Dominion Energy Instructor - Electrical in CHESTER, Virginia

Instructor - Electrical

Date:Jul 13, 2018

Location:CHESTER, VA, US, 23836

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

Responsible for instructing Electrician Development Program trainees as well as other Business Unit employees. Delivers stand-up classroom instruction as well as hands-on training in the shop. Develops and updates training materials for classroom delivery as well as shop exercises. The primary focus of all instruction is to advocate safe work practices, encouraging a positive, open safety culture and fostering safety awareness and practices by trainees and craft personnel. Identifies and communicates areas of potential human performance failures that could lead to undesired results and stresses the importance of incorporating Human Performance in all tasks. Supervises trainees in class and evaluates knowledge, behavior and retention of concepts. Coordinates with station supervision and training coordinators to assess progress in the Development program. Teaches specific technical subjects, tests employees and checks task performance evaluation records.

Updates and creates technical training materials to include Instructor guides, Hand Outs, Power Point presentations, Shop Guides and Tests. Serve as subject matter experts and create course materials in conjunction with Training Specialist, typically using the ADDIE method. Creates and delivers pre-job briefs, safety assessments and deficiencies. Serves as subject matter tutor and delivers refresher material to employees. Serves as a member of the Advance Placement team for new hires to assess step placement. Member of Oral Board team to determine passing to the next step.

Teaches safety-related and other classes at the stations/locations. AdHoc courses are delivered using psychomotor training methods (hands-on) in the field. Is knowledgeable of the different equipment at all the power stations and incorporates into training materials. Travels to different locations to take equipment pictures, obtain drawings or information to include in training materials; writes station specific training materials to improve understanding of local equipment. Participates on Operations Excellence Audit teams and Factory Acceptance Testing. Trains electrical employees in the shop testing, dismantling, and reassembling typical station equipment and components (breakers, switchgear, etc.).

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 5 or more years of coal and/or gas turbine operations experience in a power plant environment with a focus on Electrical maintenance specialty.

  • Advocate of safe work practices at the stations to include Safety Committee member, Human Performance advocate, completes Human Performance Observations

  • Experience in developing and presenting training or safety topics to other personnel preferred

  • Working knowledge of power plant equipment and controls, Control room systems, operating and maintenance procedures, and power generations standards in an industrial setting.

  • Strong communication skills to include – instructor experience, presentation skills, use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Leadership skills in supervising, coaching, training and mentoring employees

  • Ability to assess readiness in classroom, shop, and station knowledge as applicable to Electrician Development Program completion.

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment and consult with stations on specific equipment issues

  • Capable of writing highly technical training materials and teaching them to trainees on an entry level

  • Understanding of SAP maintenance processes, work prioritization, job hazard analysis, Human Performance defenses, Environmental regulations, as well as the LOTO and Minor Maintenance LOTO processes

  • Able to handle most work and aspects of the job using knowledge of the field (skills and/or abilities that provide subject matter experiences and understanding of best practices in maintenance procedures for particular jobs)

  • Electrical maintenance related job knowledge sufficient to teach courses such as: Arc Flash Requirements, Safety in Electrical Maintenance, Electrical Test Equipment, Print Reading, Circuit Analysis, AC and DC Motors and Controllers, Inductance and Capacitance, Breakers and Switchgear, etc. See Power Generation – Technical Training Center website for more information on Electrician Training

  • Support Oral Board reviews with trainees

  • Provide input in setting Technical Training Center objectives and policy, identifying critical issues and introducing new concepts; Identifies and implements better work alternatives and business processes

  • Makes decisions independently

  • Provides assistance, advice, and solutions to peers, customers, and co-workers

  • Previous supervisory experience – preferred

  • Cross-training in Mechanical maintenance or exposure to mechanical maintenance processes and practices – preferred

Education Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree and 3 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred education.

  • Graduate of an Electrician or Maintenance Operator (Electrician) Development Program – strongly preferred

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

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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