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Graduate Intern - Electric Transmission Operations Engineering

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23220

Company: Dominion Energy

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!



Successful candidates who are 50 miles or more from the assigned work location, may be eligible for a one-time housing stipend.
 

Job Summary

Dominion Energy is seeking 2 summer Graduate Interns to be a part of the Operations Engineering Services Special Studies team within Electric Transmission. The candidates will be part of a team that provides technical support for Dominion Energy Electric Transmission field operations. Candidates should have a strong electrical engineering background and possess strong knowledge of engineering principles and practices, preferably in electric power systems. A working knowledge of analysis software packages such as PSS\E, Python, PSCAD, MATLAB, etc., is also preferred.

 

Job activities may include:

  • Power system modeling and analysis

    • Load flow, dynamic, and small signal studies

    • Transient and electromagnetic simulations

    • Real-time digital simulations

  • Perform/support evaluation, design, engineering, and support activities related to advanced power systems technologies such as FACTS and HVDC.
  • Perform/support protection studies including hardware-in-the-loop setting validation and IEC 61850 related integration. 
  • Equipment and systems modeling and analysis as necessary using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software packages.
  • Assisting in the development, maintenance, and enhancement of computer-based tools for Dominion Energy’s engineering groups.
  • Data mining and data analytics.
  • Power system network model validation, merging, and management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Must have earned a Bachelor degree in an engineering field and be accepted to and working on a Masters or Ph.D. degree in engineering (preferred fields include electrical engineering with a concentration in power systems, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering with a focus on energy systems) from an ABET accredited Engineering program at a four year or post-graduate college or university.
  • General understanding of AC/DC fundamentals, and including an understanding of three-phase power systems, the power grid, and the electric transmission system
  • A strong understanding of power system modeling
  • General understanding of the protection principles and practices for transmission lines, distribution feeders, and major substation equipment
  • A working knowledge of at least one analysis software packages such as PSS\E, Python, Power Gem’s TARA software, Aspen One-Liner, PSCAD, RSCAD.
  • Must possess good communication skills, written and oral
     
  • Candidates must have a 3.2 minimum GPA or greater
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of fall 2023 to spring 2027

Education Requirements

  • Must have earned a Bachelor degree in an engineering field and be accepted to and working on a Masters or Ph.D. degree in engineering (preferred fields include electrical engineering with a concentration in power systems, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering with a focus on energy systems) from an ABET accredited Engineering program at a four year or post-graduate college or university.
  • Candidates must have a 3.2 minimum GPA or greater
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of fall 2023 to spring 2027

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

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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