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Engineer II - Renewable Operations

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!


Job Summary

Dominion Energy, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, is seeking a qualified, motivated, and skilled Renewable Operations Engineer (working title: Engineer II) with relevant work experience in operations, maintenance, construction or project development in renewables or the energy industry. The successful candidate will support both Dominion’s merchant and regulated solar and offshore wind fleet.  As a Renewable Operations Engineer, you will be responsible for monitoring the performance of operating facilities, making recommendations to improve performance, assisting in root cause and cost benefit analyses and developing and maintaining systems to assess and monitor performance.

As a Renewable Operations Engineer your duties will include, but are not limited to: 

1.Create and maintain datasets in support of performance, regulatory, operational, financial, environmental, and safety obligations
2.Derive actionable, data-driven insights by creating recurring and ad-hoc analyses
3.Work closely with stakeholders to develop tools and processes to analyze operational and financial performance
4.Develop guidelines and procedures to enhance data governance
5.Promote data analytics literacy and knowledge within the organization 
6.Developing models and best practices for performance monitoring and evaluation using industry standard tools such as PVsyst and SolarAnywhere
7.Assisting root cause analysis efforts
8.Develop performance reports to assist in the management of the business
9.Make recommendations to improve facility performance
10.Applies knowledgebase of utility scale solar PV systems to devise new approaches to problems encountered.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


1.3+ years previous engineering work experience demonstrating working knowledge of engineering theories and principles.

2.Ability to analyze, verify, and summarize complex data.

3.Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.

4.Proficient in reading and interpreting design documents associated with utility scale solar projects or electrical generation projects.

5.Equally effective working independently or in team environment.

6.Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
1.Experience with analytical computer applications (ex. Tableau, Altryx, SQL, PVSyst, SolarAnywhere, Excel etc.).
2.Familiarity with SCADA systems.
3.Experience working with large quantities of data and
4.Understanding of power distribution and transmission systems.
5.Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet project or regulatory timelines.
6.Utility scale solar/renewable PV system experience.

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications.

Education Requirements

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 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
  • Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math 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 Professional Engineer license.
Working Conditions
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Outdoors Up to 25%
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


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.
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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 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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