Dominion Energy Electric Serviceman/1st Class in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia

Electric Serviceman/1st Class

Date:Aug 12, 2017

Location:ALEXANDRIA, VA, US, 22305

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

The Electric Distribution Operations department in Alexandria, Virginia has an Electric Serviceman 1st class vacancy.

This position requires a self starter who can effectively prioritize and who doesn't mind working alone and driving.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the following:

  • The repair and maintenance of both overhead and underground electrical distribution lines

  • Being the first responder to power outages

  • Working closely with the Regional Operations Centers within the Dominion service territory

  • Working alone 90% of the time.

  • Available for call-outs during outages and or storm restoration events

  • You will be working rotating shifts

  • The starting pay rate is $41.88 per hour plus a 10% per hour wage supplement for Alexandria, Va.

  • Additional $1.50 per hour shift differential for applicable rotating shift schedules

  • Eligible for premium pay for applicable overtime hours

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

This position requires a minimum of 5 years experience in overhead and underground linework.

The selected individual must be able to assess at a competency level 4 in the Dominion Lineman Development program in both overhead and underground energized line work.

  • Must have a solid understanding of industrial electrical distribution systems and maintenance techniques

  • Must understand and be competent in switching practices related to the electrical distribution industry

  • Knowledge of Safety processes and practices within the industrial electrical distribution industry

  • Must have strong communications skills verbal and written.

  • Must be able to understand industry 3 way communication method

  • Must be a self starter with the ability to work alone 90% of the time while still being part of a local team.

  • Position requires the ability to obtain a valid class A CDL by the end of the 5th month of employment

  • Call out, overtime availability, and Availability to work shifts is required

  • Weight restrictions also apply, for safety reasons, must be able to maintain a weight below 290 pounds.

  • Prefer individuals who have completed a recognized Lineman Development program

Please Note: If the required minimum years of experience are not reflected on your resume, you will not be considered for this job.

Education Equivalent

High School Diploma or GED.

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser:

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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Nearest Major Market:AlexandriaNearest Secondary Market:Washington DCJob Segment:Electrical, Pipeline, Engineering, Energy