Share this Job

Talent Acquisition 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

Talent Acquisition (TA) is s a team of professional Recruiters and Sourcing Specialists (SS) who lead the effort to recruit top talent with a keen focus on diversity.  Our team achieves its recruiting goals by establishing trusted partnerships with hiring leaders, candidates, prospects, and a variety of external partners. Each day, the team strives to spark connections and conversations that will not only lead to great hires but to great careers.  

The TA team is actively looking to hire a Sourcing Specialist who will deliver a broad array of talent sourcing services to our fleet of Nuclear Power Stations located along the East Coast. These services can range from supplemental job advertising to executing national targeted searches for niche roles, and the SS will be expected to craft customized action plans aligned to a client’s requirements.  To fully understand their client’s talent needs, the SS will conduct value-added strategy sessions with hiring leaders and recruiters.  Over time, it is expected that the SS will develop expertise on the strategic needs of the business unit and the relevant talent markets. Ultimately, the Sourcing Specialist will strive to be viewed as a trusted advisor and essential problem-solver.  To execute external searches that will improve the quality and diversity of Dominion Energy’s candidate pools, the SS will leverage a variety of tools such as LinkedIn and Indeed, and they will utilize best practices to build productive referral networks.  In their daily work, they will strive to fill immediate openings without losing focus on the importance of nurturing long-term talent pipelines.  Productive pipelining will be built on effective forecasting of talent needs and systematically capturing prospect data for future use.

The Sourcing Specialist’s success will depend upon their ability to establish and deepen relationships with multiple stakeholders including hiring leaders, prospects, candidates, recruiters, and HR Business Partners.  Effective communications, active listening, managing expectations, and responsiveness will be essential elements to maintain productive partnerships.

In addition to executing targeted searches, Sourcing Specialists will engage with a variety of community partners including schools, professional organizations, and non-profits. These engagements will include campus career fairs, industry information sessions, and national conferences. A particular emphasis of this role will be to nurture networks with US Navy veterans who focused on nuclear operations. 

In all aspects of their role, the SS is expected to conduct business in a manner that will enhance Dominion Energy’s employment brand and reputation for excellence. They will ensure the company’s recruiting and selection processes that are fully compliant with all relevant laws, regulations, and company policies. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

To be qualified for the Talent Acquisition Specialist role, one must meet the following minimum requirements:

· Three (3) or more years of work experience in the fields of Recruiting or Human Resources.  (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year).
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to interact and communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders both inside and outside of the company
· Proficient with MS Office, personal computers, and iPhones
· Ability to work independently and to effectively manage their “desk”
· Solid understanding of HR hiring policies and procedures
· Proficient with managing data in Applicant Tracking Systems 
· Ability to travel regionally and overnight

A Preferred Candidate will also possess:

· 5+ years of work experience directly related to proactive talent sourcing.  (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year).
· Prior work experience with a contingent or retained third-party search firm
· Proven success in sourcing candidates for difficult to fill positions
· Demonstrated proficiency with digital sourcing tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, Handshake, etc.
· Advanced ability to use techniques such as Boolean searches to identify prospects in databases 
· Experience developing referral networks and pipelines of prospective candidates to meet future talent needs. 
· High energy and the ability to promote an employer brand in a positive and professional manner. 
· Proven ability to craft compelling marketing and communication resources
· Project management, event planning, and meeting coordination skills
· Prior experience recruiting STEM related roles
· Proven ability to organize and prioritize competing client deliverables
· Veteran of the US Navy

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the position qualifications.
    · Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

Education Requirements

Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Psychology, Sociology

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.


Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

  • Preferred candidates will have obtained certification related to the recruiting and sourcing field

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

NoTesting 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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

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!

·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

Job Segment: Recruiting, HR, Nuclear, Project Manager, Military, Human Resources, Energy, Technology, Government