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Dominion Energy Operating Technician I in Cope, South Carolina

Operating Technician I

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 nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

This entry level position is responsible for all functions relating to the operation of plant equipment, including regularly monitoring, maintaining, and checking plant equipment, isolating and tagging equipment for maintenance, and preparing equipment for operation.


  • This position is trained to respond to, and required to support the Plant's Emergency Response Team.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in mechanical maintenance or related field.

  • Must have a working knowledge of pumps, valves, compressors and other related equipment.

  • Must be in good physical condition with ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs or more on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to safely climb tall structures at extreme heights (fixed ladders and/or stairs up to 100 feet).

  • Must be able to work during inclement weather, work overtime, call-outs, outages, and rotating shifts.

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player.

  • Must have good communication/human relations skills.

Education Requirements

Completion of High School or equivalent

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Must have a valid driver's license with a safe driving history.

Working Conditions

Cold 26-50%

Confined Spaces 76-100%

Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%

Fumes 76-100%

Loud Noise 76-100%

Operating Machinery 76-100%

Pressurized Lines & Valves 76-100%

Test Description

All candidates must successfully complete, or have already passed, the EEI POSS test

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.

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 1. Great Work Life Balance2. Generous Pay and Benefits3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

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!

Facts:·21,000 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

Nearest Major Market:ColumbiaNearest Secondary Market:South Carolina Job Segment: Technician, Technology, Entry Level

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