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Compressor Operator B

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!



 

Job Summary

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of a compressor station, including starting and stopping engines, ensuring that compressor units and associated equipment are operated safely and properly.  Monitors and records operating data including pressures, temperatures, speeds, flow rates, lubricant and coolant levels, etc.  Changes compressor loading according to loading diagrams and operating schedules.  Performs maintenance on engines and compressors including routine service, tune-ups, oil changes, valve adjustments, etc.   Maintaining compressor valves, rod packing, and lubricators.  Maintaining station air compressors, emergency generator, UPS system, and storage batteries.  Changing separator filters, compressor valves, spark plugs, fuel valves, and other miscellaneous parts.  Makes emergency repairs.  Recognizes unusual noises or other abnormal operating conditions and takes corrective action to minimize the risk of failure.  Operates the valves that control the flow of gas in and out of the compressor station.  Must be able to ensure the proper handling of valves to avoid over pressuring of a station piping.  Makes major repairs and overhauls on equipment, maintains and adjusts instrumentation and controls.  Works with heavy tools and equipment (i.e. some tools weigh over 50 pounds).  Installs, removes, repairs, adjusts, inspects, tests and calibrates measuring and regulating equipment.  Lubricate, repair and rebuild valves and valve operators.  Inspect, maintain and perform minor repairs of fire extinguishers and fire-fighting equipment including emergency air packs and other life saving gear.  Control pressure in conjunction with the shutdown, tie-in and bypass of gas piping systems.  Prepares and maintains necessary paperwork in the performance of assigned job duties and as assigned within the Compressor Operator B classifications and lower classifications. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience

(Please be sure to include in your resume how you meet any of the following requirements, including certifications, work history, etc):
1) 3+ years of direct compressor station experience

OR

2) 3+ years of demonstrated professional mechanical experience

 

You should also have:

1) Familiarity with standard tools and equipment is necessary

2) Ability to perform physical work

3) Valid driver’s license

 

Preference (be sure to include in your resume if you meet any of the following preferences):
1) 3+ years engine mechanic experience
2) Prior mechanical diagnostic experience
3) Prior compressor operations experience in gas or chemical process
4) ASE or other mechanical certification

5) Completion of a certified apprenticeship program leading to Journeyman classification in a related skilled trade (Millwright, HVAC Fitter, Electrician, etc.)
6) 2 year trade/technical school program or related Associates degree

7) Knowledge of large compressors, industrial engines, gas turbines, or large rotating equipment

 

Working Conditions: Rotating Shift, weekdays, weekends, and holidays.  Required to work overtime and call out as needed. Must be able to report to the shop within 1 hour of a call out.

Education Requirements

Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent Required

Working Conditions
Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the Compressor Operator test administered on-site during the pre-employment process.

 

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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 dombenefits.com.

 

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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


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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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