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Instrument Technician I (Security I&C)

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: MINERAL, VA, US, 23117

Company: Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

North Anna Power Station is seeking an entry level Instrument Technician for Security I&C.

Security Instrument & Controls Maintenance Technician, assisting with the inspection, testing, service, repair, calibration, and installation of various security equipment (i.e. weapons detection, perimeter intrusion detection, magnetic switches and locks, x-ray scanners, metal detectors, and access card readers).  Installing indicating, recording and automatic control instruments such as flow meters, pressure gauges, thermometers, regulators, and similar components in a power station.  Using electrical troubleshooting skills, portable test equipment (digital multi-meters, etc) and analysis of computer software to assist in troubleshooting and locating cause of defective performance equipment.  Report findings to supervisor, and replace component parts as required.  Use portable pressure gauges, manometer, and other similar test equipment.  Perform preventative maintenance.  Test flue gas, read meters and record data as required.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate Degree (or equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience) and 0-2 years experience in a related technical field  (instrumentation, electronics, etc.)


Candidates with the following experience are highly preferred:

Experience with the inspection, testing, service, repair, calibration, and installation of various security equipment (i.e. weapons detection, perimeter intrusion detection, magnetic switches and locks, x-ray scanners, metal detectors, and access card readers)



Education Requirements

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

Working Conditions

Cold 51-75%

Energized Wires 51-75%

Fumes 51-75%

Heat 51-75%

Loud Noise 51-75%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery 51-75%

Outdoors 51-75%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, (Other Sites)


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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