• ELECTRICIAN TRAINEE

    Dominion EnergyCharlottesville, VA 22905

    Job #1134852288

  • ELECTRICIAN TRAINEE

    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

    This will be aCharlottesville, VAbased opportunity to take on the responsibilities of a full range of Substation construction and maintenance work on electrical distribution and transmission substations. This position works inside energized and de-energized substations. This position requires a Class A CDL license with HAZMAT endorsement within 6 months of hiring. Planned and unplanned overtime work will be required. The majority of the work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions and is considered "heavy labor" which is not limited to but includes the following: Climbing steel structures and working off ladders and aerial lifts. Working with lift tools and material up to 75 pounds on the ground and aloft.Due to weight limits on equipment, weight restriction not to exceed 290 pounds applies.

    This is a Local 50 union job with a starting pay rate of $20.96 per hour.

    Various duties include:

    • Climb steel structures and work off ladders and aerial lifts

    • NERC requirements

    • Drive and/or operate vehicles for long distances

    • Operate heavy equipment to construct and maintain distribution and transmission substations

    • Working with mineral oils, paints, compressed gases ie. air, nitrogen, SF-6 etc. battery acids, PCB's, solvents, explosives, pumps, etc.

    • The selected candidate must be able to obtain a Class A CDL learner's permit within 1 month of employment and a CDL with Dominion training within 6 months of employment.

    Working Conditions Include:

    • Work schedule is 4 X 10 hour days Monday to Thursday from 6a to 430p

    • Work outdoors 95% of a normal day

    • Work in inclement weather as needed or service dictates

    • Must be available for overtime including extended workdays

    • Must be willing to travel for work, including overnight travel

    Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

    Required:

    • The ability to lift up to 75lbs is required

    • The ability to climb steel structures and work off ladders and aerial lifts

    • Possess a valid driver license is required

    • For safety reasons, there is a body weight maximum of 290 pounds is required

    • Willing to work outdoors and inclement weather

    • Willing and available to work overtime and/or travel for work including long-distrance travel operating heavy equipment

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Class A CDL with HAZMAT endorsement or CDL learner's permit.

    • Previous electric and/or utility experience is a plus.

    • Experience with forklift operations, aerial lifts, power driven equipment, painting, cutting equipment, pneumatic equipment and hydraulic equipment.

    Education Requirements

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

    Valid Driver License

    Working Conditions

    Test Description

    This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, ~~~/

    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 Apply1. We Value Team Work2. Generous Pay and Benefits3. Safe Work Environment

    About Dominion EnergyI 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·18 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:CharlottesvilleNearest Secondary Market:VirginiaJob Segment:Trainee, Hydraulics, Electrical, Electrician, Entry Level, Engineering

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