Electric Ground Worker - Northern Virginia Locations

Electric Ground Worker - Northern Virginia Locations

01 Sep 2023
Virginia, Leesburg, 20175 Leesburg USA

Electric Ground Worker - Northern Virginia Locations

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Electric Ground Worker - Northern Virginia LocationsDate: Sep 1, 2023Location: LEESBURG, VA, US, 20175Company: Dominion EnergyAt 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!To learn more about Dominion Energy’s workplace culture, sustainability efforts, and commitment to DE&I, please see ourand.At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.Job SummaryWe have Groundworker positions in our Alexandria/Arlington, Herndon, Fairfax, Springfield, Warrenton, Leesburg and Woodbridge Offices.Summary:The successful candidate will be exposed to the many facets of construction, operation, and maintenance of the Electrical Distribution System. If you enjoy the variety of challenging work outside of an office and want to develop communication, technical and mechanical abilities, the Ground Worker position may be an excellent starting point for a career with Dominion Energy. More specifically, the successful candidate will develop skills to prepare themselves for potential advancement in Line-work, Substation, Design, or Dispatch areas. As a Ground Worker, the majority of the work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions and is considered "heavy labor." Must be willing and able to work up to 300 hundred hours a year in overtime. The ability to respond within one hour of a call for overtime is strongly preferred.Specific Ground Worker functions include but are not limited to the following activities:

Providing tools, materials, and supplies to journeyman linemen

Ensuring safety rules and regulations are observed on the worksite

Driving trucks and ensuring they are properly stocked and maintained

Preparing the equipment and worksite for the effective completion of assignments

Operating various types of equipment used in the construction process (diggers, aerial devices, etc.)

The selected candidate must be 18 years of age at the time of application and must obtain a Class A CDL learner's permit within 1 month of employment and a CDL within 6 months of employment. Due to weight limits on equipment, a weight restriction of 290 pounds applies.Groundworker pay rate: $27.43, Plus a 5% wage supplement for Warrenton, 10% wage supplement for Fairfax, Herndon, Springfield, Woodbridge and a 15% wage supplement for Alexandria.Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & ExperienceRequired Qualifications:

Valid Drivers License and 18 years of age

GED or HS diploma required

Ability to lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis

Ability to carry up to 60 pounds

Ability to work on ladders and hydraulic lifts

Ability to be on call and quickly respond to electrical restorations

Ability to learn how to operate construction equipment and use hand tools

Computer application aptitude

Ability to work within a physically demanding work environment

A strong driving record which will allow the candidate to obtain a commercial driver’s license by the end of the sixth month of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Class A or Class B CDL Dominion will provide and pay for CDL training. Please check your local DMV website for eligibility requirements.

Prefer Class A CDL permit

Prefer OSHA 10 or 30 certification

Prefer certification in CPR, First Aid, or AED

Previous experience in working with mechanical or electrical concepts and applications

Background in the military is a plus

Background in construction or related work environments

Background in working outdoors

Education Requirements

GED or HS Diploma required

Related Military Occupations:

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus the appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below:

Army – Transmission and Distribution Specialist (RC) - 12Q (formerly 52G, 21Q), Cable Systems Installer / Maintainer – 25L (formerly 31L), Interior Electrician – 12R (formerly 51R, 21R), Prime Power Production Specialist – 12P (formerly 52E, 21P)

Air Force – Communications Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman – 2E652, Electrical Systems Apprentice – 3E031, Electrical Systems Journeyman – 3E051, Electrical Systems Craftsman – 3E071

Marine Corps – Electrician – 1141,

Navy – Construction Electrician – CE, Advanced Construction Electrician - 5635, Electrical Component Maintenance Technician – 4626, FFG-7 Class Auxiliaries Electrical System Technician – 4632

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals DescriptionPreferred CDL LicenseWorking ConditionsCold 76-100%Confined Spaces 51-75%Energized Wires 51-75%Heat 51-75%Operating Machinery 76-100%Outdoors 76-100%Travel 51-75%Union - IBEW Local 50 VA/NC/WVAOther Working ConditionsTest DescriptionNo testing required.Export ControlCertain 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 InformationWe 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 hereDominion 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: Washington DCJob Segment: Military, Defense, Sustainability, Hydraulics, Aerial Operator, Government, Energy, Engineering

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