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Engineering Technical Specialist - Power System

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!

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Job Summary

Provide oversight and support of ADMS eMap model, including model promotion and ad-hoc model edits from Regional Operating Centers and field personnel
-Engage and communicate with other distribution groups including operations, planning, GIS, substation and data communications 
-Provide basic support of SCADA database changes, alarm configuration, and frame edits.
-Provides technical support and assistance in analyzing and evaluating systems, equipment and
-Plans and conducts work and assists in the evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of
standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
-Assists with devising new approaches to problems encountered and in developing engineering criteria ensuring compliance with design criteria and standards.
-Implements technology within an engineering field.
-Focuses on the practical application of engineering theories; determines how to make the designs and plans of engineers work.
-Applies basic scientific and engineering principles and methods, along with technical skills, to support engineering activities.
-May perform product improvement, testing, field engineering, development, manufacturing,
construction, systems development, quality control, and operational engineering.
-May perform some design and theoretical work, but does not possess the educational background to function as an engineer.
-May perform same work as titled Engineers, but possesses an engineering degree which is not ABET accredited.
-May provide or assist with technical project management including scoping, scheduling, budget
development, cost tracking and oversight of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

0-2+ years of relevant experience and competencies in applicable discipline.


Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Basic understanding of electric distribution, substation, and transmission and/or SCADA systems
Familiarity and/or ability to learn core electric distribution programs, including ADMS, GIS, Outage Management and Work Manager
Basic knowledge of engineering principals, theories and practices.
Ability to learn and successfully apply a basic knowledge, techniques, skills and modern
tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline.
Ability to learn and design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline.
Good oral, written and graphical communication skills required, to include basic technical writing skills.
Ability to learn and conduct standard tests, measurements and experiments.
Ability to function as a member on a technical team.
Organization skills and ability to prioritize and manager multiple tasks.
Basic knowledge of computers, keyboarding skills and the use of Microsoft office programs
(Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and applicable software programs.
Demonstrates questioning attitude, problem solving, analytical and abstract thinking 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.

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:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.


In order to be a titled Engineering Technical Specialist, you must meet one of the following criteria:

- 4-year Engineering Technology degree or 4-year degree in Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or

- 4-year degree in Physics, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Engineering or other technical related discipline; or

- 4-year non-technical degree and post-graduate degree in Engineering Technology or Engineering (not ABET-accredited); or

- Equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred degree

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Confined spaces Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
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

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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