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Engineer 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!

 

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

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

 

Job Summary

This role is fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter. Second level position in the engineering series provides engineering support in designated company area, or specific engineering discipline.

 

  • Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research and design to apply engineering principles for substation projects ranging from 4kV to 500kV
  • Provides cost analysis as needed and develops recommendation based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review
  • Distinguished from Engineer I by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required
  • Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying substation standards or well defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Uses independent judgment in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications. Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require investigation of a limited number of variables.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Physical design of electrical substations for new construction and upgrades

Prepare and review substation documents and drawings to be issued for construction, typically these include;

 

  • Oneline diagram
  • Substation general arrangement
  • Elevations and details
  • Conduit and Foundation plan
  • Cable schedule
  • Ground grid plan
  • Bill of materials

 

*Participation in site visits to support construction and/or asset owners

*Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

*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 (above / below).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
  • Minimum 3 years engineering experience related to electrical substations
  • Utility experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of MicroStation and/or AutoCad
  • Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals
  • Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position
  • Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)
  • Planning, organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to develop and exercise leadership skillsEffective decision making skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)
  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices
  • Equally effective working independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks
Education Requirements

Education Level: Required: Bachelor , Disciplines: Required: Engineering

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, orPossess 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, orPossess 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, orPossess 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, orHolds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

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%
Test Description
No Testing Required

 

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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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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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