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I&C Co Op Student Columbia Energy Center

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Gaston, SC, US, 29053

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


During the Spring semester 2022, we are offering an opportunity for an individual aspiring to work with mechanical and electrical plant components. This opportunity will be in our Power Generation Plants.


  • Assisting with maintaining, installing, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical and instrumentation equipment of the generating unit at the assigned location.Includes Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), motor controllers, smart field devices, and Distributed Control System (DCS) controls.
  • Working with qualified I&C journeymen experienced in the maintenance of the power plant equipment.
  • Utilizing drawings, prints, CAD systems, etc.
  • Working with Operations personnel to understand and assist with the operation of power plant equipment.
  • Working in a physical environment involving climbing, bending and lifting of heavy power plant equipment, and standing for prolonged periods of time.
  • Occasionally working outdoors and during inclement weather.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • Enrolled as a student at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College in a program leading to an associate degree.
  • Have completed at least four semesters of the courses required in the two-year associate degree program.

Education Requirements


  • Have at least a 3.0 overall grade point average.
  • Have permission of the Program Coordinator or Division Dean.
  • Seeking degree in Electronics Engineering Technology; Industrial Electronics Technology; General Technology (Mechatronics – Primary; Industrial Maintenance – Secondary

Test Description

No Testing Required

Other Information

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.


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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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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