Share this Job

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 (Hampton, 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!

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 (Developmental Level: Entry level in a job series)

*This is an entry level position and the objectives and courses as listed below in the qualifications description section must be completed to meet the requirements of this position. 


Candidate must complete classroom training and demonstrate competency with the following job specific courses:

STEP 1 - Dominion /Safety/Departmental Expectations with Introductory courses:

  • Departmental Safety expectations
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Pre-Job Briefing for Human Performance Processes

Computer-based Work Performance Tools Introductory courses:

  • Print Reading
  • Substation Fundamental Diagrams
  • Basic Test Equipment Functionality
  • Work Procedures for High Voltage Substation Environment
  • Instruction on the Infrared Camera

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 specialized training in:

  • Transformer Oil Sampling and Performing Field Testing
  • HV Testing
  • Insulation in Aerial Lifts
  • Cables and Vacuum Devices

STEP 2 -Introduction and functional concepts of specific pieces of substation equipment:

  • Circuit Breakers
  • Capacitor Banks Regulators and Load Tap Changers
  • Introduction Course in Protective Relays
  • More Print Reading
  • Training Basic Electronics and Math Review


Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

0-2 years of directly related experience

  • Prefer knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment;
  • Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and electrical control wiring;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of electrical circuits and components;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to carry heavy test equipment (with assistance as needed);


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

  • 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.


Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.

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, Bachelor
Required Degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree): Disciplines Preferred:
Instrumentation Technology, Electronics, Electrical, Industrial Technology


Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

  • Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.
  • Highly preferred: Physically able to lift 50 lbs.

Working Conditions

Outdoors 76-100%
Travel Up to 25%
Cold 76-100%
Heat 76-100%
Energized Wires 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.  

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

Top 3 Reasons to Apply

1. We Value Team Work
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Safe Work Environment

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!

·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: Hampton Roads

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Aerial Operator, Instrumentation, Technology, Engineering, Entry Level