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$150k per year
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8 Monate her

Engineer II/III - Underground Transmission Line Standards (Hybrid)

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 we aim 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.

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

Job Summary

Electric Transmission (ET) Transmission Line Standards department is seeking a motivated Electrical Engineer to support the Company’s evolving transmission grid. The primary responsibilities for this role include the design and development of underground line standards and special applications for ET capital and O&M projects. This is an exciting time to join our team as we are involved in industry-leading projects and initiatives like interconnecting 5000 MW of solar generation in the next 5 years, the first utility-owned offshore wind project in United States federal waters off the Atlantic coast, and the largest data center load growth in the world.

• Perform engineering work activities and projects to develop, maintain, and support system-wide standards for underground transmission line applications.

• Provide expert technical support to other groups for the application of standard designs.

• Ensure the proper utilization of standard designs.

• Identify root causes for deviations of standard practices and develop/recommend improvements to existing standards to improve utilization.

• Evaluate and recommend new products, applications, and methods considering all stakeholder input to maintain or improve safety, reliability, and efficiency.

• Participate in various industry organizations to stay current with best practices.

• Perform other duties as requested or assigned. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate. Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience The knowledge, skills, abilities and experience required for entry into this job include the following:

• Strong time management skills with the ability to independently plan and organize work assignments.

• Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical writing.

• Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems.

• Equally effective with working independently or in a team environment.

• Experience with analyzing cable ampacities for various installations.

• Engineering experience with underground extruded and pipe type cable systems and accessories ranging from 69kV through 500kV is preferred.

• Experience with geotechnical report evaluation, especially soil thermal properties. Experience with Civil excavation techniques is a plus.

• Experience with PLS-CADD software is a plus.

• Ability to interpret codes, regulations, and practices. Engineer II:

• 3+ years of experience

• Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree required. Advanced Degrees may be substituted for years of experience.

• Understanding of AC/DC fundamentals, including three-phase power systems is preferred.

• Understanding of the engineering principles related to underground transmission cable is preferred.

Engineer III:

• 5+ years of experience.

• Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree required. Advanced Degrees may be substituted for years of experience.

• Comprehensive understanding of AC/DC fundamentals, including three-phase power is preferred.

• Thorough understanding of the engineering principles related to underground transmission cable is preferred.


REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA: 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 degree in Engineering (non-ABET accredited), 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.

Education Requirements

Required degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree): Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description 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

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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 Company 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 Energy There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more! 1. Safety Centric Work Environment 2. Generous Pay and Benefits 3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture 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 we're just getting started. 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. Job Segment: Transmission Line, Thermal Engineering, Testing, Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Energy, Engineering, Technology