Transmission System Operations Center Outage Coordinator (Hybrid)

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!


We offer a hybrid work schedule (one week in the office, one week of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.


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 below will be considered for this opportunity. 

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



Job Summary

The Electric Transmission SOC Outage Coordinator will fill an important role in Electric Transmission - System Operations Planning, with responsibility for the following duties:


  • Coordinating and sequencing planned Electric Transmission (ET) equipment outages by undertaking a thorough review of requested outages to understand scope-of-work, clearances requested, switching required, and potential impact to the grid;
  • Coordinating, reviewing, and updating ET operating instructions and related information for the SOC;
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining processes for transmission outage ticketing, both internally and externally;
  • Providing support to the System Operator for issues related to real time system operations as needed;
  • This role effectively interfaces with all stakeholders, such as the System Operator, ET Construction and Operations, PJM’s outage schedulers, ET Project Managers, Generation Operators, Electric Cooperatives, Interconnected Companies, Key Account Managers as well as the Regional Operating Centers.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.


Must meet NERC requirements once onboarded. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

  • This position requires a minimum of 10 years electrical transmission and/or distribution experience
  • Good working knowledge of NERC and PJM policies and procedures
  • Full Knowledge of electrical theory
  • Full Knowledge of related emergency procedures
  • Good Knowledge of substation equipment/operations, relay operations, and power station operations
  • Good Knowledge of field construction, switching, and equipment
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (specifically technical, procedures documentation)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a diverse team environment

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: Bachelors,


Disciplines: Preferred: Technical Studies

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred: PJM Transmission System Operator or NERC System Operator

Working Conditions

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

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

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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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1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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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.
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·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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

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