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Electric Transmission Construction Specialist I

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

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 developmental role learns to provide technical and field support in at least one of the following Electric Transmission Construction areas:

Access/Erosion & Sediment Controls/Rehabilitation 

  • Support may include analyzing and evaluating technical documentation, equipment, process improvements, field conditions and other programs for assurance that construction work is performed in accordance with Company policy, procedures, and/or requirements.
  • Normally, works under the close direction of company construction work leader.
  • Develops skills and knowledge necessary to exercise judgment in modifying the detail of work being performed to accommodate field conditions.
  • May make initial contact with customers and maintain communications when performing work on private property.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Level Indicator
Level Indicator Within 3 Level Job Series:
Developmental Level-entry level in a job series.

  • Performs assignments designed to develop work knowledge, skills and abilities requiring application of policies, procedures, techniques and other criteria in carrying out all aspects of the job
  • Performs routine work assignments but over time will demonstrate the ability to perform more difficult work assignments
  • Works under established policies and procedures to meet set schedules and system or program requirements
  • Continues to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to reach a higher level of proficiency and work complexity


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

0-2 years of related experience (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications)

  • Basic knowledge of operation, maintenance and technical construction applications
  • Basic knowledge of contract administration and OSHA safety standards
  • Ability to learn to apply engineering and construction theories and concepts to complex problems
  • Ability to learn to interpret codes, regulations and practices
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good decision making skills
  • Good Computer skills and knowledge, including an ability to use Microsoft Office programs as well as ability to learn customized software applications
  •  Basic analytical, problem solving and abstract thinking skills
  • Ability to learn technical writing skills
  • Good planning, organizational, and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment under a team lead concept
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks at multiple locations
  • Ability to interact with the public

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate  Education: Environmental Science, Construction Management

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Associated certifications preferred: International Arborist, State and Federal Certifications for Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Responsible Land Disturber, Construction Management or Project Management.

Working Conditions

Cold 76-100%
Energized Wires 76-100%
Fumes 76-100%
Heat 76-100%
Loud Noise 76-100%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 76-100%
Outdoors 76-100%
Radiation 76-100%

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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