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Real Estate Specialist

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. 


Relocation assistance is not available for this position. 

Job Summary

This role is responsible for the acquisition of Electric Transmission Rights-Of-Way (including rights for access, fiber, guy-wires, danger tree removal), fee purchases for new or expanded substation sites, and land leases for construction storage yards. Collaborates with Project Managers, Legal, title companies, appraisers, surveyors, permitting team, and environmental vendors regarding the acquisition of property. Provides real estate cost estimates for transmission line rebuilds and substation projects. Examines land titles to property and other court records to determine ownership interests. Clears title to properties for Right-Of-Way and obtains deeds of release and certificates of satisfaction from lending institutions. Reviews appraisals, calculates land values, and determines residual damages caused by Transmission Rights-Of-Way. Oversees vendor workload and processes invoices. Makes fair offers with supporting facts and processes payments to property owners. Examines deeds, plats, and other land records from county or city Clerk's offices. Assists independent real estate appraisers in preparing testimony for condemnation cases. Testify in eminent domain court cases to explain company rights and determine just compensation for landowners. Handles landowner complaints and settles crop damage disputes. Responds to questions and concerns from landowners. Travels to site visits and public meetings as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 6 years directly related experience in title work and courthouse research. Note: a partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.
  • Basic knowledge and application of real estate, business, law, surveying, engineering, and drafting/interpreting contracts (deeds, easements, licenses, and leases).  
  • Skills: verbal and written communication, interpersonal, negotiating, research, personal computer, and applications.
  • Abilities: organization, attention to detail, ability to manage others, evaluate real estate, and prioritize a busy workload.  
  • Paralegal certificate or similar legal training is helpful but not required.
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O-3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

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's degree.

Other Education: Business, Real Estate.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Notary Public required when title is used in commercial operations.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

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.  


The Company is actively seeking United States military veterans who meet the qualifications outlined above. 


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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.
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·21,000 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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