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Transmission & Distribution Project Specialist II or III (Flexible Location) - Dominion Energy
RICHMOND, Virginia
Posted: Oct 27, 2021 17:43

Job Description

Transmission & Distribution Project Specialist II or III (Flexible Location)

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 position will be filled at the mid level (T&D Project Specialist II) or the senior level (T&D Project Specialist III) based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. This position will support all offices in Power Delivery's Electric Distribution footprint across Virginia and the north-eastern part of North Carolina.

The job is summary below is for the mid level. Level of job complexity, responsibility and supervision oversight will be determined on at which level the job will be filled.

Mid level is second level in developmental level position providing project design support in designated regions or specific project type. Distinguished from Associate Project Specialist by increased responsibility in the application of technical skills and project coordination/management knowledge. The incumbent is capable of providing project support with limited supervision and direction. Assist with, analyze and evaluate existing process improvements to ensure quality assurance and compliance with company/regulatory standards. Provide project management support to Contractor Oversight by driving expectations to use resources as efficiently as possible to meeting project milestones. Independently coordinates with internal and external customers for the design and installation of electric distribution facilities including complex residential, residential subdivision, complex commercial, industrial, governmental reliability, and planning projects.


Serve as single point of contact for customer/Contractor/municipality; perform due diligence to accurately determine project needs and responsible Design Group. Prepare or assist with designs and cost estimates from scope of work and project requirements. Responsible for coordination of all permits, joint use issues, and easements in timely manner. Provide training as needed for contractor resources to ensure consistency across the system. Assist with resolutions of any quality issues with contractors, third party customers, and/or supplies. Monitor work to ensure compliance with approved quality plans and procedures. Assist with providing leadership skills through training, mentoring and supporting less experienced design personnel as well as interacting with other groups/departments. Assist with interpretation and communication of company policies and procedures to customers. During outage events, utilizes electronic damage assessment tools to provide data for restoration analysis and customer communication. Conducts field assessment of electrical infrastructure for resource allocation and material needs, and facilitates logistics for storm response. Provide design support as determined by department supervisor, utilizing ArcFM, AutoCAD, or other tools as appropriate. Provide assistance with inspecting project sites, facilitate stakeholder meetings, and provide daily support to designers and vendors.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Dominion Energy Internal Candidates: Successful completion of the Customer Projects Designer Development Program


  • T&D Project Specialist Il: Four (4) years directly related experience (electric distribution/utility design; construction management)

  • T&D Project Specialist III: Six (6) years directly related experience (electric distribution/utility design; construction management)

  • Strong knowledge of distribution design, electricity, company policies and procedures and mainframe and personal computer;

  • Demonstrates leadership skills;

  • Skills: good written, verbal and interpersonal communication; math and technical aptitude; time management and organization; project management; analytical;

  • Abilities: adaptable to change, demonstrate initiative, effectively interact with customers; teaming; detail oriented;

  • Physical attributes required to perform essential functions of the job: walking, climbing, stooping, bending and prolonged standing.

  • Level II: 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.

  • Level III: 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 above.

Senior level: mastery of the subject matter or diversified knowledge principles and practice in broad areas of assignments and related fields). Able to handle complex work.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education of Bachelor's degree.

Disciplines Preferred:


Construction Management

Electrical Technology

Liberal Arts

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Outdoors 51-75%

Office Work Environment 26-50%

Travel 51-75%

Other Working Conditions

Driver's license and ability to drive.

Test Description

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 Balance

2. Generous Pay and Benefits

3. 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!


.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

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Distribution, Electrical, Mainframe, Quality Assurance, Drafting, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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Dominion Energy

RICHMOND, Virginia