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Metering Solutions O&M Technician I/II

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

This position will be filled at either the Technician I or Technician II level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

This position may be filled at either the Woodbridge, VA location, or Herndon, VA location.


The Metering Solutions Technician II role is distinguished from the Metering Solutions O&M Technician I by the increased responsibility and ability to work independently in the application of technical or engineering skills and knowledge. The incumbent is capable of completing routine assignments and tasks with limited supervision and direction. Under the supervision of a supervisor or work leader, the successful candidate will support and troubleshoot communications of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) meters and Network equipment, and support and troubleshoot Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology and equipment. Additional responsibilities include providing contractor oversight and auditing throughout our service territory, conducting analysis, research and design to further develop professional knowledge and abilities, and to provide technical support in designated company areas or specialized functions. This may include analyzing and evaluating systems, equipment, process improvements, and programs for assurance that they are modified, operated, and maintained in accordance with Company policy, procedure, and regulatory requirements. This role will include technician work relating to modifying, operating or maintaining systems or equipment. This position is primarily responsible for their assigned region and most travel will occur within this  region. Some additional day trips and overnight trips will be necessary for work or training. The successful candidate must be able to gain and maintain access to military bases and other governmental facilities.    
 
Perform other duties as requested or assigned. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required:

O&M Technician I: 0-2 years of related experience and basic knowledge of operation, maintenance and technical design applications.

O&M Technician II: 3+ years related experience with related experience includes but is not limited to metering radio frequency (RF), instrumentation, mechanical, and/or electrical technician experience.
*Note: a partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.

  • Knowledge and experience with radio frequency equipment and devices (RF) is highly preferred, but not required
  • Any electronic or mechanical vehicle installation or repair is a plus, but not required
  • Basic knowledge of operation, maintenance and technical design applications on electric utilities
  • Knowledge of the design and operation of moderate to complex systems and equipment
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing electronic and mechanical equipment / systems
  • Knowledge of industry codes, government regulations and company policies and practices
  • Working knowledge in the operation and application of personal computers and software programs
  • Good oral and written communication skills to include basic technical writing skills
  • Ability to apply, with limited guidance, engineering theories and concepts to effectively address problems
  • Analytical and abstract thinking skills
  • Ability to problem solve and to quickly process information
  • Ability to interpret industry codes, regulations and practices with general supervision
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks
  • Project management skills
  • Successful candidates must be willing to work in the weather and outside elements
  • A valid driver's license is required. This position will requires that you operate a Dominion Energy vehicle or operate a vehicle on behalf of Dominion Energy
  • The successful candidate must be able to gain and maintain access to military bases and other government facilities

 

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.

  • 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

Education Level:
O&M Technician I: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate Bachelor
Disciplines: Preferred: Computer Science; Electrical Technology; Engineering Technology; Instrumentation Technology  

O&M Technician II: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate Degree or high

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

A valid driver's license is required. This position will requires that you operate a Dominion Energy vehicle or operate a vehicle on behalf of Dominion Energy

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Confined spaces Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Pressurized Lines & Valves Up to 25%
Radiation Up to 25%
Travel 76- 100%

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 dombenefits.com.

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!
 

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·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: Washington DC

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