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Plant Mechanic - Journeyman

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


The McMeekin Steam Plant operations team of Dominion Energy is seeking a candidate for a Journeyman Plant Mechanic position.



  • This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining equipment, piping and valves associated with an electric generating station. 
  • Operating various mobile equipment such as cranes, forklifts, man-lifts, back-hoes, and tractors is also required.
  • Active participation in a safety-focused culture is required (to include wearing required personal protective equipment).
  • This position is subject to overtime, callouts and shift work.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • A minimum of 4 years of maintenance experience in a power plant or similar plant environment.  
  • This position requires candidates to be in good physical condition as the working conditions include working outside during inclement weather, heavy lifting (50 lbs. or more), standing for prolonged periods of time, climbing tall structures or ladders, and confined space entry.
  • Candidates must be able to qualify to wear a respirator and maintain annual respirator requalification.
  • This position also requires candidates to be able to work overtime and callouts when needed.
Education Requirements


Completion of high school or equivalent (i.e., GED) is required.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description


  • Valid Driver's License with good driving record.
  • Welding Certification preferred.
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 protected 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, PTO, 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 Apply

1. We Value Team Work
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Safe Work Environment

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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