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Compressor Sta Oper 24 Hr

Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: LEESBURG, VA, US, 20175

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.

Job Summary

Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc.  is currently seeking a Compressor Station Operator 24 HR at our Loudoun Station in Leesburg, VA.


Start, stop and operate reciprocating/turbine engines, compressors and auxiliary equipment and perform minor repairs to equipment and tools at a natural gas compressor station

Direct compressor station operators or other assigned employees in the performance of assigned duties

Maintain all station primary and auxiliary equipment (check and adjust water and oil levels, temperatures, pressures, etc.

Take and record readings such as pressures, temperatures, volumes, run hours, etc.

Perform tasks such as blowing drips, emptying tanks, refilling fluids, checking tank levels and managing waste fluids, etc. 

Assist in repairing engines, air compressors, generators, dehydration equipment, etc.

Keep tools and equipment in safe, orderly and proper working condition

Perform various maintenance duties such as painting, cleaning, polishing, caring for grounds, etc.

Operate computerized station controls and change pressures and route gas, prepare written reports, regulate and report pressures, and calculate and report volumes

Order and receive material and maintain records

Require knowledge and experience with one or more of the following industrial equipment: compressors, water pumps, generators, boilers and computers

Maintain good housekeeping

Maintain a safe operating environment

Operate and maintain other station facilities

Perform other duties as directed

***This position pays an hourly rate of $33.29***

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


One year documented mechanical experience in any one or combination of the following:  industrial equipment, pumps, electrical motors, controls circuitry, or natural gas reciprocating/turbine engines or the equivalent related education (technical school or college.)

Documented computer skills

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license   

Must live within commuting distance (50 miles) of Loudoun Station.   

Operate various equipment and tools weighing up to 90 lbs.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Climb ladders and work from elevated work surfaces

Ability to crawl, stoop, and work in limited spaces, on scaffolding and in awkward positions.


Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Ability to follow mandatory safety rules and standard operating procedures and use personal protective equipment 

Ability to analyze problems, collect accurate data and draw valid conclusions 

Ability to work independently or as a crew member



Previous natural gas industry experience a plus

Education Requirements

Education Required:  High school diploma or GED

Working Conditions

Test Description

Aptitude, Written, and Hands-on Testing


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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