Dominion Energy Line Worker: Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton & Williamsburg in NORFOLK, Virginia

Line Worker: Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton & Williamsburg

Date:Sep 7, 2018

Location:NORFOLK, VA, US, 23509

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

Dominion Energy has multiple Line Worker vacanices in: Suffolk, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Williamsburg & Hampton District Offices.

The successful candidate will be exposed to the many facets of construction, operation and maintenance of the Electrical Distribution System. If you enjoy the variety of challenging work outside of an office and want to develop communication, technical and mechanical abilities, the Groundman position may be an excellent starting point for a career with Dominion. More specifically, the successful candidate will develop skills to prepare themselves for potential advancement in Line-work, Substation, Design or Dispatch areas. As a Line Worker, the majority of the work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions and is considered "heavy labor". Specific Groundman functions include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Providing tools, materials and supplies to journeyman linemen

  • Ensuring safety rules and regulations are observed on the worksite

  • Driving trucks and ensuring they are properly stocked and maintained

  • Preparing the equipment and worksite for effective completion of assignments

  • Operating various types of equipment used in the construction process (diggers, aerial devices, etc.)

  • Ability to work up to 295 hours of average overtime per year

The selected candidate must be 18 years of age at the time of application, must obtain a Class A CDL learner's permit within 1 month of employment and a CDL prior to 6 months of employment.

Due to weight limits on equipment, weight restriction of UNDER 290 pounds applies.

In the event of a call for overtime you must be able to respond to the District office you are hired into within one hour of the call

The starting pay rate is $19.06 per hour advancing to $24.02 per hour after one year.

We have multiple vacancies in Suffolk, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, and Hampton

Please select all the locations you are willing to work in. If you do not select a specific location, you cannot be considered for that location.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Ability to lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis

Ability to carry up to 60 pounds

Ability to work on ladders and hydraulic lifts

Ability to be on call and quickly respond for electrical restorations

Ability to learn how to operate construction equipment and use hand tools

Computer application aptitude

Ability to work within a physically demanding work environment

A strong driving record which will allow the candidate to obtain a commercial driver’s license by the end of the fifth month of employment

Preferred Qualifications include:

Previous experience in working with mechanical or electrical concepts and applications

Background in the military is a plus

Background in construction or related work environments

Background in working outdoors

Background in the Volunteer Fire Department or Emergency Medical Training

OSHA 10 safety training and certification

CPR & First Aid certification

Class A CDL

Class A Learners Permit

Confined Space training and certification

Lock out/tag out training and certification

Ladder safety training and certification

Harness training and certification

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)

  • Air Force – Communications Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman – 2E652, Electrical Systems Apprentice – 3E031, Electrical Systems Journeyman – 3E051, Electrical Systems Craftsman – 3E071

  • Marine Corps – Electrician – 1141,

  • Navy – Construction Electrician – CE, Advanced Construction Electrician - 5635, Electrical Component Maintenance Technician – 4626, FFG-7 Class Auxiliaries Electrical System Technician - 4632

Education Requirements

GED or HS diploma required

Associates Degree in a technical field is preferred

Demonstrated related experience may be substituted for formal degrees or certificates

Working Conditions

Cold 26-50%

Confined Spaces 26-50%

Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%

Energized Wires 26-50%

Heat 26-50%

Loud Noise 26-50%

Operating Machinery 26-50%

Outdoors 76-100%

Travel 26-50%

Union - IBEW Local 50 VA/NC/WVA

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:https://careers.dominionenergy.com/content/Pre-Employment-Testing/?locale=en_US

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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