Generation Project Manager (Richmond)

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!


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Job Summary

This position supports Power Generation – Generation Station Projects management team, managing capital projects from conception to completion. Candidates must be highly motivated, able to work with minimal supervision and have effective communication skills. Candidates must be able to qualify for work in the field including confined space, climbing stairs and ladders, wearing a respirator, etc.
Manages multiple major projects generally between $500K - $50M, (Major Capital improvement projects, new construction, outage support).
Oversees site safety, environmental, and construction requirements in accordance with Dominion Energy policy and local/state regulations.
Ensures all elements of the Contractor Safety Program are met and monitors safety on their projects.
Ensures appropriate permits are obtained; ensures contractor compliance with site, environmental guidelines and obtains advance approval from the site Environmental Compliance Coordinator for materials and chemicals (i.e., concrete, oil, cleaner, lubricant, etc.) prior to allowing material on site.
Responsible for development and management of the station's 8-year capital project plan, including development of business cases, project request form creation, and estimates.
Accountable for project success, customer satisfaction, and technical project execution and delivery.
Manages project risk through collaboration with the project team and customer(s).
Oversees scoping, planning, estimating, scheduling, resource planning, and procurement activities for all station projects, including integration with non-project work during major outages.
Ensures all required construction permits are utilized including but not limited to: Digging/Drilling/Cutting (DDC); Welding/Flame; Confined Space; Rigging/Lifting.
Coordinates engineering resources by working proactively with Power Generation Engineering Supervision and contract external engineering, as necessary to complete projects in a technically responsible fashion.
Ensures that a comprehensive, current scope of work and division of responsibility are maintained to include all vendor and Dominion scopes.
Supports the development, implementation, and management of contracts with suppliers and contractors to support material procurement and resources for project development and implementation.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

At least (7) years of experience with major power plants and equipment including but not limited to boilers, turbines, transformers, generators, pumps, motors, control systems, electrical/instrumentation, operations, and other balance-of-plant systems.

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications. A master’s degree can count as one-year experience.


Must have the ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously over a large geographic territory, and handle stakeholder teams representing different departments and interests.
Detailed technical knowledge of large power plant systems, equipment, and operations.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of major power plants and equipment including but not limited to boilers, turbines, generators, transformers, pumps, motors, control systems, electrical/instrumentation, and other balance-of-plant systems.
Must have good technical and cost management skills.
Demonstrated experience in evaluating project work for O&M and Capital classification.
Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and integration skills are required. Must be able to present detailed project information to Sr. Management and able to answer questions posed by same.
Ability to coordinate processes and provide leadership in a team environment.
Ability to analyze information and make sound decisions including coordinating the resolution of technical problems and implementing changes.
Demonstrated computer skills.
Physical requirements for this position require the ability to bend, squat, occupy crawl spaces, operate machinery, work over open grating, not afraid of heights, and confined space areas.
This position will be exposed to the following work conditions: cold weather, hot weather, dust, grease, loud noise, outdoors, temporary work locations, corporate office work, etc.


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 E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above / below).

Education Requirements

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

Preferred Disciplines: Business, Construction Management, Engineering, Engineering Technology,

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred:  Professional Engineer (PE)

Other: Project Management certification preferred. Millstone must meet ANSI N18.1-1971, Section 4.6.2

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Outdoors Up to 25%
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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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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·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 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (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.

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