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Inspector Gas Pipeline Construction

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Job Summary

Coordinates the daily and weekly work schedules of construction crews with the contractor foremen. Inspects the installation and maintenance of pipelines and related facilities in order to ensure that the required codes, standards and specifications are met. May work under the direction of like classifications and/or supervisor, but is often left to own resourcefulness to accomplish the work.

May lead, direct and assign the work of like classifications as well as contractors.

Maintains records of activities on the pipelines, including maintenance reports, corrosion reports, requisitions, change orders, field notes, daily reports and logs. Responsible for monitoring contractors Operator Qualification status and ensuring contract workers are following the operator qualification rules. Responds to construction calls from outside parties to ensure no damage is done to company pipelines or facilities. Ensures pipeline operations meet required codes and standards. Oversees construction of gas pipelines, metering, compression and regulation facilities, transportation and work equipment. Works with internal and external customers to ensure safety, minimize disruptions and assist in resolving problems. Conducts training and safety sessions for Company personnel. Anticipates and identifies problems and works with team members to develop solutions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Five years’ experience as a Pipeline Inspector or equivalent experience. Knowledge of welding rules and procedures, API 1104, and DOT 192. Knowledge of tapping, locating, plastic fusion and other construction equipment. Knowledge of pipe diameters, thickness, grades and ANSI ratings in relation to one another. Knowledge of steel pipeline construction and construction of related facilities (e.g. end facilities and regulator stations). Knowledge of federal, state, and municipal codes, standards and specifications relating to pipelines, environmental, and related facilities. Knowledge of safety policies and procedures. Basic math skills. Skilled  in the use of inspection and construction equipment. Ability to smell and detect burning materials, natural gas, hazardous substances such as ammonia and solvents and toxic substances found in hazardous wastes. Ability to hear approaching equipment on construction site. Ability to read and interpret design drawings, contracts and permits. Good verbal and oral communication skills. Current driver’s license.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Required: High School Graduate , GED



Associate degree in Construction Engineering

API-1169 Certification   


Certified Welding Inspector

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)



Working Conditions
Test Description

Basic Engineering Inspection test


Export Control

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


Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  


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3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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