Coordinator-Construction (Substation, NOVA)

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!



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

This role is responsible for contract and specification compliance of substation construction projects including monitoring contractor performance, material acquisition and coordinating construction activities 


• Inspects and monitors contractor work for compliance with contractual documents, including quality, safety, schedule, specifications, and environmental issues 

• Maintains schedule and reports to management on project status. 

• Coordinates and communicates with employees involved in major construction and maintenance projects 

• Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and interface with appropriate agencies 

• Contacts property owners to resolve disputes and maintain positive company image 

• Arranges for substation equipment and line outages, coordinates switching and testing, issues contractor clearances 

• Perform other duties as requested or assigned. 

This role will be based out of our Lincoln Park office in Herndon, VA. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Significant directly related experience (substation construction, operations, maintenance): 10+ years with HS/GED; or 8+ years with related associate degree; or 7+ years with related Bachelor's degree 

*Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications 

• Full knowledge of construction, operations, and maintenance of substations; switching, tagging and grounding; reading prints; concrete construction 

• Basic knowledge of contract administration to include Time & Material and Bid contracts as it applies to construction projects.  

• Ability and willingness to travel and be in the field extensively 

• Ability and willingness to work 40+ hour work weeks 

• This position will require that you operate a Dominion Energy vehicle or operate a vehicle on behalf of Dominion Energy 

• Basic knowledge of OSHA safety standards 

• Basic knowledge of computer programs 

• Skills: strong written and verbal communication; Project management; public relations 

• Abilities: read and understand technical specifications; work independently, evaluate problems, and make sound decisions; analytical and conceptual thinking; adapt to changing conditions and demands; physical attributes required to perform essential functions of the job - lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, bending, prolonged standing and manual dexterity. 

• Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, Wl-CWS, or 03-06, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

Education Requirements

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

Disciplines: Preferred: Construction Management; Engineering Technology; Project Management; Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.
Other: Engineering

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Responsible Land Disturbance (RLD) Testing Required

Working Conditions

Cold 76-100%
Energized Wires 76-100%
Fumes 76-100%
Heat 76-100%
Loud Noise 76-100%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 76-100%
Outdoors 76-100%
Travel 51-75%
Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%

Other Working Conditions

75% out of town travel

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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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.
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·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.

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