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Intern - Engineering - Grid Planning

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

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!

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

Dominion Energy Internship & Co-Op Program offers a one-time housing stipend if your permanent home address is 50 miles or more from your assigned work location. 

Job Summary

Dominion Energy is seeking a summer 2022 Engineering Intern to be a part of the Electric Distribution System Planning team within the Power Delivery Group. The candidates will be part of a team that provides technical support for Dominion Energy Electric Distribution field operations. Candidates should be enrolled in an electrical engineering program and have a developing knowledge of engineering principles and practices; preferably in electric power systems. A working knowledge of analysis software packages such as Synergi Electric, PSS\E, PSCAD, MATLAB, etc., is also preferred.


Job activities may include:

  • Power system modeling and analysis: load flow and predictive reliability modeling
  • Perform/support evaluation, design, engineering, and support activities related to advanced power systems technologies such as Microgrids and DER integration.
  • 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 Data Validation, Merging and Management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Must be enrolled in an Electrical Engineering degree program from an ABET accredited Engineering program at a four year or post-graduate college or university. Candidates must have a 3.2 minimum GPA.

Education Requirements

Must be enrolled in an Electrical Engineering degree program from an ABET accredited Engineering program at a four year or post-graduate college or university. Candidates must have a 3.2 minimum GPA.

Grad DATE: Spring 2026

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

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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Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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