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Dominion Energy Engineer II - Offshore Wind BoP Mechanical in RICHMOND, Virginia

Engineer II - Offshore Wind BoP Mechanical

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!

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

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 below will be considered for this opportunity.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

Job Summary

Dominion Energy’s Offshore Wind Engineering team is seeking a Mechanical BOP Engineer to join our Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. CVOW, the largest project of its kind in the United States, is a 2,600 MW wind farm located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach consisting of 176 wind turbines, three 880 MW offshore substations, and all the associated high-voltage subsea cabling.

As part of the Offshore Wind Engineering team, the successful candidate will work closely with our project managers, internal and external stakeholders, and suppliers to support the design, fabrication, installation, and commissioning of Dominion Energy’s offshore wind projects. This position will be filled as an Engineer II.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support and guidance to construction and procurement teams in regard to mechanical systems and equipment, construction schedule, project design, work plans, and troubleshooting

  • Ensure equipment proposals to ensure conformance with project specifications

  • Contribute to the procurement strategy for the project in relation to the equipment selection, commercial evaluation, and technical risks/opportunities, with direct responsibility for the technical aspects

  • Work with the wider Engineering team to ensure technical requirements in the project’s contracts are understood and incorporated into all design activities

  • Work with other team members, suppliers and contractors to review project documentation (system design, engineering drawings, method statements, inspection and test plans, etc.)

  • Lead the RFI process with suppliers and contractors to support the initiation, tracking and resolution of technical queries

  • Lead technical interfaces with internal/external stakeholders and equipment suppliers across various project packages (wind turbine generators, foundations, offshore substations, transportation and installation, and onshore grid connection)

  • Identify and implement resolutions to technical challenges relating to the mechanical systems and interfaces impacting project schedule and budget

  • Develops and adopts lean processes that efficiently deliver project objectives

  • Occasional travel to suppliers’ facilities and/or project site for equipment inspection and testing

  • Provide local support for system commissioning and troubleshooting

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experience required for entry into this job include the following:

  • 3+ years of relevant engineering experience;

  • Experience with industrial, mechanical systems

  • Experience with utility-scale power/energy systems

  • Experience with safety and quality processes related to equipment manufacture, delivery, installation, energization, commissioning, testing, and operation

  • Ability to work independently and maintain a schedule for key deliverables

  • Ability to influence decisions in order to deliver agreement on technical documentation.

  • Commercial awareness and ability to identify the commercial impact of technical issues.

  • Ability to gain the qualification to work at height (GWO)

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse, international team, influencing decisions and reacting positively to challenges as the project evolves.

Education Requirements

Required degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):


Required discipline(s): Engineering

Preferred - Mechanical Engineering


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, or

  • 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

  • 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

  • Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology 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

  • Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.

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%

Other Working Conditions

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 Energy

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·17,000 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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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