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Fire Protection Engineer I/Fire Protection Engineer II/Fire Protection Engineer 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

There is one position available that will be filled at either the Engineer I, Engineer II, or Engineer III level commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and abilities.
 

Dominion’s Corporate Risk Engineering group provides loss control support to all of Dominion’s business units as well as the engineering interface to our insurers.  We are heavily involved in the transition to renewable energy with projects such as offshore wind and battery energy storage.  These projects as well as support to our existing facilities provide an opportunity to our engineers to mitigate complex loss control and fire protection hazards that are not typically seen outside of industrial fire protection.
 
Project support activities will include participation in the development of fire protection / loss control system specifications, design and bid evaluations, construction walkdowns, and participation in and review of system final acceptance tests.  These include the protection and/or loss control features of numerous commercial, power generation, LNG, offshore wind, and energy storage facilities. All forms of fire detection and protection systems are present in Dominion Energy facilities, including special hazard systems such as clean agents, CO2, low and hi ex foam, dry chemical, hybrid water mist, and water spray.


Fire Protection Engineer I

This entry level role will work in all conventional aspects of Fire Protection Engineering.  The position will perform and/or review engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. The position will also provide cost analysis as needed and develop recommendations based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review.  Under direction of supervisor or work leader this individual will exercise some independence in evaluating, selecting and applying loss control and fire protection standards or well-defined fire protection engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.  The application of fire protection engineering principles, industry standards and other guidance to develop risk reduction solutions is critical to this role.
 

Fire Protection Engineer II
This role is fully competent in all conventional aspects of Fire Protection Engineering.  The position will perform and/or review engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. The position will also provide cost analysis as needed and develop recommendations based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review.  Under direction of supervisor or work leader, the individual will exercise independence in evaluating, selecting and applying loss control and fire protection standards or well-defined fire protection engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Independent judgment will be used in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications.  


Fire Protection Engineer III

This role is the senior level in providing fire protection engineering support and property loss prevention consulting. The position will be able to perform the most difficult and complex fire protection engineering calculations, analysis, research and design.  Plans and conducts work requiring judgment and independence in evaluating, selecting and applying complex fire protection engineering standards, industry standards and other guidance to develop risk reduction solutions. Able to prioritize and make complex adaptations and modifications.


Perform other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

There is one position available which will be filled at the level commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and abilities. 
 

For all levels, the candidate must possess an ABET accredited engineering degree in fire protection engineering or possess a current or expired P.E. in fire protection engineering.


Basic Qualifications
 

  • Ability to apply engineering theories and concepts to complex problems
  • Oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Computer skills and application of software program
  • Analytical and abstract thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop effective planning, project and organization skills
  • Ability to develop project management skills and to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices

 
Fire Protection Engineer I

  • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals, and theory
  • 0-2 years of experience in fire protection engineering


Fire Protection Engineer II

  • Considerable knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory
  • 3+ years of  experience  in fire protection engineering  (Note:  A Master's degree will count towards one year of experience; A partial year of experience of six months or more will be rounded up to one year )

 
Fire Protection Engineer III

  • Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated application of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory (Note:  A Master's degree will count towards one year of experience; A partial year of experience of six months or more will be rounded up to one year)
  • 5+ years of experience in  fire protection  engineering


 

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.
  • 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.

 

 

Education Requirements

Required: Possess a Bachelor's or Master's ABET certified degree in Fire Protection Engineering or will possess a Bachelor's or Master's ABET certified degree in  Fire Protection Engineering by June 2021 

Note:  A current or expired P.E. license in Fire Protection Engineering may be substituted for the required degree in Fire Protection Engineering.
 

For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:
    1) Possess a 4-year fire protection or mechanical engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET OR;
    2) Possess a 4-year fire protection or mechanical engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved OR;
    3) Possess a 4-year fire protection or mechanical engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET OR;
    4) Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET OR;
    5) Holds or has previously held a valid Professional Engineer license
 

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Travel 26-50%
Outdoors 26-50%
Cold 26-50%
Heat 26-50%
Office Work Environment 26-50%
Energized Wires 26-50%
Loud Noise 26-50%
Operating Machinery 26-50%
Radiation 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 dombenefits.com.

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.
 
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·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


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