Engineer III

Location
RICHMOND, VA, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 06, 2018
Ref
1480083373
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Engineer
Engineer III

Date:Dec 6, 2017

Location:RICHMOND, VA, US, 23227

Company:Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company's commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

Job Summary

This position fills an important role in Electric Transmission - System Operations, with the following responsibilities:

+ Perform, review and analyze highly detailed reliability, power flow and stability studies on the Electric Transmission (ET) System.

+ Use expert engineering knowledge and principles to schedule, coordinate, and/or devise new approaches and/or alternatives for complex equipment outages on the ET System while not jeopardizing system reliability.

+ Provide engineering support, expertise and leadership to fellow team members.

+ Provide professional interface between System Operations Planning and Engineering and both upstream and downstream customers.

+ Provide support to the System Operator(s) for issues related to real time system operations as needed.

+ Devise new approaches, automation, solutions to problems encountered and ensure compliance with design criteria and standards.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

The position will effectively interface with the System Operator, Project Management, ET Construction and Operations, PJM's outage schedulers, Generation Operators, Electric Cooperatives, Interconnected Companies, the Regional Operating Centers and other entities as seen fit.

Position is encouraged to obtain a NERC RC Certification and PJM Transmission Operator Certification and attain a working knowledge of PJM policies and procedures.

Once trained, this position will be placed on a modified rotating shift.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

5-7 years transmission/and or power generation experience, and Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree.

Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles.Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead.Provide guidance to less experienced engineers.Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing).Strong personal computer skills.Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems.Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices.In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)Equally effective working independently or in team environment.Proven decision making skills.Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.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, orPossess 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, orPossess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program 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, orPossess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math 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, orHolds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles.Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead.Provide guidance to less experienced engineers.Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing).Strong personal computer skills.Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems.Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices.In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)Equally effective working independently or in team environment.Proven decision making skills.Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.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, orPossess 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, orPossess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program 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, orPossess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math 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, orHolds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

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%

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.

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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