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Intern - Regional Operations Center (Engineering/Engineering Tech/Business) (Richmond, VA)

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23294

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!


Job Summary

This internship will support our Regional Operations Center, located at our W. Broad Office.  While working under direct oversight, this role is responsible for service restoration and distribution switching activities using knowledge of electric distribution systems including technical knowledge of operations and switching practices.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Make updates to circuit one-lines, restoration contingency plans, and internal reporting documents.
  • Gathers and analyzes various systems data to determine location and cause of power outages.
  • Dispatches first response personnel and repair crews to provide quick and logical response to outages and emergency situations.
  • Provides accurate and timely information to customers including estimated time of restoration.
  • Provides information and updates to internal departments.
  • Performs overtime callouts to emergency response teams.
  • Accurately report outages to customer accounts.
  • Supports emergency restoration of service during storms.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Basic understanding of electrical functions is strongly preferred.
  • Previous military experience a plus
  • Multi-tasking and ability to stay calm under complex and stressful conditions. 

Education Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in a 4 year degree program or currently pursuing a 2-year degree with the intention to transfer to a 4-year institution
    • Majoring in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Business majors preferred.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of spring 2023 or later

Test Description

No Testing Required



Other Information

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.


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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