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Designer II - Civil/Structural

Date: Nov 21, 2018

Location: GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company: Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.


Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.


Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

This position is located at the Innsbrook Technical Center, in Glen Allen VA, a suburb of Richmond, VA.


The incumbent will design, draft, and review manual and electronic detailed structural or civil engineering drawings, such as structural steel or reinforced concrete drawings (plan, elevation, sections, details), site plans and grading plans (plan, elevation, cross sections, details), demolition drawings, layout drawings, and other complex structural/civil and construction drawings. This position acts as a midlevel designer for structural/civil detailing and drafting and may coordinate and direct the work of other structural/civil drafters and designers as applicable. Will require operating industrial and construction site visits. Perform other duties as requested or assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General structural/civil design support for the Power Generation generating stations
  • Preparation and review of structural or civil drawings in support of various power station engineering projects
  • Preparation and review of structural/civil drawing standards for Power Generation Engineering department
  • Develop topographical and plan and profile drawings from surveying notes/data
  • Perform site investigations as required
  • Provide construction support as required
  • Review and comment on Vendor or Architect/Engineer drawing submittals
  • Maintain structural/civil drawing records


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of relative experience desired
  • Work in a team environment as a team member
  • Thorough knowledge of structural/civil engineering design drafting principles
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations, related codes, and standards
  • Knowledge of  American Concrete Institute’s ACI Detailing Manual and American Institute of Steel Construction’s Detailing for Steel Construction
  • Familiarity with surveying principles and techniques
  • Ability to plan and schedule work independently
  • Strong Microsoft Suite skills utilizing Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Strong MicroStation and AutoCAD skills
  • Bentley Descartes raster image editing skills
  • Strong math skills including geometry and trigonometry required to perform calculations as required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-developed and effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Proficiency in ProjectWise drawing file management system (preferred)

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associates; Disciplines: Drafting and Design, Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Drawing preferred.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors 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.  


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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