Charlottesville, Virginia

Intern - System Protection (Charlottesville)

**Date:** Dec 29, 2021

**Location:** CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, US, 22906

**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.

**Job Summary**

Interns will work alongside experienced Dominion System Protection personnel to learn the technology used in the protection of the Electric Grid. The Field positions will assist with the installation, maintenance and operation of control systems and protective devices. Specific functions will include verification of protective relay panel wiring and logic function verification.

Data communication technology is also learned as smart microprocessor relays provide information to Operating Centers. Cyber Security applications will be learned as well as NERC compliance maintenance regulations. These positions will be introduced to the System Protection Development Program for a view of employment requirements of successfully completing the Development Program.

**Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience**

+ Must be currently enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year degree in Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics, Electrical, Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Electromechanical or a similar related degree

+ Must have an anticipated graduation date of spring 2024

+ Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

+ Strongly prefer candidates that desire “hands on” experience vs. “design” experience

+ Strongly prefer candidates with good problem solving skills while working with mechanical and/or electrical equipment

+ 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

+ Time management and organization

+ Abilities: test basic and routine types of protective relays; lift up to 50 lbs.; manual dexterity; color vision; hearing; climbing; stooping; standing; bending

+ Due to equipment weight limits, individuals in this role have a weight restriction of 290 pounds.

**Education Requirements**

+ Must be currently enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year degree in Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics, Electrical, Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Electromechanical or a similar related degree

+ Must have an anticipated graduation date of spring 2024

+ Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

**Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description**

**Working Conditions**

**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.

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**Nearest Major Market:** Charlottesville

**Nearest Secondary Market:** Virginia

**Job Segment:** Intern, Electrical, Engineer, Instrumentation, Electrical Engineering, Entry Level, Engineering

Charlottesville, Virginia

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services. As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit www.DominionEnergy.com to learn more. Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core businesses, Dominion Energy and our 16,200 employees invest in the communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

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