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System Protection Technician T1 (Mt. Storm)

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!



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

 

Job Summary


The System Protection Technician T1 role performs maintenance, installation and corrective activities on system protection devices, control circuits, metering, and communication equipment (both data and PLC) within Dominion's Transmission, Distribution and Generating network. All maintenance, installation and corrective activities performed under direct supervision from Tech/Senior/Lead technician.

 

  • This position ensures that appropriate compliance maintenance activities, applications, policies, and associated documentation are managed and maintained in support of ETFO's Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) and Protective Relay and Control (PRC) programs
  • Maintenance activities include instruction/guidance in routine cleaning, calibration and functional operational testing of all primary electro-mechanical and microprocessor protection applications
  • Assists during routine testing and functional verification of all communications equipment including data, fiber optic, and power line carrier 
  • Assists during functional operational testing of substation auxiliary equipment and verification of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) data systems that provide the operating centers with real time operating and alarm information
  • Assists with protective relay and control equipment repairs
  • Installation activities include assisting Lead/Senior technicians' functional verification of all primary and secondary equipment as designed by Dominion and its manufacturers
  • Corrective activities include assisting Lead/Senior technicians in analyzing alarms, identifying potential problems, and developing safe and effective basic corrective action investigation plans
  • Activities regarding potential cyber issues related to protection and control devices require that security assessments be performed to verify the integrity of cyber security control at substation locations
  • Successful candidate must be able to report to service territory within 90 mins
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

 

System Protection T1: 0 to 1 year of directly related experience with a preferred Associate degree *Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.

 

  • Basic understanding of substation equipment and protection system components found within the substation.
  • Knowledge of: Testing electro-mechanical based relays; Microprocessor-based relay technology, including logic diagrams, variable equations; IEEE device numbers;
  • Skills: Organizational skills; Good verbal and written communication; Computer knowledge.
  • Abilities: Use of hand-held multimeters; Navigate control drawings, schematics, and equipment nameplates; Recognize electrical hazards; Self-motivated.
  • 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 (above / below)

Education Requirements

 

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

 

*We are considering applicants who are upcoming graduates who have a degree no later than August 31st, 2023

 

Disciplines Preferred:

           Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology

           Electromechanical Technology

           Electronics Technology

           Instrumentation Technology

          Mechatronic Technology

Other 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. 

Due to after-hours response (call-out), individuals must live approximately 90 mins from designated work location

Working Conditions

Cold 76-100%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 76-100%
Outdoors 76-100%
Heat 76-100%
Travel Up to 25%

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

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.
 
Join us!
 

Facts:
·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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