Dominion Energy Engineer II in GLEN ALLEN, Virginia

Engineer II

Date:May 17, 2018

Location:GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

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.

There is no relocation offered for this role.

Job Summary

This role is fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter. Second level position in the engineering series provides engineering support in designated company area, or specific engineering discipline. Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. Provides cost analysis as needed and develops recommendation based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review. Distinguished from Engineer I by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required. Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying standard or well defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Uses independent judgment in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications. Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require investigation of a limited number of variables.

  • Guides business operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats.

  • Designing new and improving current practices and computer program interfaces by analyzing requirements, constructing workflow charts and diagrams, studying system capabilities, writing supporting specifications and test plans while maintaining business and system protocols by writing and updating procedures.

  • Developing forecast modeling, collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends into technical reports.

  • Drives department efficiencies through improved utilization of computer systems including software interfaces and use of emerging technologies like bots, AI, machine learning with pattern recognitions as

  • planner activity historical and forward looking – e.g., PM forecasting, commodity patterns cross stations, etc.

  • QA Code application per vendor, per commodity type, etc.

  • Marketing Personalization for users on SharePoint

  • Recommends controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures.

  • Monitors project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

3+ years directly related experience

  • Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals

  • Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position

  • Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives

  • Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management

  • Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)

  • Desired:

  • Experience with SharePoint Design 2010, SAP Hana, MS Office Suite, Cognos, IBM Maximo/PAMS

  • Understanding of computer programming languages such as C++, Python, and ABAP and interface experience in .NET, JavaScript, SQL, and/or MDX are a plus.

Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentalsRequires developmental experience in a professional engineering positionCompetency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectivesUnderstands and can apply knowledge of configuration managementAbility to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.) Planning, organizational and project management skillsAbility to develop and exercise leadership skillsEffective decision making skillsEffective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)Ability to think analytically and solve complex problemsAbility to interpret codes, regulations and practicesEqually effective working independently or in a team environmentAbility to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasksREQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA:For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, orPossess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, orPossess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, orPossess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, orHolds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Required: Bachelor , Disciplines: Required: Engineering

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

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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