Electrical Equipment Technician T1/T2/T3 (Herndon/Fredericksburg)

Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: HERNDON, VA, US, 20171 FREDERICKSBURG, VA, US, 22406

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!

 

 

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 below will be considered for this opportunity. 



 

 

Job Summary

There are multiple vacancies available which will be filled at the level commensurate with the candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. 

 

This position provides technical assistance to substation and power station personnel in the installation, maintenance and repair of high-voltage electrical equipment including procurement of materials, spare parts and specific tools. 

Practical Work duties: Works in an outdoor, energized substation environment and proficient in the safe operation of multiple HV and diagnostic test instruments; Maintains NERC background compliance requirements, continual safety training, nuclear unescorted access and OEM specific training; Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of high-voltage electrical equipment including procurement of materials, spare parts and specialty tools; Analyzes test data to determine the adherence to manufacturer’s performance criteria; Performs multiple administrative duties including test data entry, SAP work order completion, Install/Remove form entry and parts acquisition; Under senior E.E. personnel guidance, performs testing and troubleshooting in the resolution of equipment issues discovered during equipment commissioning and routine maintenance; Assists with and performs substation ground grid testing and interprets test data to determine substation/power station ground grid integrity; Assists with the development of transformer fill procedure documents for adherence to OEM assembly, vacuum and oil filling requirements to ensure proper operation and warranty adherence of EHV power transformers; Assists with the operation of mobile transformer processing rigs including gas and moisture extraction high vacuum pumps, oil circulation pumps, oil immersed heaters, dry air production compressors and refrigerated ice traps to ensure a safe and thorough transformer oil-filling;  Analyzes oil processing data (vacuum, moisture content, heat absorption, dewpoint and dielectric) to determine transformer oil filling quality.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 (Developmental Level-entry level in a job series)

Performs assignments designed to develop work knowledge, skills and abilities requiring application of policies, procedures, techniques and other criteria in carrying out all aspects of the job Performs routine work assignments but over time will demonstrate the ability to perform more difficult work assignments Works under established policies and procedures to meet set schedules and system or program requirements; Continues to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to reach a higher level of proficiency and work complexity

Electrical Equipment Technician T2

**Requires successful completion of the Electrical Equipment Technician Development Program Steps 1 -2 or equivalent directly related utility/industrial experience.

Works in an outdoor, energized substation environment and proficient in the safe operation of multiple HV and diagnostic test instruments. Maintains NERC background compliance requirements, continual safety training, nuclear unescorted access and OEM specific training: Successfully complete all training and performance expectations included in the E.E.T.D.P. steps 3 and 4 including the following: STEP 3: Substation layout and basic transformer maintenance; Introductory course in switching devices; Print reading with troubleshooting courses; Ground grids in a substation testing/maintenance; Testing and maintaining transformers. STEP 4: Testing and maintaining equipment; Testing and maintaining capacitor banks (transmission substations); Testing and maintaining circuit breakers; Testing and maintaining batteries and chargers; Transformer monitoring.

Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of high-voltage electrical equipment including procurement of materials, spare parts and specialty tools; Analyzes test data to determine the adherence to manufacturer’s performance criteria; Performs multiple administrative duties including test data entry, SAP work order completion, Install/Remove form entry and parts acquisition; Under senior E.E. personnel guidance, performs testing and troubleshooting in the resolution of equipment issues discovered during equipment commissioning and routine maintenance; Assists with and performs substation ground grid testing and interprets test data to determine substation/power station ground grid integrity; Assists with the development of transformer oil processing procedures to develop required skills and knowledge.

Electrical Equipment Technician T3

Requires successful completion of the Electrical Equipment Technician Development Program Steps 1-4 or equivalent directly related utility/industrial experience. Works in an outdoor, energized substation environment and proficient in the safe operation of multiple HV and diagnostic test instruments. Maintains NERC background compliance requirements, continual safety training, nuclear unescorted access and OEM specific training. Successfully complete all training and performance expectations included in the E.E.T.D.P.

Education Requirements

Minimum Education Required: Associate degree 

  • This position will consider recent and upcoming graduates up until August 31st, 2024
  • Vocational / technical certificate or degree in an electrical or power discipline is a plus, but not required
  • Preferred Disciplines: Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics, Electrical, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electromechanical Technology, Electronics Technology
  • Other electrical-focused 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.

Working Conditions

Outdoors 76-100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Requires frequent travel (50%) to various substations across the Dominion Energy system, with some overnight stays.

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 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.  

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