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Engineer II

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

This role is fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter. Second-level position in the engineering series provides engineering support in the designated company area or specific engineering discipline. Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research, and design. Develop, design, analyze and evaluate transmission facility additions/modifications by applying engineering theories, principles, and practices that contribute to safe, reliable, and cost-effective transmission line designs.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide detailed analysis and evaluation of high voltage electric transmission line facilities including conductor, hardware, insulators and structures.
Develop detailed designs, material requirements, and construction specifications for new projects and modifications to existing facilities.
Select the most cost-effective solution to achieve desired reliability for a given project.
Interface with other departments or groups such as Project Management, Construction, Supply Chain, Permitting & Route Selection, Real Estate, Right of Way Administration, and Transmission O&M.
Provide conceptual scoping, design and estimates for high voltage transmission line projects.  This will include, but not limited to, building new lines, re-building and modifying existing facilities, fiber installations, and customer relocations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

3+ years of engineering experience and experience in PLS-CADD. Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications. A Masters Degree can count as one year experience. 



Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals

Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position

Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives

Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)

Planning, organizational and project management skills

Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills

Effective decision-making skills

Communication and interpersonal skills - necessary to effectively interact with project teams, customers, other utilities, and government agencies.

Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems

Ability to interpret codes, regulations, and practices

Equally effective working independently or in a team environment

Ability to perform in a high paced, multi-task environment and to independently plan and organize work schedule.

Willingness to make effective business decisions based on analysis and abstract thinking.

Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and prioritize work based on customer needs.


REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA:For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, orHolds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Required: Bachelor , Disciplines: Required: Engineering

Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering Preferred

Working Conditions
Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires 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%
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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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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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 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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