Intern - Instrument Tech Power Generation

Date: Nov 26, 2023

Location: MOUNT STORM, WV, US, 26739

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!


To learn more about Dominion Energy’s workplace culture, sustainability efforts, and commitment to DE&I, please see our Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Report and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report.




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



Job Summary

The successful candidate intern in this position will be involved throughout their time at the station in improving safety, environmental and cyber compliance, and reliability. Past intern projects have included updating drawings, creating and giving training on new systems to plant operators, programming and implementing power output (load) forecasting spreadsheets and tools, collecting vibration data, analyzing operating data and providing improvement recommendations, generating document repository databases, providing rotating equipment balancing recommendations, and indirectly supervising contract labor.

The instrument tech intern will report to the I&C Tech Supervisor, work closely with the Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, and Instrument/Controls Tech departments, and afforded opportunities to interact with in-house operators and external maintenance contractors. Tasks assigned will be a mix of those aligned with the student's background as well as stretch projects that are needs for the power station in other disciplines. Other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

- Good oral and written communication skills

- Instrument Technician skills including a basic understanding voltage, current, resistance, pressure transmitters, temperature measurement devices, etc. The successful candidate does not need to have professional experience with transmitters but should be ready to learn how to calibrate and set up instrumentation in both a lab and field setting.

- Analytical and troubleshooting skills to gather, review and interpret data, and provide recommendations. Mentoring, oversight, and assistance will be readily available to the Intern.

- Skilled in the use of a personal computer including the Microsoft Office platform or equivalent.

- Ability to work on a variety of projects concurrently.

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

Education Requirements

Min 2.7 GPA towards a 2 year STEM degree, with graduation expected Winter 2024 or later.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

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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