledge in the operation and application of personal computers and software programs (SAP)
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Skill in evaluation of design techniques
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis to determine the most probable cause of design issues, audit failures and undesired events
  • Strong analytical, abstract thinking and problem -solving skills; ability to process information quickly
  • Physical attributes to perform essential functions including walking, climbing, stooping, bending and prolonged standing





Education Requirements
  • Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:   Bachelor
Working Conditions
Cold Up to 25%
Confined spaces Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%
Energized Wires 26-50%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat 51-75%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Outdoors 26-50%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Travel Up to 25%
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.  


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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!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 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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