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Environmental Specialist III

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 exciting role in our Environmental group at Dominion Energy will perform the duties:  

  • Independently develops, implements, coordinates, and oversees complex water quality programs and projects which relate to company compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Analyzes complex environmental data, from monitoring sites in the system, and provides assessment reports of potential problem areas that have probable impact to the company.
  • Writes and edits detailed scientific reports, suitable for submission to regulatory agencies, that evaluate long-term results from various system-wide quality programs.
  • Coordinates complex environmental permitting activities for company facilities and operations.
  • Provides regulatory and scientific expertise, advice, guidance, and interpretation to company personnel which ensures or improves compliance with all water quality regulations at company facilities.
  • 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.
  • Participates in developing new regulations from proposal to promulgation.
  • Develops and conducts environmental compliance training. Inspects and advises on operations, construction, procedures, records, and training, to ensure compliance with environmental requirements prescribed in laws, regulations, company policies, and company procedures.
  • Uses electronic databases to analyze and monitor company compliance with regulatory requirements.


Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

At least 5-7 years directly related experience (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year).

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Prefer individuals with multistate permitting and compliance experience and subject matter expertise in the areas of NPDES (individual and general permits including construction and operational stormwater permits), surface and groundwater withdrawal, and wetlands (Section 404);
  • Logic and reasoning skills, to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternatives, conclusions, or approaches;
  • Respectful assertiveness, to ensure environmental compliance requirements are met by others, while considering the spirit and letter of the law;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interface with internal stakeholders effectively;
  • Ability to give full attention to others, to take time understanding the points being made, and to ask questions;
  • Ability to influence others;
  • Ability to embrace collaborative problem solving;
  • Ability to communicate appropriately for audience needs;
  • Ability to share information and to facilitate open idea exchange;
  • Ability to understand implications of new information;
  • Ability to identify complex problems, to review related information, to develop and evaluate options, and to implement solutions;
  • Ability to adapt actions;
  • Ability to remain professional while delivering high-quality, reliable, environmental services to customers.

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

  • 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 are encouraged to apply.



Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:  Bachelor

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!

·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