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Dominion Energy Renewable Natural Gas Project Manager in RICHMOND, Virginia

Renewable Natural Gas Project Manager

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 E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, 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

This role is responsible for providing leadership to ensure the successful development, operation, and management of a portfolio of renewable natural gas projects, as well as evaluating and supporting the development of prospective natural gas infrastructure opportunities. The incumbent works collaboratively with the site management team, partners, vendors, and internal resources including, but not limited to legal, energy marketing, engineering, accounting, regulatory compliance, tax, project construction and environmental) to achieve maximum project profitability with safety, ethics, and compliance in mind. This person provides insights and supports due diligence in furtherance of gas-related acquisitions, and transaction support for potential asset divestitures. This role supports multiple project sites and technologies. Primary duties include the following:

Financial: -Work with Financial Services group to understand net income calculations of renewable natural gas assets and reconcile and explain variances to budget. Develop or obtain financial and non-financial assumptions, contract provisions and risk assessment metrics.

Project Metrics and Tracking: -Provide data as needed to track project performance and concerns (timing, resources, competition); support stakeholder outreach/coordination and activities to meet budget/governance requirements; Coordinate effectively with partners, business unit counterparts, engineering, construction management and operations, among other stakeholders.

Team Building and Communications: -Engage with project team; leverage communications tools for engagement with relevant project teams.

Process Improvement: -Support team efforts to address project complexity and stakeholder outreach issues; may engage with external stakeholder coordination and mediation resources; identify and recommend process improvement.

Energy Marketing: -Coordinate dialogue and information sharing between the site and its marketing agent to aid in the understanding of how operational issues may impact project output and revenues. Support representation of Dominion's interests with stakeholders’ groups to ensure renewable natural gas assets are fairly treated by the marketplace.

Business Development: -Manage relationships with stakeholders, landowners, and lessors. By their nature, many of these renewable projects are and will continue to be partnerships. A key component of this job function will be to manage that partnership relationship while always having Dominion's best interest in mind. Support Dominion's Business Development group as needed.

Legal: -Participate in the negotiation, modification, and execution of contracts for the various projects. Many projects are partnerships, therefore, partnership agreements, marketing agreements, leases, equipment warranties, O&M agreements, environmental permits, etc. will need to be managed in consultation with our partners.

Operational Excellence: -Monitor operational performance of fleet of assets on an ongoing basis. Characterize the performance and highlight where improvement is necessary. Work with site and other resources to put action plans together to improve performance. Coordinate operation & maintenance of renewable natural gas facilities. Work with counterparts to support the smooth transition of completed projects to Operations and Customer Service personnel.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

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

-7+ years of directly related experience required.

-Prior experience in contract negotiation, partnerships, project financing and budget development.

-Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of renewable natural gas projects.

-Knowledge of infrastructure and energy markets, from related work experience; specific natural gas related knowledge is preferable, but not required.

-Capability to engage in project risk assessment, understanding of pro-forma and project metrics.

-Basic knowledge of relevant engineering theories and principles.

-Skilled in management of contracted staff.

-Skilled in the use of a personal computer and related software.

-Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

-Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with a variety of people with various levels of understanding of renewable natural gas, to influence without authority.

-Excellent organizational skills

-Ability to work effectively in a teamed environment and interact with internal and external staff.

-Ability to develop and maintain resilient internal and external business relationships.

-Ability to ensure the efficient coordination of project work.

-Ability to develop business proposals and strategies.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:


Preferred Discipline(s): Engineering, Engineering Technology

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

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


Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

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

I 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.

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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) — 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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