Share this Job

Associate Materials Specialist/Materials Specialist (BHE GT&S)

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Richmond, VA, US, 23230

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. 


Relocation is not authorized for this position.


Job Summary

BHE GT&S is an interstate natural gas transmission and storage company headquartered in Richmond, VA. Flexible work schedules, such as remote, hybrid, or compressed schedule may be available, but not guaranteed.

As a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy with employees operating in 10 states, BHE GT&S provide safe, reliable, affordable energy to large customers.


Join our team!

As an Associate Materials Specialist or Materials Specialist, depending on your years of experience, on our Supply Chain team, you will:


  • · Compile, maintain, analyze, and present inventory metrics for multiple inventory locations.
  • · Use data analytical skills to analyze inventory methods of control, reduction, classification, and forecasts.
  • · Understand key material attributes, specifications, and drawings. Report business data and make recommendations to leadership and teams to optimize inventory and material usage.
  • · Maintain and update Material Master data base
  • · Support and conduct site inventory count(s) and audits to fulfill FERC, and SOX requirements and resolve discrepancies.
  • · Evaluate and process material requisitions and reservations, and also provide inventory management support.
  • · Analyze material usage patterns for planned and stocked items, to ensure cost effective and adequate materials are available in a timely manner.
  • · Analyze project surplus and obsolete materials to minimize stocking levels and maximize recovery efforts.
  • · Assist with development and implementation of warehousing strategies and training.
  • · Assist in resolving supply chain issues, including planning and implementation of sourcing initiatives.
  • · Provide SAP training to warehouse workers and warehouse clerks.
  • · Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate Materials Specialist: 2-3 years related work experience.


Materials Specialist: 4-6 years related work experience.



Materials Management, Analytical Inventory, Supply Chain Management

  • · Strong analytical skills, ability to synthesize considerable and complex data.
  • · Proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel desired).
  • · Ability to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines, as well as the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and expectations.
  • · Ability to process information quickly and accurately, as well as excellent critical thinking skills to support quality decision making.
  • · Knowledge/understanding of the policies and procedures which govern the execution of work of the Supply Chain and Material Management processes and functions.
  • · Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels.
  • · Strong communication, organization skills.
  • · Ability to work in a team setting and in a cross-functional environment.
  • · Customer service orientation.
  • · Ability to read and use vendor manuals, drawings, equipment and material codes, and standards.

Education Requirements

Associate Materials Specialist:


Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor Supply Chain, Business Management, Bachelor in additional disciplines acceptable.


Materials Specialist:


Education Level: Bachelor Supply Chain, Business Management, Bachelor in additional disciplines acceptable.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Flexible work schedules, such as remote, hybrid, or compressed schedule may be available, but not guaranteed.

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 BHEEnergy 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.



Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: ERP, Business Manager, Supply, SAP, Pipeline, Technology, Management, Operations, Energy