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Dominion Energy Electrical Equipment Technician T1 (Suffolk, VA) in SUFFOLK, Virginia

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 (Suffolk, 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!

"The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.”

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 (Developmental Level: Entry level in a job series)

Provides technical assistance to substation and power station personnel in the installation, maintenance and repair of high-voltage electrical equipment including procurement of materials, spare parts and specific tools

*This is an entry level position and the following objectives and courses must be completed in the Electrical Equipment Technician Development Program to meet the requirements of this position.

Candidate must complete classroom training and demonstrate competency with the following job specific courses:

STEP #1Dominion /Safety/Departmental Expectations with Introductory courses:

Departmental Safety expectations

  • Safe Work Practices

  • Pre-Job Briefing for Human Performance Processes

  • Computer-based Work Performance Tools

  • Introductory courses: Print Reading Substation, Fundamental Diagrams, Basic Test Equipment Functionality, Work Procedures for High Voltage Substation Environment, Instruction on the Infrared Camera

Electrical Equipment Technician T1 specialized training in: Transformer Oil Sampling and Performing Field Testing HV Testing Insulation in Aerial Lifts, Cables and Vacuum Devices

STEP #2-Introduction and functional concepts of specific pieces of substation equipment:

  • Circuit Breakers Capacitor Banks Regulators and Load Tap Changers

  • Introduction Course in Protective Relays, More Print Reading Training, Basic Electronics, and Math Review

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

0-2 years of directly related experience in area of responsibility with a preferred Associate Degree (Or 2+ years of directly related experience in area of responsibility with a High School Degree / equivalent)

*Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications

  • Prefer knowledge of manufacturer and company equipment installation, maintenance guidelines and electrical test equipment

  • Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and electrical control wiring is preferred

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of electrical circuits and components

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to carry heavy test equipment (with assistance as needed)

  • Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds

  • Due to emergencies and outages, the successful candidate must be able to report to the local office in Suffolk, VA (Chuckatuck District Office) within 45 minutes

Note to Military: 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.

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Preferred Associate Degree (or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education)

*This position will consider upcoming graduates with a projected graduation date of no later than July 31st, 2021

Disciplines Preferred:

Electrical or electrol-mechanical focused discipline

Instrumentation Technology



Industrial Technology

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.

Working Conditions

Outdoors 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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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

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