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Engineering Intern - Solar Project Construction

Date: Feb 17, 2021

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.

 

Job Summary

Provide technical input in the disciplines of civil, mechanical, electrical and controls engineering, through various phases of large solar project construction and execution.  

  • Candidate may be involved in engineering reviews and assessments assigned by project managers and/or technical leads.  
  • Candidate may review detailed engineering drawings and verify technical contract scope.
  • Candidate may review detailed engineering drawings and verify construction adherence during field implementation.  
  • Candidate will support lead engineers in researching and answering technical questions as requested.
  • Candidate may perform various support functions for various stages of major projects including construction management, site development, permitting support (air, water, state, local, etc...), scope development, contract negotiations (equipment, engineering or “EPC”  engineering, procurement, and construction contracts), construction activities, construction schedule, commissioning and transition to commercial operation.  

 

Projects are generally large, complex solar projects and could involve smaller improvement projects at existing solar generating facilities.

  • Candidate will be expected to utilize fundamental engineering principles to perform calculations, analysis, research tasks, or problem solve.
  • Candidate will be expected to be learn and become familiar with techniques, approaches, and practices used to evaluate options and provide recommendations.
  • Candidate will be expected to coordinate with experienced managers, project leaders, engineers, safety and environmental personnel, and contractor site teams to develop professional engineering working knowledge.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Must be enrolled in an Engineering degree program from an ABET accredited Engineering program at a four year or post-graduate college or university
  • Graduation date of spring 2022 or later
  • Candidates must have a 3.0 minimum GPA

Education Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an Engineering degree program from an ABET accredited Engineering program at a four year or post-graduate college or university
  • Graduation date of spring 2022 or later
  • Candidates must have a 3.0 minimum GPA

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Other Working Conditions

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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