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Field Engineer II or Field Engineer III

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: GREENSBURG, PA, US, 15601

Company: Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


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


Job Summary

Field Engineering has an exciting Engineer II or Engineer III position available in our Western Area Headquarters office located in Delmont, PA.  As an Engineer II or Engineer III, you will provide engineering guidance to Operations and Engineering for new installations, remediation projects, or consultation on facility design needs with a high proficiency in pipeline and pipeline facility engineering including concrete, and structures.  This position will also provide engineering expertise for continual improvement of company construction specifications, engineer mentorship and training, design/construction standards, and compliance with applicable codes.  Additionally, this position will provide a focus on pipeline integrity requirements and participation in regulatory/facility audits as needed.  Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% (day and overnight).


There is one position available that will be filled at either the Engineer II or Engineer III level commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and abilities.


Relocation assistance can be offered to the successful eligible candidate.



Engineer II must be knowledgeable in the following duties and responsibilities and Engineer III must be proficient in the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop designs, plans, schedules, cost estimates, and agreements for proposed pipeline installation, replacement, and remediation including structures and ancillary equipment required for new pipeline facilities or modifications of existing pipeline facilities.
  • Develop designs, plans, schedules, cost estimates, and agreements for proposed pipeline compressor station and measurement & regulation installation, replacement, and remediation including structures and ancillary equipment required for new facilities or modifications of existing facilities.
  • Provide leadership and accountability inclusive of budgeting, design, and construction support for capital projects from conceptual stage through successful completion with oversight of outside consultants, if needed.
  • Responsible for adherence to both capital and operations & maintenance budgets and schedules.
  • Utilize, maintain and develop specifications related to field engineering functions (design and construction, materials, repairs, etc.)
  • Prepare requisitions for materials & equipment, design services, and construction services.
  • Evaluate proposals/bids and make recommendations for awards for materials or services.
  • Administer/manage the engineering components of service agreements, design contracts, and construction contracts.
  • Support permit applications and environmental clearances required to perform construction and remediation activities.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team to support Operations and Project Teams in the completion of assigned projects and ongoing duties.
  • Ensure accuracy of as-built information for assigned projects.
  • Ensure compliance with codes, laws, and company policies.
  • Ensure accuracy and complete of materials, test procedures, welding procedures, and other applicable engineering duties for Operations and Project Teams.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Ability to independently manage and design all aspects of large, complex projects.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a high pace, multi-task environment; and ability to independently plan and organize work schedule.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer including the ability to utilize computer & engineering software applications including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to make recommendations and decisions.  


Minimum qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate via resume and cover letter that they meet the required Basic Qualifications as follows:

  • Engineer II must have a minimum 4-5 years of engineering experience in the Natural Gas Industry
  • Engineer III must have a minimum 10+ years of engineering experience in the Natural Gas Industry
  • Bachelors in Engineering from an ABET- accredited or ABET - recognized Engineering program. Please refer to Education Requirements


Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer license
  • Knowledge of DOT/PHMSA Pipeline Safety Regulations and related codes/standards
  • Project management and scheduling skills 

Education Requirements

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 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
  • Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math 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.

Working Conditions

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Cold 26-50%

Heat 26-50%

Office Work Environment 26-50%

Outdoors 26-50%

Travel 26-50%

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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