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Facilities Build Automation System Coord

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.



*** $5,000 sign on bonus eligible to successful candidate in accordance with our retention agreement.

Job Summary

Provide in-depth technical guidance and is considered the expert in troubleshooting electrical and mechanical control problems. Troubleshoot and repair controls hardware including controllers, relays, measurement devices, actuators, etc.  Make recommendations for repair and/or improvement. Interprets equipment schematics and building drawings to determine optimal solutions. Establish and use data, analytics, trends, and reports to verify equipment operation and condition for predictive purposes.  Advise Project Managers and contractors of capital and OM improvement projects on building control system design, specifications, procurement, integration, and commissioning.  Manage the Facility Management departments automation control standards and specifications, as well as oversee the master system integration program.  Act as representative to Facilities Management organization working with IT department to complete projects.  Perform preventative maintenance on building automation and control systems by developing a periodic PM program to recommission systems and verify their proper operation.  Review of mechanical and control system installations, and inspect work for quality and conformance to specifications and design.  Review operating equipment data for efficiency improvements, monitor all building systems for abnormal operating events, and make optimization adjustments accordingly.  Work closely with Dominion Energy Master Systems Integrator (MSI) on the maintenance, operation, and management of the Enterprise Building Management System (EBMS).  Provide technical controls training and support to all Facility Operations staff and locations.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

5+ years of directly related experience in related field
In-depth and expert knowledge of building mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems
Experience in Commercial Building Maintenance on all building systems
Extensive experience in Honeywell WEBs, JCI Explorer and, Tridium Niagara
Extensive computer user experience in Windows operating system and Microsoft Office, including performing computer backups and software updates
Full understanding of Building Management Systems (Tridium preferred) to troubleshoot and effectively perform minor reprogramming
Strong knowledge, theory and practical experience troubleshooting Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems and their electrical interfaces with commercial mechanical equipment
Strong troubleshooting skills and extensive experience in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical and control systems
Comprehensive knowledge of control concepts, applications, general HVAC systems sequence of operations
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Experience with integrating equipment
Proficient with PCs and networking
Ability to organize and capture historical data on equipment
Ability to explain technical information to nontechnical people
Ability to work independently with minimal instruction and supervision
Understanding and experience in the following open protocols: LonWorks, BACnet and Modbus
Strong understanding and practical experience using a Digital Multi-Meter (DMM) and controls calibration and testing tools
Hands on experience with the operating and editing of BAS front end graphics (GUI) systems
Moderate knowledge in IT network theory, IT network components (switches, routers, firewalls), and basic IP communication standards
Demonstrate ability to interpret schematics and as-built MEP construction drawings
Proven knowledge of circuits, various software programs, and DDC Controls
Knowledge of energy management principles and basic energy conservation measures




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

Education Level:

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


Preferred Disciplines:

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Building & Construction

Information Technology


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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Licenses, Certifications, Qualifications or Standards


  • Valid driver’s license


  • Journeyman or Master HVAC or Electrician Tradesman License
  • Type I, II, & III (Universal) EPA Section 608 Technician Certification
  • Niagara (Tridium) Framework Technical Certification


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.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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