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Risk Engineer II/Engineer III - BHE GT&S

Date: Jun 8, 2021

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. 



Job Summary

Field Engineering has an exciting Risk Management Engineer II or Engineer III position available. The reporting location for this position will be either our Bridgeport, WV office or our Richmond, VA office.

As a Risk Management Engineer, you should be fully competent in all conventional aspects of Fire Protection Engineering and Property Loss Prevention consulting at natural gas extraction plants, natural gas pipeline facilities, LNG import/export facilities, commercial facilities and office buildings. The position will perform and/or review fire protection engineering calculations, analysis, research, and design. The position will also provide risk reduction recommendations and associated cost estimates (e.g. cost for equipment installation/upgrade) for management review. Under direction of supervisor or work leader, the individual will exercise independence in evaluating, selecting, and applying loss control and fire protection standards or well-defined fire protection engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Independent judgment will be used in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications. The application of fire protection engineering principles, industry standards and other guidance to develop risk reduction solutions is critical to this role.


Relocation assistance can be offered to the successful eligible candidate.

Additional Responsibilities for Risk Management Engineer II/Risk Management Engineer III: Must be proficient in the following duties and responsibilities.
• Sole individual contributor for Risk Management for BHE GT&S.
• Ensure compliance with codes, laws, and company policies.
• Responsible for adherence to both capital and operations & maintenance budgets and schedules.
• Prepare requisitions for materials & equipment, design services, and construction services.
• Evaluate proposals/bids and make recommendations for awards for materials or services.
• Serves as the National Fire Protection Association/building code/fire protection subject matter expert
• Ensure accuracy of as-built information for assigned projects.
• Manages the All-Risk Insurance inspections and the jurisdictional and non-jurisdictional boiler inspections
• Leads the risk management portion of annual High Consequence Area Facility Audits
• Serves as the liaison with BHE Corporate Insurance.
• Manages the BHE GT&S Storage and Transit Insurance program and Fire Protection Impairment program.
• Provides support for all hazard and operability studies (HAZOP) and layers of protection analyses (LOPA)
• Evaluate inspection reports to identify potential improvements and formulate recommendations.
• Plans, executes, and oversees all risk engineering related to capital projects.
• Administer/manage the engineering components of service agreements, design contracts, and construction contracts.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required Skills:


Risk Engineer II:

3-4 years of relevant engineering experience

Risk Engineer III:

5+ years of relevant engineering experience

Additional Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience:

  • Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles;
  • Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines;
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing);
  • Strong personal computer skills;
  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems;
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices;
  • In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.);
  • Equally effective working independently or in team environment;
  • Proven decision making skills;
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks;
  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills. 
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.



Education Requirements

Education Level:


Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering


 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 postgraduate 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, Math or Engineering Technology 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

Preference: U.S. Professional Engineer License

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

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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