Dominion Energy Customer Projects Designer I in HERNDON, Virginia

Customer Projects Designer I

Date:Dec 11, 2018

Location:HERNDON, VA, US, 20171

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.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

Dominion Energy has opportunities in several of our offices in the northern Virginia area. When applying, please identify for which location(s) you would like to be considered. The 4 offices: Alexandria, Fairfax, Herndon and the Lincoln Park 2 office in Herndon, VA. This requisition will remain open for 90 days; candidates will be reviewed based on vacancy needs throughout this period.

While participating in the electric distribution designer training program and through practical field experiences, this role:

  • Coordinates with internal and external customers for the design and installation of electric distribution facilities.

  • Through the use of project management skills, will determine material needs, time and cost estimates, engineering calculations, technical designs, easement negotiations and acquisitions.

  • Will secure environmental permits and conduct customer meetings; coordination with internal and external stakeholders for construction, maintenance and relocation of electric distribution facilities.

  • Analyzes electrical load data and performs calculations to determine size and location of electric distribution facilities based on engineering standards, existing or proposed easements, Right-of-Way permits and operational needs and requirements.

  • Inspects project sites, designates facility placement, determines metering requirements, and prepares service agreements and detailed drawings utilizing Arc-FM, Auto-Cad, or other tools as appropriate.

  • Utilizes work management system to prepare cost estimates based on design of new construction or modification of existing facilities.

  • Coordinates installation/relocation of other utilities (i.e. cable television, phone, etc).

  • Prepares underground agreements, billing authorities, revenue calculations, etc.

  • Determines tree-trimming requirements and initiates activity. Prepares, negotiates and secures right-of-way permits, environmental permits, easement agreements and highway/railroad permits.

  • Communicates company policy and procedures, electric service requirements and project schedule to customers.

  • Reconciles construction as-builts to ensure mapping accuracy in GIS.

  • Assists in service restoration during outages.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

The Customer Projects Designer development program is a two-year commitment. Incumbents must successfully complete the program before promoting to the next level. While participating in the two-year development program, based on performance, the incumbent is eligible for a progressive pay increase at their one-year anniversary (lump sum or up to 5% increase).

Currently Dominion Energy offers a $250 monthly stipdent to employees whose home office is Alexandria, VA/

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 0 - 2+ years related experience

  • Basic knowledge of electric distribution design, electricity, company policies and procedures, and mainframe and personal computer

  • Skills: verbal, written and interpersonal communication; time management and organization; project management; math and technical aptitude

  • Abilities: effectively interact with customers; teaming; detail oriented

  • Physical attributes to perform essential function: walking, climbing, stooping, bending and prolonged standing

  • Must have valid driver's license and be able to drive.

Related Military Occupations:

Army – Transmission and Distribution Specialist (RC) - 12Q (formerly 52G; 21Q); Cable Systems Installer / Maintainer – 25L (formerly 31L); Interior Electrician – 12R (formerly 51R; 21R); Prime Power Production Specialist – 12P (formerly 52E; 21P); Engineer; General – 12A (formerly 21A); Combat Engineer – 12B (formerly 21B); Telecommunications Systems Engineer – (not current; formerly 24A)

Air Force – Communications Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman – 2E652; Electrical Systems Apprentice – 3E031; Electrical Systems Journeyman – 3E051; Electrical Systems Craftsman – 3E071; Civil Engineer – 32E1C / 32E3C / 32E4C; Electrical Engineer – 32E1E / 32E3E; Developmental Engineer; Electrical / Electronic – 62E1E / 62E3E;

Coast Guard – Civil Engineering – 55; Electronics Engineering – 58

Marine Corps – Electrician – 1141; Combat Engineer Officer – 1302; Engineer Equipment Officer – 1310; Electronics Engineer – 8824 (formerly 9624);

Navy –Advanced Construction Electrician - 5635; Electrical Component Maintenance Technician – 4626; FFG-7 Class Auxiliaries Electrical System Technician – 4632; Electronics Engineering Officer – 5904; Electronics Engineering Plans and Policies Director – 5913; Safety Engineer – 2740; Electrical Component Maintenance Technician – 4626; FFG-7 Class Auxiliaries Electrical System Technician – 4632; Electrolytic Oxygen Generator (Model 6L16) Maintenance Technician – 4752; Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Maintenance Technician – 5601; Advanced Construction Electrician – 5635; Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Technician – 5633; Construction Battalion Unit (CBU); Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU); Naval Construction Regiments (NCR); Seabee Readiness Groups (SRG); Naval Construction Divisions (NCD); Construction Electrician (CE);(CM);(EO);(UT);(BU); Naval Mobile Construction Battalions

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of an Associate degree, or High School Diploma / GED, with the appropriate years of demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor

Preferred disciplines include:

  • ABET accreditedorNon-ABET accredited Engineering Technology degrees are acceptable

  • NON-ABETaccreditedEngineeringdegrees are acceptable

  • Business

  • Liberal Arts

  • Construction Management

Working Conditions

Cold 51-75%

Office Work Environment 26-50%

Outdoors 51-75%

Heat 51-75%

Travel 51-75%

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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