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Dominion Energy Technician-Telecomm-III in North Charleston, South Carolina


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!

Job Summary

Dominion Energy South Carolina is looking to hire a fiber optic splicer technician in North Charleston, SC. This position is responsible for supporting Dominion Energy owned and contract maintained fiber cable along the company’s various right of ways. This role is self-driven with highly developed skill sets and decision making capabilities. The candidate will be working mostly independently in the field and have flexibility to arrange project priorities to increase work efficiency. Capability of performing and analyzing all fiber testing along with being well versed in the cable installation and documentation processes. Technician is able to understand diversity needs and select the proper fiber routes to achieve the diversity required.

Primary job duties include, but not limited to:

  • Working in and around fiber and radio huts, generation plants, substations, data centers, crew quarters and right of ways.

  • Terminating and testing OPGW and ADSS fiber optic cables

  • Performing cable preps and field splices

  • Troubleshooting and repairing fiber strands and cable cuts

  • Documenting fiber strand usage and updating cable records in Circuit Vision

  • Reviewing and analyzing optical system route redundancy

  • Participating in maintenance window cutovers and system grooms

  • Support storm recovery duties during disasters

  • Work with Transport Team to turn up telecommunication services

  • Assist with cable locates and verification of locates

  • All other duties as needed

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

• 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 (above/below).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Minimum of 15 years of fiber splicing experience

  • Able to splice and terminate older fiber with none symmetrical cores

  • Proficient in all aspects of advance optical testing and interpretation of the results

  • Understanding of SCDOT Orange Book for lane closure and road blocking

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Strong safety awareness

  • Well organized and high level of attention to detail

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing

  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting

  • Ability to process information quickly and function under high stress situations

  • Ability to develop rapport with Dominion employees, external customers and contractors

  • Strong project management skills

  • Equally effective working independently or in a team environment

  • Experienced using word processing, Visio, spreadsheets and GIS interfaces

  • Familiarity with BICSI, EIA, TIA, or NEC Standards

  • Attention to detail, trustworthy and self-motivated when working alone

Education Requirements

Completion of High School; Associate Degree in electronics or related field is preferred or equivalent years of experience.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Confined spaces Up to 25%

Cold 51-75%

Heat 51-75%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No test 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, PTO, 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.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy1. Great Work Life Balance2. Generous Pay and Benefits3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion EnergyI 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:·21,000 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

Nearest Major Market:Charleston South CarolinaNearest Secondary Market:South CarolinaJob Segment:Telecom, Telecommunications, Technician, GIS, Information Systems, Technology

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