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Environmental Specialist III (Air)

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.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This position can be located in Richmond, Virginia or Cayce, South Carolina.

  • High level understanding of state/federal air emissions inventories, operational parametric monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting requirements to support corporate-wide Air Compliance.  
  • Provides regulatory and scientific expertise, advice, guidance, and interpretation to company personnel which ensures or improves compliance with all regulatory and voluntary Greenhouse Gas, Carbon, and Methane reduction requirements/ initiatives. 
  • Independently develops, implements, coordinates, and oversees complex air quality programs and projects in accordance with state and federal regulation. 
  • Writes and edits detailed scientific reports, suitable for submission to regulatory agencies. 
  • Coordinates and leads complex environmental permitting activities and applicability assessments for company facilities and operations. 
  • Leads air permitting efforts for large capital projects.
  • Prepares and submits correspondence, reports, and testimonies to environmental regulatory agencies. 
  • Represents Company before regulatory agencies, industry groups, and the public on environmental issues. 
  • Reads, analyzes, and interprets new and existing regulations. 
  • Develops and conducts environmental training. 
  • Adherence to Dominion Energy safety rules and safety performance expectations.
  • Adherence to Dominion Energy environmental policies, guidance, and work practices.
  • Use of electronic databases to analyze and monitor company compliance with regulatory requirements.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The successful candidate must have the following experience:

5+ years of experience with Clean Air Act requirements, including New Source Review permitting, Title V permitting, air compliance and reporting, and air emissions data management. (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year towards experience requirements.  A partial year of experience of six months or more will be rounded up to one year)


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

  • Extremely knowledgeable or expert level understanding of the Clean Air Act requirements.
  • Experience with managing large capital projects is preferred but not required.
  • Proven ability to diplomatically and assertively handle challenging situations.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
  • Proven team building skills, communication skills, writing skills and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a variety of people internal and external to the organization. 
  • Proven ability to work in a geographically diverse team environment.

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

Education Requirements

BS or MS in physical science, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, environmental science or equivalent experience can be substituted in lieu of education.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Not applicable
Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

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!

·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