Dominion Energy Shop Assistant Trainee in RICHMOND, Virginia

Shop Assistant Trainee

Date:Oct 9, 2017

Location:RICHMOND, VA, US, 23234

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.

Job Summary

  • Painting electrical equipment

  • Working with and providing assistance with crane operations and rigging

  • Operating Forklifts to load and unload materials

  • Operating tankers and trailers on the premises only

  • Sampling, transferring and removing oil from transformers

  • Learning to handle insulating fluids/liquids

  • Assisting Shop Electricians and Shop Repairmen/women to perform analysis on failed electrical equipment and identifying components that need to be replaced and/or repaired to refurbish this equipment.

  • Entering critical equipment data into asset tracking module.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 1 year experience working with heavy equipment/machinery or forklift experience (required)

  • Initiative and works within guidelines set forth in the Company Policies

  • Takes personal safety seriously, not only for themselves but also for their coworkers

  • Knowledge of mathematics and possesses mechanical skills

Team player and quick learner capable of working and dealing with multiple and conflicting priorities

Education Requirements

High School

Working Conditions

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:RichmondJob Segment:Trainee, Electrical, Pipeline, Entry Level, Engineering, Energy