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Compressor Operator - Mechanic

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!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

 Work Location : Chippewa Station, 17045 Galehouse Road, Doylestown, Ohio 44230.Doylestown, OH 44230


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 recordsoperating data including pressures, temperatures, speeds, fl ow 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 90 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 fi re-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. Maintain and repair facility systems including plumbing, painting, and grounds maintenance etc.

Must be willing to work 12 hour rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays as well as overtime as needed.

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.
Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

•High School Diploma or equivalent and 3+ years of direct compressor station experience or 3+ years of demonstrated professional mechanical experience
•Familiarity with standard tools and equipment is necessary
•Valid driver’s license

Directly Related Experience includes:
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and experience with industrial equipment, pumps, electrical motors, controls circuitry, natural gas engines or equivalent.

Mechanical, verbal and written communication skills. Good analytical, problem-solving, organizational and diagnostic skills. Safe worker.

Ability to operate various tools and equipment weighing up to 90lbs, proficiently operate hand and power tools, identify problems, collect and analyze data and draw valid conclusions, establish and maintain rapport and communicate effectively, work independently and as a team member, respond to emergency callout. Perform physical work in hot and cold environments.

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.

Preferred Qualifications (meets minimum qualifications plus):
•Experience with Cat engines and Ariel compressors.
•3+ years of engine mechanic experience.
•Prior compressor operations experience in gas or chemical process.
•Prior mechanical diagnostic experience

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Valid Driver's License 

Working Conditions

Travel Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil 51-75%
Fumes Up to 25%
Loud Noise 76-100%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Outdoors 51-75%
Operating Machinery 26-50%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 76-100%
Union - UWUA Local G555 East Ohio

Other 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.

Test Description

Candidate must pass compressor operator test and Human Perforance Evaluation (HPE).


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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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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·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 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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