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Intern - Customer Projects Designer (Fairfax)

Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: FAIRFAX, VA, US, 22030

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

 The successful intern(s) will be working under the direction of a Supervisor/Mentor. This role determines facility design and material, time and cost estimates for the construction and maintenance of subdivisions as well as relocation of distribution facilities for customers within assigned areas. Design distribution facilities based on customer load requirements and existing facilities. Inspect work request job sites, determine metering requirements and prepare sketches of property and service agreements. Prepare cost estimates based on design of new construction or modification. Prepare joint use notification CATV permits, underground agreements, revenue calculations, etc. Determine tree-trimming requirements and initiates activity. Obtain right-of-way and easement agreements and highway/railroad permits. Communicate electrical/construction requirements to customers. Assist in service restoration in the field during outages. Duties and responsibilities will be up to 60% in the office and up to 40% in the field.  Perform other duties as requested or assigned. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Personal computer software applications including Microsoft Office.  AutoCad experience preferred.
  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communication; time management and organization; math and technical aptitude.
  • Effectively interact with customers; work in a team; attention to detail; understand and apply work flow process.
  • Physical attributes to perform essential function of the job in the field and during storm trouble - walking, climbing, stooping, bending and prolonged standing.
  • Student must be enrolled in 4-year program or in a 2-year program with intent to transfer to 4-year institution.


  • Prefer Students with a graduation date of winter 2023 or later.
  • Preferred degrees:  Eng Tech, Const Mgmt, Business, Economics, Education”
  •  Interest in Building and Construction project management a plus.
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or greater.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to drive a company vehicle.

Education Requirements

  • Student must be enrolled in 4-year program or in a 2-year program with intent to transfer to 4-year institution.
  • Prefer students who have a graduation date of winter 2023 or later.
  • Engineering-degreed students in an ABET accredited program will not be considered for this position. All Engineering Technology degrees are acceptable.  Interest in Building and Construction project management a plus.
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or greater.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

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.


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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