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Operator-Asst-Plant - Wateree Steam Plant - Eastover, SC

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Eastover, SC, US, 29044

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.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This entry level position is responsible for Learning how to operate a steam plant in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner; Performing routine plant inspection rounds, which include but are not limited to, equipment lubrication, vibration monitoring of equipment, troubleshooting, and monitoring of unit conditions during plant startup and shutdown; assisting Shift Supervisor through the isolating and tagging of equipment for maintenance by using established Lockout and Tagout procedures and preparing the equipment for return to operation; and expected to qualify as part of the plant’s fire brigade, hazmat team and first responder team. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • Minimum of 1 year work experience with motors, pumps, fans, and valves or related experience.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work independently and with others,
  • Must have basic computer skills,
  • Must be able to quality and wear a respirator and maintain annual respirator requalification;
  • Must be able to do heavy lifting, climbing, and work rotating shifts, holidays, scheduled and unscheduled overtime and during inclement weather.
  • Must be  able to demonstrate mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to understand and troubleshoot complex operating systems and controls, evaluate and determine when corrective work orders should be written and capable of making good decisions during an emergency or abnormal conditions.

Education Requirements

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

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

Working Conditions

IBEW Locals 772 and 398

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Plant Operators Selection System (POSS) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process.  To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser:


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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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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