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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!


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

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary
  • Conducts short-term purchase and sales transactions in an effort to minimize cost and maximize economic value of associated portfolios
  • Interacts with market participants to evaluate, develop, negotiate and execute business opportunities
  • Applies knowledge of electric market operations and trading practices and monitors markets (electric, gas and oil) information to ensure understanding of market opportunities and impacts on portfolios
  • Analyzes and reacts to current market and competitive conditions
  • Analyzes and evaluates complex energy transactions to ensure that all relevant aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party and contractual terms are favorable to and consistent with company guidelines for risk management
  • Interfaces with regional transmission organizations and generating plants to facilitate the operation of generating units for economic and reliability considerations
  • Tracks and enters all transactions into appropriate business and RTO systems by required deadlines
  • Understand and apply basic knowledge of generation assets and dispatch operations as they pertain to the complex rules of the ISO's and to NERC and FERC guidelines
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

3+ years related experience in in power generation operations and/or the energy commodity / power markets 


*Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications


  • Must possess or be able to pass RTO certification in the first 6 months of employment in the role, to dispatch generation and perform the functions of operations center personnel is required
  • Solid understanding of generating plant characteristics, regional transmission organization market concepts and process requirements
  • Understanding of the fundamental mechanics of electricity and transmission grid operations
  • Trading/Hedging experience in energy commodities or financial instruments is a plus
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays)
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:
Required Degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):Disciplines:
Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
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!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 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

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