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Gas Transmission Designer/Sr Gas Transmission Designer - BHE GTS

Date: Mar 17, 2023

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


Job Summary

BHE GT&S is seeking an exciting Gas Transmission Designer or Sr. Gas Transmission Designer commensurate on selected candidate's skills and abilities. The position can sit at either SC Greystone Office or White Oaks General Office Building. Regular travel will be required if the selected candidate sits at White Oaks General Office Building. Relocation assistance for this position is available dependent upon eligibility requirements.


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.


Designs and drafts complex engineering design concepts into working drawings in order to facilitate the construction and installation of facilities. Provides technical guidance and assistance to Designers ensuring the accuracy, timeliness of completed drawings including the development and maintenance of drafting support software. Maintains and updates DOT databases including the pipeline DOT class location studies. Works independently with a limited degree of supervision. May provide guidance or act as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience.


Flexible work arrangements including hybrid or compressed schedules may be available and are not guaranteed.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop timely, complete and accurate sets of drawings for proposed, expanded or modified corporate facilities.
  • Review drawings to determine compliance with applicable codes and company standards.
  • Develop timely, complete and accurate drawings for new or modified office layouts.
  • Develop efficient computer applications for the Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) system.
  • Develop and maintain drafting support software for the CADD system.
  • Review design concepts and perform job-related calculations to ensure accuracy.
  • Coordinate drawing documentation by maintaining drawing files and indexes.
  • Coordinate and maintain DOT databases
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Gas Transmission Designer: 

  • 1-3 years of AutoCAD experience is required.


Sr Gas Transmission Designer:

  • 5+ years of AutoCAD experience is required.



  • Experience with 3D drawings or modeling.
  • Experience with natural gas pipeline and compressor station design
  • Strong math skills, including geometry, trigonometry and higher mathematics in order to perform calculations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical, structural and electrical engineering design drafting principles.
  • Knowledge of national gas codes, Pipeline Safety Regulations and related codes and standards.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to size and design structural steel and reinforced concrete components.
  • Ability to develop applications for the CADD system.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop rapport with internal and external customers.
  • Strong computer skills, including the CADD system.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate, Disciplines: Preferred: Drafting and Design Technical, Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering Technology

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Safety-sensitive position subject to random drug testingMust possess valid driver's license

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

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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