Dominion has received a variety of awards and other recognition as an employer of choice.  Some of these awards are highlighted below. 

Dominion also has received numerous awards in other areas such as environmental, communications, volunteerism, technology, engineering and corporate citizenship. Contact us if you would like to learn more about these awards.

Dominion Recognized as 2013 Top Supporter of HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institutions

In the 11th annual survey conducted by US Black Engineer & Information Technology (USBE & IT) magazine, Dominion is recognized as one of the 2013 Top Supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions. The survey was completed by the engineering school deans of the ABET-accredited engineering programs and the corporate-academic alliance members of Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE).


Career Communications Group, Inc. (CCG) publishes US Black Engineer & Information Technology.

CCG also publishes Women of Color and Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazines, and produces the annual BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference and the National Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Awards Conference.

Dominion Recognized as a "Best For Vets Employer"

Military Times EDGE, a national publication dedicated to showing military members, veterans, and their families the practical and positive actions that can make their lives and careers better both in the military and beyond, recognizes Dominion as #35 on the 2013 Military Times EDGE "Best for Vets Employer" list.  Companies on the Fortune 1000, the Defense News 100 and Federal Times’ General Services Administration 250 lists were surveyed and evaluated.

Young Professional Workplace Award

Dominion won the second annual "Young Professional Workplace Award" in November 2009, presented by Helping Young Professionals Engage, or HYPE. The group is an initiative by the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce designed to attract and retain young professionals at area companies. (> Learn more.)

In presenting the award, HYPE cited Dominion's competitive salaries for new employees, as well as its mentoring programs and flexible work schedules. More than a fourth of the company's 4,600 employees in the Richmond area are younger than 40.

Thirty-five companies were nominated for the award, and the winner was chosen from five finalists.

Dominion Recognized as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

In October 2010, G.I. Jobs, a national magazine that assists military members, veterans, and spouses in their search for civilian employment, selected Dominion as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer for 2011. More than 5,000 companies were considered, with Dominion placing in the top 2 percent of all employers nationwide.  Dominion was also recognized as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer for 2010. (> News Release)

Dominion Recognized as One of the Best Places to Launch a Career

Dominion was featured in BusinessWeek's list of "The Best Places to Launch a Career," in their September 15, 2008 issue.

This highly regarded ranking identifies the top companies who attract the best and the brightest. View the Dominion profile.

Dominion Receives Employer Support Freedom Award

Dominion was awarded the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award in 2008, the highest recognition given to employers for their support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. The company was one of 15 employers recognized by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense. (> News release)

The award is the highest in a series of ESGR awards that also includes the Patriot Award, the Above and Beyond Award and the Pro Patria Award. Dominion previously received those awards.

Pro Patria Award 2008

The Pro Patria Award 2008 recognizes outstanding support and dedication to employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve.

2008 Diversity Excellence Award

The 2008 Diversity Excellence Award (large category) was presented by The Richmond Human Resources Management Association and The Greater Richmond Chamber.

2008 HR Process Excellence or Re-Engineering

The 2008 HR Process Excellence or Re-Engineering (large category) award was presented by The Richmond Human Resources Management Association and The Greater Richmond Chamber.

2007 Best Diversity Company Award

The 2007 Best Diversity Company Award was presented by Diversity/Careers Magazine, for support of minorities and women, attention to work/life balance and commitment to supplier diversity.

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