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Telecommunications Technician

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


Dominion Energy is seeking an energetic, detail oriented Telecommunications Technician to work out of our Surry Power Station, Surry, VA.  In your role as a Telecommunication Technician, you will apply your basic knowledge of all areas of telecommunications and perform maintenance on telecommunications equipment. 


Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation and wiring of routers/switches along with coordination with multiple groups for configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Avaya PBX Moves, Adds, and Changes.
  • Working knowledge of Harris Radio Trunking System.
  • Effectively identifies and utilizes the proper resources to develop solutions and devise new approaches to problems encountered in work assignments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • 3+ years of electronics background / experience is required.
  • Related military experience is a plus.
  • 1+ years’ experience in PBX Moves, Adds & Changes is strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge  of 4-wire data circuits, T-1 circuits, pots lines, Fiber Terminations, 48 volts, 135 DC voltage, OPX, FSX, FXO, E&M tie lines, and data circuits demonstratedby 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Skilled in the use of T1 transmission test set, BERT test set, error testing, and PRI testing equipment.
  • Skilled in the use of various cabling and familiarity with color coding requirements for cabling identification, 66m block, 110 block, wire wrapping, cat 5/6 cabling.
  • Ability to work on programming/installation of Channel Banks/Mux, CoastCom
  • Ability in the use and maintain handheld units.
  • Must be safety conscious, and detailed oriented.
  • Able to respond effectively to diverse demands.
  • Must provide personal availability and maintain rotation on call status.
  • Physical Ability: Must be able to lift 45 pounds independently. Must be able to see color and distinguish between colors.

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: High school graduat. , GED

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors 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.  

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!

·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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