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Instrument & Control Technician/Sr. Instrument and Control Technician

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

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Job Summary

This role installs, maintains, and troubleshoots instrumentation, control circuits and equipment related to natural gas processes such as the compression, dehydration, measurement, transmission and storage of natural gas. Installation includes mounting, wiring, connecting, testing, configuring, and programming instruments and devices. Maintenance includes routine calibration, and functional testing of process instruments and devices, documentation of calibration data collected during inspections utilizing the instrument inspection monitoring system, verification of data communication systems that provide real time process and alarm information to the facility control center. Troubleshooting includes the utilization of equipment such as a laptop computer, multi-meter, instrument/device communicator, device software, documenting process calibrator, etc. Develops and maintains interactive work relationships to accurately and effectively complete job responsibilities. Directs, advises, instructs, inspects, supports, and/or assists contractors and employees in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of assets. Ensures regulatory and compliance standards are met.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

-Instrument & Control Technician will have two year degree with a minimum of one year direct hands-on experience in instrumentation, PLCs and Computer Systems OR a minimum of four years direct hands-on experience in instrumentation, PLCs and Computer Systems without a two year degree.

-Sr Insturment & Control Technician will have two year degree with a minimum of three years direct hands-on experience with instrumentation, PLC's and Computer systems OR a minimum of seven years direct hands-on experience with instrumentation, PLC's and Computer systems.

-Knowledge of reciprocating and turbine engines, gas dehydration, measurement, environmental motoring, compression and supporting systems-Knowledge of electric driven compressors may be required-Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles

-Knowledge of Measurement devices (Press, Flow, Temperature, Moisture, Vibration, Speed, Density, Level) and ability to calibrate the same-Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)-Knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

-Knowledge of Human Machine Interface (HMI)-Knowledge of Ethernet Communications Equipment

-Knowledge of Valves and Positioners -Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Bureau of Standards Transmitter calibration and tolerance standards

-Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements-Ability to interpret control system software for the purpose of diagnostic troubleshooting

-Ability to pass electrical, electronic and digital equipment troubleshooting tests

-Ability to troubleshoot electrical, electronic and pneumatic equipment

-Ability to interpret installation specifications, wiring schematics, instrument drawings and component diagrams

-Ability to define specifications and requisition instrumentation and control equipment

-Ability to define problems, collect data and draw conclusions

-Ability to work independently and as a team member

-Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport

-Ability to operate diagnostic equipment (multimeter, calibrator, oscilloscope, etc.)

-Ability to operate personal computer

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: Electronics & Communications Engineering , Other Education: technical/computer

Working Conditions
Cold 76-100%
Heat 76-100%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 26-50%
Outdoors 76-100%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 76-100%
Travel 26-50%
Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%
Test Description
No Testing Required


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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1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
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