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Engineer I - Regional Operations Center (Norfolk, VA) - Dominion Energy
NORFOLK, Virginia
Posted: Oct 27, 2021 17:43

Job Description

Engineer I - Regional Operations Center (Norfolk, 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.

Job Summary

The Eastern Regional Operations Center (ROC) is seeking an Engineer I for our Norfolk VA office. The successful candidate will perform the following

  • Provide engineering support for all Distributed Energy Resources (DER) activities, including the following:

  • Commercial Solar

  • Net Metering

  • Battery Storage

  • Legacy Synchronization sites

  • New and future DER technologies as introduced

  • Will provide engineering support for complex Substation and Distribution switching, including the following:

  • Planned and emergency load moves

  • Installation of mobile substation transformers

  • Conduct annual review of load shed programs

  • Review and define Post Contingency Local Load Relief Warnings (PCLLRW) increments as required for transmission-related abnormal conditions

  • Support new and changing operating technologies as they develop, to include:

  • ADMS


  • Work alternate hours when required to support the operational needs of the three Regional Operating Centers

  • Must become fully qualified to perform ROC switching in twelve (12) months (training provided)

  • Support restoration switching during significant events

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences required for entry into this job include the following:

0-2+ years of engineering experience (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications)

  • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory

  • Oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing)

  • Effective decision making skills

  • Computer skills and application of software programs

  • Analytical and abstract thinking skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to learn to apply engineering theories and concepts to complex problems

  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices

  • Ability to develop effective planning, project and organization skills

  • Ability to develop project management skills and to handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to work within a team environment.

  • Customer Service experience is preferred

*Note 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.

Education Requirements

Engineering Degree is Required (see below for engineering criteria)

Electrical Engineering Degree is preferred


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 engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate 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

  • Possess a 4-year degree in 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.

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%

Radiation Up to 25%

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.

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: Hampton Roads

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Dominion Energy

NORFOLK, Virginia