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LNG Technician (Operations)

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 www.DominionEnergy.com, 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

The LNG Technician (Operations) reports directly to the Shift Supervisor and is a member of a multi-disciplined crew responsible for the operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import/export and liquefaction/re-gasification terminal, including LNG process systems, infrastructure, power/steam generation, controls and emergency response, and operation of the Distributed Control System (DCS) consoles. Dedication, sensitivity to safety issues and compliance with policies and procedures is essential for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the terminal. Understands and follows LNG plant operating procedures, safe handling practices, equipment, maintenance protocols, governmental regulations and related technical and safety codes, standards and reporting requirements is required. In-depth knowledge of the physical properties of LNG, surroundings and is able to identify relevant equipment. Principal duty is as plant field Operator proficient in the operation of the all plant processes and utilities. Mastery of the subject matter or diversified knowledge of principles and practice in broad areas of assignments and related fields: Performs the duties of a LNG terminal operator in a rotational shift environment, including holiday, weekends, and nights. May operate Distributed Control System (DCS) consoles and LNG process systems, understanding and adhering to safety protocols. Operates all plant utilities, including air, water, power/steam generation, GTG operation, sanitation and nitrogen, Monitors and performs operator duties for the loading/unloading of LNG ships. Review and train on environmental, safety, operations and security procedures. Operates the facility recognizing the safety and environmental consequences of actions taken. Achieves the highest levels of environmental and safety compliance. Records and evaluates operating performance data and informs Shift Supervisor and/or Management of potential problems and failures in a timely manner, Works with Shift Supervisor and/or Lead Operator to expeditiously resolve plant problems and improve plant reliability and safety. May analyze chemistry and adjust chemical concentrations as required. Monitor steam piping system and associated equipment, obtain readings from steam, condensate, and flow meters, and interpret readings to make necessary repairs or adjustments. Performs all duties applying safety and environmental protocols, and adhering to regulatory mandates.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 3+ years experience in an industrial setting process/product chemical engineering or operations, or power plant operations, depending on type of experience.
  • Recent experience with LNG is preferred, however, petrochemical NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or hydrocarbon processing experience may be acceptable.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of analytical chemistry and laboratory concepts and techniques, particularly as they relate to analytical techniques for high-purity water.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills with a knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical and deductive reasoning skills, laboratory skills, oral and written communication skills, instrumentation skills, and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve equipment or process problems.
  • Ability to conduct site inspections or walk downs, including working at heights.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.

Education Requirements

  • Preferred: Associate, Other Education: Mechanical, Electronic or related field.
  • Formal education in related technical or engineering discipline or related military training/experience is desirable.

Education Equivalent

Completed all Company-provided training on the various types of equipment in LNG facility. Other training requirements include the following curriculum:

  1. Utility operations, including air, water, sanitation, steam and nitrogen.
  2. Electrical power generation operations.
  3. Ship loading/unloading systems operations
  4. Emergency shutdown (EDS) systems.
  5. Fire and gas detection and suppression systems.
  6. Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) operations.
  7. Basic machinery diagnostics.
  8. Basic office applications and time-reporting procedures.
  9. Basic Maintenance Management System (SAP) applications.
  10. Distributed Control System (DSC) operations.
  11. Process controls.
  12. LNG pump operations.
  13. LNG plant operations, principles and theories.
  14. LNG vaporizer operations.
  15. Boil off gas (BOG) and vapor return blower operations.

 

Working Conditions

Confined Spaces 26-50%

Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%

Energized Wires 26-50%

Heat 26-50%

Loud Noise 26-50%

Office Work Environment 26-50%

Operating Machinery 51-75%

Outdoors 51-75%

Pressurized Lines & Valves 51-75%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Plant Operators Selection System (POSS) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser, https://careers.dominionenergy.com/content/Pre-Employment-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 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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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: Washington DC

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