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Field Engineer I/Field Engineer II(BHE GT&S)

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: BRIDGEPORT, WV, US, 26330

Company: Dominion Energy


Berkshire Hathaway’s commitment to building a stronger energy future is matched by our commitment to our employees who will make it a reality. Our employees are integral to our success and work hard to exceed customer expectations. We provide fulfilling employment opportunities, are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees, and support an environment that reflects the diversity of our communities.


On November 1, 2020, Dominion Energy sold its gas transmission and storage business to Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In light of this transaction, the application process and benefits package are temporarily shared by Dominion Energy and BHE Pipeline Group while the full integration of the gas transmission and storage business into BHE Pipeline Group is ongoing. Please note: when applying to a BHE GT&S position, some correspondence and documentation throughout the application and selection process will come from, or reference, Dominion Energy.  If you have any questions or concerns through the BHE GT&S application process, please reach out to


At this time, BHE GT&S cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. 


Job Summary

BHE GT&S  has an exciting Field Engineer I/Field Engineer II position available in our White Oaks General Office Building.   



BHE GT&S is an interstate natural gas transmission and storage company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, that became a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy in November 2020. We operate more than 5,560 miles of gas transmission line and 756 Bcf of underground storage in the eastern U.S., along with gathering, processing and field services businesses. We operate in 12 states. BHE GT&S is an industry leader in liquefied natural gas solutions, through initiatives such as Pivotal LNG and our 25% operating stake in the Cove Point LNG facility in Lusby, Maryland.  The energy we deliver supports major distribution utilities, power plants and manufacturing. Our premier storage operations provide dependable, flexible support for direct customers and neighboring pipelines. At our multiple interconnects – especially the liquid South Point hub – BHE GT&S services support both producers and consumers, ensuring competitive access to abundant energy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop designs, plans, schedules, cost estimates, and agreements for proposed pipeline installation, replacement, and remediation including structures and ancillary equipment required for new pipeline facilities or modifications of existing pipeline facilities.
  • Develop designs, plans, schedules, cost estimates, and agreements for proposed pipeline compressor station and measurement & regulation installation, replacement, and remediation including structures and ancillary equipment required for new facilities or modifications of existing facilities.
  • Provide leadership and accountability inclusive of budgeting, design, and construction support for capital projects from conceptual stage through successful completion with oversight of outside consultants, if needed.
  • Responsible for adherence to both capital and operations & maintenance budgets and schedules.
  • Utilize, maintain and develop specifications related to field engineering functions (design and construction, materials, repairs, etc.)
  • Prepare requisitions for materials & equipment, design services, and construction services.
  • Evaluate proposals/bids and make recommendations for awards for materials or services.
  • Administer/manage the engineering components of service agreements, design contracts, and construction contracts.
  • Support permit applications and environmental clearances required to perform construction and remediation activities.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team to support Operations and Project Teams in the completion of assigned projects and ongoing duties.
  • Ensure accuracy of as-built information for assigned projects.
  • Ensure compliance with codes, laws, and company policies.
  • Ensure accuracy and complete of materials, test procedures, welding procedures, and other applicable engineering duties for Operations and Project Teams.
  • Review potential and actual class location changes against pipe design and historical test data to confirm Maximum Allowable Operating Pressures per Code of Federal Regulations Title 49, Parts 192, and propose recommendations for remediation, if required.
  • Manage Pipeline Facilties Testing Application


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate via resume and cover letter that they meet the required Basic Qualifications as follows:

  • Engineer I must have a minimum 0-3 years of engineering experience in the Natural Gas Industry
  • Engineer II must have a minimum 4-5 years of engineering experience in the Natural Gas Industry
  • Bachelors in Engineering from an ABET- accredited or ABET - recognized Engineering program. Please refer to Education Requirements

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to independently manage and design all aspects of large, complex projects.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a high pace, multi-task environment; and ability to independently plan and organize work schedule.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer including the ability to utilize computer & engineering software applications including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to make recommendations and decisions.  

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer license
  • Knowledge of DOT/PHMSA Pipeline Safety Regulations and related codes/standards
  • Project management and scheduling skills 

Education Requirements

For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:

  • Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
  • Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or
  • Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
  • Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Depending on functional responsibilities and location of position must review ANS 3.1 12/79, ANSI N18.1-1971 or ANSI/ANS 3.1-1993 and DOM-QA-1 as appropriate.

Working Conditions

Loud Noise Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Cold 26-50%
Heat 26-50%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Outdoors 26-50%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control



Certain positions at BHE GT&S may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in BHE GT&S 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



BHE GT&S is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.  We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran, or disability status.  Our values guide us in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities.

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