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Renewable Energy Project Manager

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 role is responsible for ensuring the successful operation and management of a portfolio of renewable energy facilities. The successful candidate collaborates with the site O&M team, partners, vendors and internal resources to maximize performance while prioritizing safety, compliance and ethics. This role is expected to visit the assets frequently and provide direction/feedback directly to O&M providers. This role supports multiple project sites and technologies. Primary duties include the following:


SAFETY and ENVIRONMENTAL: Ensure O&M providers, Dominion Energy colleagues and you are in compliance and meeting Dominion’s high safety and environmental standards. Work with Dominion’s internal Safety and Environmental groups to review any incidents and identify opportunities to improve processes and procedures.    


OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE: Manage the performance of your sites. Lead efforts with internal and external team members to restore sites to production following outages. Identify opportunities to improve site performance. Work with O&M and other resources to put action plans together to improve performance. Develop and manage spare parts inventory.


FINANCIAL: Assist in the development and monitoring of O&M and capital budgets. Work with the Finance group to explain variances to budget.


ENERGY MARKETING: Work with Dominion’s energy marketing teams to communicate any operational issues that could impact the site’s energy output.


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Manage relationships with stakeholders, landowners and lessors. Support Dominion's Business Development group as needed for project diligence efforts.


LEGAL: Assist in contract negotiations for the various services related to your projects. Develop an understanding of how PPAs, Leases, CUPs etc. affect your sites and assist in tracking and ensuring compliance.


Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

7+ years of directly related experience required.

-Previous experience in project management, site performance, outage management and/or renewables.

-Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of renewable energy generation.

-Skilled in management of contracted staff.

-Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with a variety of people with various levels of understanding of renewable energy, to influence without authority.

-Knowledge of Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) and/or Independent System Operator (ISO) operating procedures.

-Knowledge of and familiarity with Regulatory agencies including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North America Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).

-Skilled in the use of a personal computer and related software.


Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or more rounds to one full year of qualifications.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications.

• Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined.

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; Other Education: Engineering, Engineering Technology

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Working Conditions
Confined Spaces 26-50%
Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%
Energized Wires 26-50%
Fumes 26-50%
Heat 26-50%
Loud Noise 26-50%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Operating Machinery 26-50%
Outdoors 26-50%
Cold 26-50%
Travel Up to 25%
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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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
·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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