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Director - DEV Environmental

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

Directs operational, technical and professional staff responsible for providing environmental support and oversight for distribution, transmission and generation assets within Dominion Energy Virginia. Includes tracking, summarizing and assisting business groups with operational compliance and compliance plans. Oversees DEV environmental data management systems. Oversees development and delivery of internal reports and presentations including regulatory inspection reviews, event root-cause reports and operational environmental performance. Oversees compliance for air, water, oil and waste programs for distribution, transmission and generation. Directs programs designed to accomplish DEV environmental compliance business objectives and goals. Manages development and preparation of correspondence and technical reports, for submittal to environmental agencies. Manages staff in training, communication and implementation of applicable regulatory requirements. Directs activities of professional staff and consultants. Leads DEV Environmental as liaison between business units and DEES involving regulatory agencies in permits, regulations, and compliance. Serves as DEV Environmental representative on various industry organizations. Develops goals and budgets. Oversees development of process and procedures to support compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations. Champions process changes to improve compliance, improve efficiency, and control costs. Develops strategies that comply with new environmental requirements and minimize impacts to company in complying. Provides training and guidance to operating personnel, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations. 

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Relocation assistance can be offered to the successful eligible candidate.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

10 -14+ years of relevant experience required.
Relevant experience can be in utility operations (distribution, transmission and/or generation), policy, compliance and/or environmental.
Prior supervisory experience required.
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Considerable experience in environmental operations, with emphasis on identifying and addressing related, environmental issues.
Expert knowledge of environmental regulations, permitting, and regulatory development processes, at state and federal levels.
Good working knowledge of energy-related, environmental issues.
Good working knowledge of environmental sustainability theory, practice, and policy. 
Demonstrated, thorough understanding of federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations.
Considerable understanding of utility operations and business processes. 
Proven project management skills.
Well-developed negotiation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Excellent technical writing, public speaking, and communication skills.
Ability to address environmental concerns proactively. 
Ability to develop effective strategies.
Ability to influence regulatory bodies, to support permitting strategies.
Ability to interpret and communicate technical information and convey it to internal staff and external stakeholders.

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or more rounds to one full year of qualifications.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications.
• Military service members and veterans with a rank of E-5 or higher plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined.

Education Requirements

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


Preferred Disciplines:
Utility operations (distribution, transmission and/or generation) 
Environmental Science 
Public Relations
Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel 26-50%

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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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!

·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

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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