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Pipeline 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!

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

 

Job Summary

The Pipeline Technician locates high pressure transmission lines and marks them according to company specifications, installs pipeline markers at road crossings and along rights-of-way, performs leak surveys, patrols the pipeline per the Company's operations and maintenance procedures and completes required documentation.  Position also stakes out rights-of-way and locates for interested parties and works with contractors and land owners to ensure that the work performed around gas lines is in accordance with Company specifications.  In addition, the position repairs coating damage and performs maintenance on vent markers, test stations and above ground facilities on the pipeline, investigates right-of-way issues including the investigation of documents held within the court records and/or right-of-way files and investigates encroachments and resolves right-of-way conflicts.  Position has transmission line and facility operations and maintenance inspection duties, and station and ground maintenance responsibilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Bilingual (Spanish) candidates are preferred.  Position requires a working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software, the ability to communicate with contractors and the general public in a professional manner, and knowledge of the Company's operations and maintenance procedures, state and federal regulations pertaining to pipeline maintenance, and engineering practices and procedures.  The position also requires the ability to read engineering pipeline drawings and properly execute the Company's policies and procedures.  A minimum of one year of gas operations experience and locating experience is highly preferred.  Applicants residing within a 45 minute response are preferred. 

Education Requirements

A High School diploma or GED.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

A valid driver's license and safe driving record is required.  A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is highly preferred.  If the qualified applicant does not have a CDL, it is expected that the selected candidate have the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of employment.  Successful applicant is expected to obtain a pesticide certification.

Other Working Conditions

Position duties require working outside in varying weather conditions, extensive walking for pipeline patrols, and some heavy lifting of up to 70 pounds.  Applicants must be willing and able to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights and weekends as work needs dictate.  Additionally, occasional overnight travel to other Company work locations may be required and is anticipated.  Travel assignments may range from a day or two up to a few weeks.  A complete understanding of the responsibility and dedication the position requires is essential.  Typical Hours 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (overtime may be required)

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, PTO, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.  

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.


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, PTO, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.  To learn more about our benefits, click here http://www.scana.com/benefits

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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Facts:
·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: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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