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Electric Transmission Construction Specialist I or II (Glen Allen, VA)

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!


"The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.”

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary


There is multiple positions which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.


Electric Transmission Construction Specialist I: This developmental role learns to provide technical and field support


Electric Transmission Construction Specialist II: This is a fully proficient level to provide technical and field support


Both positions will provide technical and field support for Electric Transmission Construction areas:

  • Substation Site Prep/Grading -Transmission Line/Foundation Construction
  • Construction Forestry/Clearing
  • Access/Erosion & Sediment Controls/Rehabilitation
  • Substation Electrical Construction


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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and education required for entry into this job include the following:


Electric Transmission Construction Specialist I

0-2 years related experience with a preferred Associate Degree (Or 2+ years related experience with a High School or equivalent degree)


Electric Transmission Construction Specialist II

3+ years directly related experience with a preferred Associate Degree (Or 5+ years related experience with a High School or equivalent degree)


*Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications


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

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Preferred Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education


Other 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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
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.
Join us!

·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

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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