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Cost Controls Specialist

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!

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Job Summary

Dominion Energy seeks a Cost Controls Specialist in the Subsequent License Renewal Program group at the Innsbrook Technical Center in Glen Allen, VA.
Job responsibilities include:
•    Develop, implement, and coordinate planning, estimating, and forecasting for SLR projects.
•    Develop and review project estimates.
•    Monitor actual project cost and/or work status data to ensure projects proceed on schedule and within budget and provide status reports to management.
•    Provide contract administration such as preparing purchase order requisitions, validating invoices and working with vendors to resolve issues. 
•    Implement, evaluate and monitor controls systems.  
•    Conduct meetings with vendors and company stakeholders on control matters. 
•    Act as lead cost controls representative to major capital projects (fixed asset management). 
•    Interface and coordinate with other corporate and station stakeholders. 
•    Establish and implement control policy and procedures.  
•    Identifies and implements better work alternatives and business processes. 
•    Other related duties as assigned.


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 below are encouraged to apply.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of experience in a directly related field (finance, cost controls, etc.) OR;
  • Associate degree and 4+ years of experience in a directly related field(finance, cost controls, etc.) OR;
  • HS Diploma and 6+ years of experience in a directly related field (finance, cost controls, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cost controls principles
  • Good verbal/writing/presentation skills
  • Effective work and project management skills
  • Effective decision making and problem solving
  • Effective math and computer skills
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Works effectively with employees at all levels and external personnel
  • Consistently applies good business judgment
  • Applies analytical abilities to diverse issues
  • Manages multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to verify data and present statistical reports and documentation


Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will count as one year toward the year of experience. A Master's Degree will count as one year toward the years of experience.

Education Requirements

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

Preferred Disciplines:  Construction Management, Engineering

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

 Other:  Technical

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
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

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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.
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·17,000 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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

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