Dominion Energy Intern - System Protection - North Anna in MINERAL, Virginia
Intern - System Protection - North Anna
Date: Sep 12, 2022
Location: MINERAL, VA, US, 23117
Company: Dominion Energy
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.
Successful candidates who are 50 miles or more from the assigned work location, may be eligible for a one-time housing stipend.
This technical intern position will ride along with and assist System Protection and Field Electrical Equipment Techs with daily routine tasks. This will provide the intern with exposure to an understanding of the electric utility Transmission & Distribution network and substation electrical equipment, High Voltage diagnostic testing, other non-invasive testing like infrared thermography, protective relay, and basic trouble shooting of control circuits. Network with System Protection and Field technicians to develop a basic understanding of substation equipment. Begin to have a understanding of voltage classes used on Dominion Energy system and ground planes so as to understand minimum approach distances with the eventual goal of becoming a qualified electrical worker.
Assist technicians with basic tests:
Collecting oil samples for dissolved gas analysis and other screen tests
Basic instrument check out and repair
Basic HV diagnostic testing
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
Strongly prefer candidates with good problem solving skills while working with mechanical and/or electrical equipment and control circuits
Experience with Microsoft Office
Math and technical/mechanical aptitude required
Must be able to follow instructions and be a team player
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
Due to weight limits on equipment, weight restriction of 290 pounds applies
Time management and organization skills
Maintain training and qualifications to hold a Nuclear Unescorted Access Authorization (UAA) badge
Must be enrolled at a university/community college pursuing an Bachelors or Associate's degree in Electronics, Engineering Technology, Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology, or other relevant technology/technician degrees
Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.
Must have an anticipated graduation date of spring 2024
Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Other Working Conditions
No Testing Required
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.
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.
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Nearest Major Market: Richmond
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