Designer II


Dominion Energy


Posted Under: Richmond, Virginia jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 23218
Posted On: 2019-07-13 00:00:00

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. Job Summary Dominion's Substation Engineering department is seeking a motivated Designer who will be responsible for supporting Engineers in the development of substation engineering physical design packages. This work is vital to support the Company's transmission and distribution growth plans and includes support of projects vary in size and complexity. While this position is primarily in an office environment, periodic field trips to Dominion substations will be required. This person will create and modify the following detailed drawings and documents on substation projects: construction/operating onelines, general arrangement plans, elevation plans, conduit plans, steel details, foundation details, bill of materials, etc. Periodically, it will also be necessary to work with others on foundation, ground grid and battery system calculations to ensure all structural and electrical requirements are met. Perform other duties and special projects as necessary. Must be able to meet NERC qualifications. Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience * 3+ years of design experience, with 1+ years of substation or utility experience * 1+ years of Microstation or AutoCad experience * General understanding of electrical, mechanical and civil design concepts. * Competency in applying technical concepts, standards, processes and procedures. * Ability to think analytically and solve technical problems. * Knowledge of applicable regulations, related codes, and standards. * Knowledge of company design and operating standards. * Ability to work independently with minimal guidance, but knows when to get others involved. * Experience with interpreting technical drawings (i.e. onelines, outline diagrams) is a plus. * Abilities: to maintain and update DOT class location maps, to plan and schedule work independently, to lead and teach draftspersons, to size and design structural steel and reinforced concrete components, to complete designs for large and/or complex systems, to develop new applications within the Microstation/AutoCAD system. * Ability to work well with others. * Skills: Strong math skills including geometry and trigonometry required to perform complex calculations. Effective oral, interpersonal and written communication skills (including technical writing). Education Requirements Preferred Education Level: Associates Degree (an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education) Other Education: Drafting and Design, Engineering Technology, Mechanical Drawing Working Conditions Cold Up to 25% Energized Wires Up to 25% Fumes 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% 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. Nearest Major Market: Richmond Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Drafting, Design Engineer, CAD, Engineering

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