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Engineer II or Engineer III - System Operations Planning

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 position fills an important role in Electric Transmission - System Operations, with the following responsibilities:

  • Perform, review and analyze highly detailed reliability, power flow and stability studies on the Electric Transmission (ET) System.
  • Use expert engineering knowledge and principles to schedule, coordinate, and/or devise new approaches and/or alternatives for complex equipment outages on the ET System while not jeopardizing system reliability.
  • Provide engineering support, expertise and leadership to fellow team members.
  • Provide professional interface between System Operations Planning and Engineering and both upstream and downstream customers.
  • Provide support to the System Operator(s) for issues related to real time system operations as needed.
  • Devise new approaches, automation, solutions to problems encountered and ensure compliance with design criteria and standards.
  • The position will effectively interface with the System Operator, Project Management, ET Construction and Operations, PJM's outage schedulers, Generation Operators, Electric Cooperatives, Interconnected Companies, the Regional Operating Centers and other entities as seek fit.
  • Position is required to obtain PJM Transmission Operator Certification, NERC RC Certification and attain a working knowledge of PJM policies and procedures. 
  • Once trained, this position will be placed on a modified rotating shift.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.


*Relocation assistance can be offered to the successful eligible candidate.

**This position qualifies for an Annual Bonus for maintaining PJM Transmission Operator and NERC Reliability Coordinator Certifications in conjunction with Satisfactory Performance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

 

Engineer II - 3+ years engineering experience in electric transmission, electric distribution, and/or power generation (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications)

 

Engineer III - 5+ years engineering experience in electric transmission, electric distribution, and/or power generation (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications)

 

 

  • Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles.
  • Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead.
  • Provide guidance to less experienced engineers.
  • 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 (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)
  • 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
  • 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).

Education Requirements

 

Required: A Degree in Engineering that meets the criteria below (Or have holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer 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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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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Facts:
·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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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