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Environmental Specialist III - Richmond or Cayce

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

Dominion Energy is seeking an experienced Environmental Specialist III to join its team.  This position has responsibility for environmental compliance, environmental stewardship, and oversight of Dominion Energy’s Greenhouse Gas and Voluntary Carbon / Methane Reduction programs, working under the direction of the Supervisor, Corporate Air Programs.  The Environmental Specialist III also provides technical direction and oversight to junior staff and contractors/ consultants.  The primary focus is air, but work may involve other environmental media and training as assigned.  Technical complexity of work is medium to high.   Job duties include:

  • Provides expert advice, guidance, and interpretations regarding regulatory and voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG), carbon, and methane reduction requirements, initiatives, and commitments including Dominion Energy’s Net Zero commitment.
  • Reads, analyzes, and interprets new and existing GHG programs, regulations, etc.
  • Engages with peer utilities and industry groups to benchmark on voluntary carbon and methane reduction initiatives, calculation methodologies, and protocols.
  • High level understanding of air emissions inventories, operational parametric monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting requirements to support corporate-wide Greenhouse Gas reporting and metrics. 
  • Writes and edits detailed scientific reports, suitable for both submission to regulatory agencies and supporting voluntary corporate reporting.
  • Represents Company before regulatory agencies, industry groups, and internal executive leadership
  • Use of electronic databases to analyze and monitor company compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Adherence to Dominion Energy safety rules and safety performance expectations.
  • Adherence to Dominion Energy environmental policies, guidance, and work practices.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with regulatory and/or voluntary Greenhouse Gas reporting programs, including all associated data management, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements.
  • Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will count a year towards the requirements. 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extremely knowledgeable or expert level understanding of the Clean Air Act and Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting program.
  • Posses ability to quantitatively analyze information and compile reports. 
  • Uses strong mathematical skills to provide environmental project guidance.
  • Proven ability to diplomatically and assertively handle challenging situations.
  • Highly skilled at handling multiple programs and deadlines.
  • Strong listening and critical thinking 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 (spoken and written), and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people internal and external to the organization.
  • Proven ability to work in a geographically diverse team environment.
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

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

Education Requirements

Education Level:

BS or MS in physical science, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, environmental science or equivalent education, or experience based on career responsibilities.  

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Not applicable
Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%
Other Working Conditions

May be required to work in a field environment and exposed to extreme temperature and weather 25 to 50%.

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!

·21,000 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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