Geospatial Services Coordinator - Electric Transmission (Hybrid)

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!

 

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

 

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity. 

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

 

 

Job Summary

Provides technical consultation to company and contract resources related to mapping the earths surface using satellite observations (GPS), light detection and ranging (LiDAR), unmanned aerial systems (UAS), and/or other remote sensing technologies. Ensures all current regulatory requirements are addressed and survey submittals meet all minimum requirements, accuracies, and performance standards established by Dominion Energy, the state, commonwealth, FAA, or other governing agency in which the survey is performed.

 

This high level position within the survey department includes the ability to perform difficult and complex work requiring through knowledge of the subject matter. This designation is fully competent in all land survey disciplines associated with transmission lines, substations, and various projects that include easement and boundary line locations. Able to perform duties with minimal direction of supervisor and work leaders. Schedules and coordinates related assignments to meet target dates and cost objectives. Attend project meetings as assigned. Checks and approves contractor invoices. Prepares detailed standard and specifications documents. Performs quality assurance checks on LiDAR, point cloud data, digital orthophoto and aerial imagery. Checks, approves and transmits PLS CAD survey files to be used by transmission engineering. Anticipates and Identifies problems, developing solutions with team members. Ensures possible violations are reported appropriately.

 

Maintain safety procedures. Responsible for quality oversight of external contractors that support related surveying activities, reviewing invoicing and cost control measures. Provides survey cost estimates. Oversee and mentor technical staff to ensure long-term growth of the department.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

  • 8+ of experience with surveying activities.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of land surveying including state law
  • Knowledge of data acquisition through remote sensing methods that include airborne and terrestrial LiDAR, and photogrammetry.
  • Knowledge of FAA regulations related to UAS/UAV activities
  • Knowledge of GPS
  • Knowledge of GIS
  • Knowledge of subsurface utility (SUE) location methods
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact and develop relationships with project managers, construction department, consultants, and engineers.
  • Demonstrated the ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Planning, organizing and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of algebra, trigonometry and geometry.
  • Knowledge of surveying CADD software.
  • Analyze drawings and specifications and make precise decisions.
  • Ability to deal with high work volumes.
  • Proficiently performs assignments having the knowledge , skills, abilities and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job.
  • Exercise independent judgment and decision-making in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments.
  • May receive instructions and guidance on unusual or complex problems and knows when to get others involved.
  • Effectively utilizes the proper resources to develop solutions and devise new approaches to problems encountered in work assignments.
  • Identifies and eliminates unnecessary work and nonvalue added activities.

Education Requirements

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

Associate

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

 

The following certifications are all preferred:

  • Surveyor in Training (SIT)
  • FAA Remote Pilot
  •  Licensed Surveyor (LS) 

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

 

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 dombenefits.com.

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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three reasons 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.
 
Join us!
 

Facts:
·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.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Cloud, Construction, Testing, Quality Assurance, Geology, Technology, Engineering