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Dominion Energy Electric Service Worker, 1st Class (Springfield, VA or Fairfax, VA) in SPRINGFIELD, Virginia

Electric Service Worker, 1st Class (Springfield, VA or Fairfax, VA)

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!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer or sponsor a work visa or employment authorization for this position.



Job Summary

*This role will be either in Springfield and/or Fairfax offices.

This position requires a self-starter who can effectively prioritize and who doesn't mind driving and working alone.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the following:

  • The repair and maintenance of both overhead and underground electrical distribution lines

  • Being the first responder to power outages

  • Working closely with the Regional Operations Centers within the Dominion service territory

  • Working alone 90% of the time.

  • Working a rotating shift.

  • Available for call-outs during outages and or storm restoration events

  • Eligible for premium pay for applicable overtime hours

  • The starting rate for this position is $49.17/hour for fully qualified applicants (Fairfax and Springfield locations include a 10% wage supplement totaling $54.09/hr)

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

This position requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in overhead and underground electrical line work (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications)

**The selected individual must be able to assess at a competency level 4 in the Dominion Lineman Development program in both overhead and underground energized line work (Successful candidates must take a pre-employment assessment)

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Perform functions included but not limited to responding to underground and overhead outages, locating and repairing cable faults, replacing fuses with appropriate hot sticks, performing minimal switching, removing trees from overhead conductors, and replacing streetlight and watchlight eyes and bulbs.

  • Required: Must be able to lift 75lbs

  • Must have a solid understanding of industrial electrical distribution systems and maintenance techniques

  • Must understand and be competent in switching practices related to the electrical distribution industry

  • Knowledge of Safety processes and practices within the industrial electrical distribution industry

  • Must have strong communications skills verbal and written

  • Must be able to understand industry 3-way communication method

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work alone 90% of the time while still being part of a local team.

  • Must be able to meet and maintain applicable NERC/FERC requirements.

  • Position requires the ability to obtain a valid class A CDL by the end of the 5th month of employment

  • Call out, overtime availability, and ability to work rotating shifts is required

  • Weight restrictions also apply, for safety reasons, must be able to maintain a weight below 290 pounds

  • Prefer individuals who have completed a recognized Line Worker Development program

  • To military applicants: 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).

Please Note: If the required minimum years of experience are not reflected on your resume, you will not be considered for this job.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold 51-75%

Confined Spaces 51-75%

Dust / Grease / Oil 51-75%

Energized Wires 51-75%

Heat 51-75%

Loud Noise 51-75%

Outdoors 76-100%

Travel 26-50%

Union - IBEW Local 50 VA/NC/WVA

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

This job requires "recommended" test results from Modern Hire Electric Ground Worker Virtual Job Tryout administered online. The assessment is untimed, but usually takes about 45 minutes to complete.

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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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.

Join us!


·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: Washington DC

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