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Dominion Energy Electrical Equipment Technician T1/T2/T3 (Northern VA) in FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia

Electrical Equipment Technician T1/T2/T3 (Northern VA)

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!

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 below will be considered for this opportunity.

Job Summary

*There are multiple positions which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

This position provides technical assistance to substation and power station personnel in the installation, maintenance and repair of high-voltage electrical equipment including procurement of materials, spare parts and specific tools.

Practical Work duties: Works in an outdoor, energized substation environment and proficient in the safe operation of multiple HV and diagnostic test instruments; Maintains NERC background compliance requirements, continual safety training, nuclear unescorted access and OEM specific training; Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of high-voltage electrical equipment including procurement of materials, spare parts and specialty tools; Analyzes test data to determine the adherence to manufacturer’s performance criteria; Performs multiple administrative duties including test data entry, SAP work order completion, Install/Remove form entry and parts acquisition; Under senior E.E. personnel guidance, performs testing and troubleshooting in the resolution of equipment issues discovered during equipment commissioning and routine maintenance; Assists with and performs substation ground grid testing and interprets test data to determine substation/power station ground grid integrity; Assists with the development of transformer fill procedure documents for adherence to OEM assembly, vacuum and oil filling requirements to ensure proper operation and warranty adherence of EHV power transformers; Assists with the operation of mobile transformer processing rigs including gas and moisture extraction high vacuum pumps, oil circulation pumps, oil immersed heaters, dry air production compressors and refrigerated ice traps to ensure a safe and thorough transformer oil-filling; Analyzes oil processing data (vacuum, moisture content, heat absorption, dewpoint and dielectric) to determine transformer oil filling quality.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

*Note: This position will be filled at either level according to the successful candidate's competence and skills and indicated level on application.

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for entry into this job include the following:

Electrical Equipment Technician T1: 0 - 1 years of directly related experience ; *Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.

Developmental Level-entry level in a job series.

  • Prefer knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment

  • Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and electrical control wiring

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Abilities: Demonstrate basic knowledge of electrical circuits and components; ability to work under pressure; ability to carry heavy test equipment (with assistance as needed)

  • Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds

Electrical Equipment Technician T2: 1-2 years of directly related experience ; *Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.

  • Successful completion of Electrical Equipment Technician Development Program, Steps 1 & 2;

  • Knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment

  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers and electrical control wiring

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Abilities: Under peer review, able to test and troubleshoot high voltage substation and power station electrical equipment; use high voltage test equipment; work under pressure situations; carry heavy test equipment

  • Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds

Electrical Equipment Technician T3: 2 years of directly related experience *Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.

  • Successful completion of Electrical Equipment Technician Development Program, Steps 1 through 4; Knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment; Knowledge of programmable logic controllers and electrical control wiring; Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Abilities: Under peer review, ability to test and troubleshoot high voltage substation and power station electrical equipment; use high voltage test equipment; work under pressure situations; carry heavy test equipment

  • Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.

Education Requirements

Minimum education required:

Associate’s degree or an Advanced Post Secondary diploma in one of the following preferred disciplines:

  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology

  • Electromechanical Technology

  • Electronics Technology

  • Instrumentation Technology

  • Mechatronic Technology

  • Other comparable disciplines may be substituted for the disciplines listed above

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.

Due to after-hours response (call-out), individuals must live approximately 1 hour from designated work location

Working Conditions

Outdoors 76-100%

Travel Up to 25%

Cold 76-100%

Heat 76-100%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery 76-100%

Other Working Conditions

Requires frequent travel (50%) to various substations across the Dominion Energy system, with some overnight stays.

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.

Electrical Equipment Technician T1: $55,000- $71 ,400

Electrical Equipment Technician T2: $61,100- $ 79,300

Electrical Equipment Technician T3: $68,200- $ 88,600

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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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!

Facts:

·17,000 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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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