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Data Center Planning Engineer - Engineer II/III

Date: Jul 1, 2022

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

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!

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

A successful candidate will be joining the Data Center Grid Planning team.  This role will either be a mid-level (Engineer II) or senior level (Engineer III) position in the Engineer series.  Successful candidate will perform difficult, complex, and time sensitive engineering work in a fast pace environment requiring sense of urgency, innovative thinking, ability to prioritize work, complete multiple engineering requests simultaneously, and thorough knowledge and experience of electric distribution Design, Planning, Reliability, Standards, Operations and/or Substation or Transmission engineering.  This role will communicate directly with multiple data center customers on a regular basis to discuss ongoing data center projects.  Successful candidate will coordinate major engineering, contractual and financial segments of complex data center projects to meet data center customer timelines and engineering objectives.  Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, contracts, and criteria.  Devises new and innovative approaches to problems encountered and develops engineering principles ensuring compliance with design criteria and industry/company standards.  Work with other internal project teams to initiate and advance system upgrade projects to support data center customer requirements.  Incumbent is expected to provide technical expertise and team leadership on daily basis.  Provides guidance to less experienced Engineers.  Will be required to apply diversified knowledge of electric T&D engineering principles and practices to all data center projects. May serve as a technical expert on engineering related legal and regulatory issues to outside entities.  Performs other related duties and storm related roles as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Requirements (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications):

  • 3+ years of directly related engineering experience for Engineer II
  • 5+ years of directly related engineering experience for Engineer III

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

 

  • Full knowledge of electric T&D engineering theories, standards, and principles with focus on electric distribution and substation;
  • Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, principles, and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines;
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing);
  • Strong personal computer skills;
  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems;
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices;
  • In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs such as Synergy, DMI, ArcFM, Microsoft Office, Work Manager, and various substation engineering portals and programs 
  • Equally effective working independently or in team environment;
  • Proven decision making skills;
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks;
  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills. 

 

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

 

  • Engineer II: Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined under Minimum Requirements.
  • Engineer III: 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 under Minimum Requirements.

     

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelors Degree in Engineering

Preferred: Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering with concentration in Power Engineering and Professionals Engineering License

 

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA: 


For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met: 

  • Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or 
  • Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or 
  • Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or 
  • Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or 
  • Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.
     

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

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 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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