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Dominion Energy Engineer I - Dominion Voltage Inc. in RICHMOND, Virginia

Engineer I - Dominion Voltage Inc.

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 Voltage Inc. is seeking an energetic entry level Engineer for our Richmond, Virginia location. This role applies engineering expertise to the electric distribution grid to leverage the new capabilities associated with smart grid technologies and applications.

This role will work on the engineering of a cutting-edge distribution control and analysis platform and implement new product requirements through a knowledge of distribution software and a learned expertise in EDGE products. This role will help analyze voltage a power measurement data for research and analysis. The product and engineering knowledge will be applied both in customer support analysis and on-site in helping new customers install and integrate the EDGE software solution. The successful candidate will perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred candidates will have power systems training and exposure to current distribution grid technologies.• Data analysis skills including, but not limited to, statistical techniques and/or machine learning. Electric distribution exposure preferred as well as IT skills sufficient to interact with databases and deploy software in our test environment.• Electrical Engineering with Power Systems exposure is strongly desired.

• Perform other duties, as assigned.


  • This position is open for possible transfer or employment sponsorship for eligible candidates.

  • The Company’s Relocation Program is available to candidates who meet the program’s eligibility requirements.

  • May and June 2020 college graduates are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 0-2 years related engineering experience

  • Specific education or experience with smart grid technologies or other voltage reduction techniques is a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory

  • Oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)

  • Effective decision making skills

  • Computer skills and application of software programs

  • Analytical and abstract thinking skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to learn to apply engineering theories and concepts to complex problems

  • Ability to develop effective planning, project and organization skills

  • Ability to develop project management skills and to handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to work within a team environment


  • Proficient with data manipulation using software tools/applications, such as: Microsoft Excel, SQL queries, Spark Python, Matlab, SAS programming or statistical packages.

Education Requirements

Bachelor Degree or higher is preferred but an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education. Eligible candidates can still be pursuing their degree but must obtain degree by June 2020.

Required Discipline: Electrical, Computer or Power Systems Engineering

Candidates must meet one of the following in order to satisfy the educational requirements for this opening. REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA: For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met: 1) Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or;2) Possess 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, or;3) Possess 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, or;4) Possess 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, or;5) Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

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. 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.

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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!

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