Associate Controls Specialist/ Controls Specialist/ Sr Controls Specialist (North Anna)

Dominion Energy is committed to providing reliable, affordable, and increasingly clean energy that powers our customers every day. If you want to work for a purpose-driven company that values safety and collaboration, we’re looking for you. You won’t just find a job here; you’ll find your career. Review the position below and apply today.


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. 

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer or sponsor a work visa or employment authorization for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

Develop requisition scopes of work for use in the issuance of purchase orders and contracts
Communicate and coordinate station needs with outside vendors to include work scope discussions
Prepare in-processing and training requests for supplemental personnel providing on-site support services
May aid in schedule formatting and updates using P6 program
Other duties as deemed appropriate


Associate Controls Specialist
Develop, implement and coordinate planning, estimating, and cost controls for power station construction projects
Develop and maintain cost plan for power station construction projects based on approved estimates and schedules
Monitor actual project cost and/or work status data to ensure project is proceeding on schedule and within budget
Prepare and analyze monthly budget variance reports for management. Implement, evaluate and monitor controls systems
Coordinate use of controls equipment and facilities
Conduct meetings with contractors and accompany personnel on cost control matters


Controls Specialist
Prepare cost estimates and develop detailed power station construction project schedules
Implement, evaluate, and monitor controls systems
Coordinate use of controls equipment and facilities
Interface with other departments to coordinate and integrate support requirements on construction schedules
Evaluate project field and scope changes for impact on cost and/or schedule and update project budgets


Sr Controls Specialist
Develop and review project estimates and schedules
Monitor actual project cost and/or work status data to ensure projects proceed on schedule and within budget and provide status reports to management
Develop and review OandM and capital budgets and analyze monthly cost reports
Assist in training lower-level controls personnel. Implement, evaluate and monitor controls systems
Coordinate use of controls equipment, facilities and maintenance activities
Conduct meetings with contractors and company personnel on cost control matters
Act as lead controls discipline representative to major projects
Interface and coordinate with other corporate and station groups
Establish and implement cost and planning control policy and procedures for power station construction project
Attend work control and outage meetings and coordinate completion of work as scheduled through work control process
Responsible for understanding crew sizes and coordinating the work to be overseen by the Department Superintendents by effectively using resources such as staffing, equipment and supplies to ensure optimum availability, productivity, and safe operating performance
Responsible for evaluating risk for plant work and developing risk plans for the department’s work plans
Coordinate and manage emergent work into the on-line schedule.
Support the development and implementation of outage schedules as requested by Outage and Planning to ensure on-line schedule integration.
Prepare viable work schedules
Develops solutions to scheduling problems and resolves related plant resource, schedule, and staffing issues

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for entry into this job include the following:


Associate Controls Specialist: 0-2 years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field, Controls Specialist: -2-3+ years of relevant experience in directly related field, Sr Controls Specialist: 5-6+ years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field

-Knowledge of cost controls principles
-Good verbal/writing/presentation skills
-Effective work and project management skills
-Effective decision making and problem solving
-Effective math and computer skills
-Effective analytical skills
-Works effectively with employees at all levels and external personnel
-Consistently applies good business judgment
-Applies analytical abilities to diverse issues
-Manages multiple priorities and meet deadlines
-Ability to verify data and present statistical reports and documentation

Education Requirements

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


Preferred Disciplines:  Construction Management, Engineering

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

Other:  Technical

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
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.  

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1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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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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