Electrical Equipment Technician T1/T2/T3 (CVOW)

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Job Summary

The Dominion Energy Electric Transmission Field Operations Organization is seeking a highly motivated Electrical EquipmentTechnician to support operations of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm. The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm is located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia with a net generating capacity of approximately 2,600 MW. In addition to the CVOW project, this role will support normal, day-to-day operations for the Eastern Virginia region. This role will be temporarily located at Dominion’s Norfolk District office until construction is finalized for the CVOW-dedicated office in Virginia Beach, VA.


*There is one position which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. 

This is an entry level position requiring a two-year technical degree or equivalent directly related work history.

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, 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)

  • 0 - 1 years of directly related utility/industrial electrical experience. 
  • 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.

  • 1-2 years of directly related utility/industrial electrical experience.
  • 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.

  • 2+ years of directly related utility/industrial electrical experience.
  • Full knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment.
  • Technical competency in programming PLC's and in interpreting logic diagrams.
  • Full knowledge of electrical control wiring and proficiency in interpreting control and relay functional diagrams.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Abilities: Test and troubleshoot high voltage substation and power station electrical equipment; use high voltage test equipment; work under pressure situations.
  • Maintains NERC background compliance requirements, continual safety training.
  • Successfully complete all training and performance expectations included in the E.E.T.D.P.

Each role requires:

  • Carry heavy test equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 265 pounds.

Education Requirements

Minimum education required:
Associate’s degree or diploma in one of the following preferred disciplines:
•    Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology
•    Electromechanical Technology
•    Electronics Technology
•    Instrumentation Technology
•    Mechatronic Technology
•    Other comparable disciplines may be substituted for the disciplines listed above
•    Will consider candidates with a graduation date no later than August 2024.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 265 pounds.

Working Conditions

Outdoors 76-100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

I. Pre-Employment requirements: (Instructions will be provided to the successful candidate)

  • Due to weight limits on equipment, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 265 pounds.
  • Maritime physical (via Concentra). 
  • METS (metabolic equivalent of task)

II. Post-employment requirement: GWO Basic Safety Certification (Recertification every two years)
Certification program is a five day training offsite which includes: 

  • Fire safety
  • Height’s training
  • Material Handling
  • First Aid
  • Sea Survival
  • Helicopter (HUET)

TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Card

These and other duties as assigned constitute essential functions of the job.

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.

Test Description

No Testing Required

 

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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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Electrical Equipment Technician T1     50,000    64,900    
Electrical Equipment Technician T2     55,500    72,100    

Electrical Equipment Technician T3     62,000    80,500    

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