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Intern - Automation Technician (Rock Springs, WY)

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: ROCK SPRINGS, WY, US, 82901

Company: Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.


Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.


Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

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


Job Summary

Installs, programs and maintains electrical and automation systems such as: RTU's, PLC's, electronic flow measurement devices, process control valves, wireless multiple address systems, environmental and hazardous monitoring equipment. Complies with company safety, environmental, and governmental policies and regulations as they apply.


Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

  • Knowledge of electrical, automation, and instrument systems operation and design;
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code;
  • Knowledge of electrical construction;
  • Knowledge of Ohm's Law to figure voltage drop, circuit capacity, circuit resistance load capacity, horsepower, voltage and current;
  • Knowledge of company safety practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of basic math and algebra;
  • Basic knowledge of electrical automation and measurement systems, including automatic control systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC's), flow computers, AC and DC power systems and associated instrumentation;
  • Ability to understand and complete written and oral instructions;
  • Ability to understand electrical schematic drawings and wiring diagrams;
  • Ability to interact with others, communicate clear instructions, and evaluate results;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to hear equipment warning bells and signals;
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 75 pounds and to move items weighing up to 500 pounds;
  • Ability to match or discriminate between colors;
  • Ability to see objects at close range;
  • Ability to see in the distance and to determine the distance and relationship between objects


Education Requirements

  • Must be a full-time or part-time student currently pursuing an Associate's of Applied Science degree
    • Electrical and Instrumentation Technology preferred
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of Winter 2019 or later
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater

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.  


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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