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Power Contract Specialist

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.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This role is the first level in a two-part job series. This role supports the negotiation, administration, and implementation of both wholesale electric customer sale contracts with cooperatives and municipalities and non-utility generator (NUG) purchase contracts. Actively participates in the administration of large purchase and/or sale contracts. Involved in small to moderately complex customer negotiations with limited guidance from manager or senior staff. Serves as a representative in communications regarding agreements, rate design/development, and terms and conditions. Participates in the preparation of moderate to complex agreements. Provides specialized knowledge in regards to interpretation, guidance and support in the administration and enforcement of contractual matters and regulatory issues. Under limited guidance from senior staff, negotiates and develops complex amendments to accommodate unanticipated situations. Assists with the resolution of contractual and technical disagreements, including billing issues, between the Company and the other contractual party. Investigates and resolves billing issues and contractual discrepancies. Prepares complex cost estimates to determine customer charges and/or verify billing. Has working knowledge of the Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) and/or fuel markets in order to effectively negotiate new amendments or effective operate the existing agreements. Provides specialized knowledge in preparing responses to interrogatories, testimony, exhibits, and filings with regulatory commission involving contractual matters, rate design/development and terms and conditions.  Provides input to management or senior level leadership in developing long range strategies and initiatives. 
 
Supports the company’s renewable energy strategy in Virginia and North Carolina.  Supports request for proposals (“RFP”) and other bid processes to procure additional renewable generation to meet future projected renewable requirements for the regulated portfolio.  Actively involved in the negotiation, origination, and implementation of “ringfenced” renewable generation contracts with large commercial and industrial customers to meet individual customer renewable energy goals. 

 

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences required for entry into this job include the following:

 

A minimum of three years commercial negotiation, contract management, energy trading, market trading or other similar experience;

Applies specialized working knowledge and analytical methods in the following areas:

NUG purchase contracts and wholesale customer agreements;

PJM operating and market rules in order to effectively negotiate and maximize contract value on behalf of customers;

Accounting, finance, and utility rate design principles;

Regulatory framework in Virginia and North Carolina;

Skills: advanced written and verbal communication (including technical writing); organization and project management skills; advanced negotiation skills; computer skills. Strong attention to detail and ability to interpret complex energy documents and regulations. Strong negotiation skills, ability to interact with a variety of personnel, internal and external to the organization, and to represent the Company's position to regulatory boards, town and city officials, or board members.  

Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision; interpret and apply complex policies and procedures; excellent analytical and statistical skills with the ability to explain complex terms and data; creative and abstract thinking. 

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:

Bachelor

Preferred Disciplines:

Accounting

Business

Engineering

Finance

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Travel Up to 25%
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 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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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!
 

Facts:
·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


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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