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Customer Projects Designer I or II

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.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Dominion Energy South Carolina is seeking a Customer Projects Designer I or II in the  Charleston Lighting department in Charleston, SC.  The Lighting Customer Projects Designer is responsible for design and coordination of small to medium size lighting projects, but may include larger projects.  The successful candidate will interact directly with internal and external customers including municipalities on projects or to resolve issues; prepare and complete work orders, prepare and execute 5 year contracts, create and modify technical drawings, plans, schedules and coordinate technical projects.  Selected candidate will use technical tools including computer hardware and software to create electronic drawings and calculations. Responsibilities will also include creating photometric designs using specialized lighting software (Visual).  Successful candidate will support all goals, functions and needs of the Lighting Department.


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

• 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).



Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Lighting Customer Project Designer I

  • 0 - 2 years directly related experience

Lighting Customer Project Designer II

  • 2 - 3+ years directly related experience

Both positions

  • Basic computers skills

  • Knowledge of electricity and distribution design is helpful

  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communication; time management and organization skills

  • Project management; math and technical aptitude

  • Effectively interact with customers; teaming; detail oriented

  • Physical attributes to perform essential function of the job: walking, climbing, stooping, bending and prolonged standing

  • Must be able to drive and operate a company vehicle with Safety as the #1 priority

  • Must be flexible to work after-hours, scheduled overtime and callout for emergency/ storm restoration as required.   The selected candidate must reside within or be willing to relocate within a 30-mile driving radius (or 40- minute drive) of the Electric Operations Building on Aviation Ave, North Charleston, SC.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.

Associates degree from a technical college is a plus.


Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Valid state driver's license with good driving history.

Working Conditions

Cold 51-75%
Office Work Environment 26-50%
Outdoors 51-75%
Heat 51-75%
Travel 51-75%

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
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!

·21,000 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

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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