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Senior LNG Technician (Electrical)

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: LUSBY, MD, US, 20657

Company: Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

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.

The successful candidate may be eligble for relocation assistance.

Job Summary

The Senior LNG Technician (Electrical) reports directly to the Electrical & Controls Supervisor and is a member of multi-disciplined work force responsible for the Safe and Reliable maintenance and operation of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import/export and re-gasification terminal, including LNG process systems, infrastructure, controls, emergency response, base load gas/steam turbine and emergency power generation,  station (turbine) auxiliary and support systems, and Distributed Control System (DCS).

Dedication, sensitivity to safety issues and compliance with policies and procedures is essential for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the terminal.

The successful candidate must be willing to work in an industrial environment on complex and detailed systems, with the majority of their time spent performing field work including the inspection, testing, service, troubleshooting, repair, replacement,  configuration, calibration, and installation of medium and low-voltage class generators, transformers, switchgear, motor-control centers, variable frequency (VFD)/soft-start motor drives, distribution panel boards, AC Induction/Synchronous & DC motors, vital (UPS) power systems, critical DC battery & charger systems, digital generator/feeder and motor protection, fire protection, heaters, HVAC, navigational aid and related components. 

Comprehends and complies with established maintenance and operating procedures, environmental protocols, federal, state and local regulatory codes, safety policies and technical standards.

Responsible for performing corrective and preventive maintenance inspections using digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, dielectric, circuit breaker, and protective relay test equipment, computer, micro-processor based controls firm/hardware.

Testing of cable/bus, generators, switchgear, motor control centers, protective and network relaying, motors, heaters, transformers, Lighting, HVAC, DC and Navigational aid systems etc. recording and trending data as required.

Performing required engineering functions for electrical system modifications.

Maintain drawings and configuration control documentation as related to the electrical system.

Occasionally, provide training and guidance for less experienced Electrical Technicians and addressing Operators' system issues and concerns.

Trains on environmental and industrial safety, operations and security procedures.

Conservatively operates and maintains the facility recognizing the safety and environmental consequences of actions taken.

May perform the duties of a LNG technician in a rotational shift environment, including holidays, weekends, and nights.

Performs all duties applying safety protocols and adhering to regulatory mandates.

Carries out other duties, as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Basic Qualification:

  • 5+ years' experience in an industrial setting in process/product maintenance and operations, depending on type of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience with LNG is preferred; however, petrochemical NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, industrial power plant or hydrocarbon processing experience may be acceptable.
  • Completion of a structured craft development program.
  • Experience performing corrective and preventive maintenance inspections using digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, dielectric, circuit breaker, and protective relay test equipment, computer, microprocessor based controls firm/hardware.
  • Experience testing of cable/bus, generators, switchgear, motor control centers, protective and network relaying, motors, heaters, transformers, Lighting, HVAC, DC and Navigational aid systems etc. recording and trending data as required.
  • Experience performing required engineering functions for electrical system modifications.
  • Maintain drawings and configuration control documentation as related to the electrical system.
  • Occasionally, provide training and guidance for less experienced Electrical Technicians and addressing Operators' system issues and concerns.
  • Basic understanding of the Station Electrical Power Generation and Distribution system, and adheres to safety protocols.
  • Basic understanding of all plant utilities, including air, water, power generation, sanitation and nitrogen; Monitors the loading/unloading of LNG ships.
  • Trains on environmental and industrial safety, operations and security procedures.
  • Conservatively operates and maintains the facility recognizing the safety and environmental consequences of actions taken.
  • Ability to demonstrate applied knowledge of electrical and controls such as medium and low-voltage generators, motors, switchgear, motor control centers, variable frequency (VFD) and soft-start motor Drives, circuit breakers, vital AC (UPS) and critical DC battery and chargers, protective and network relaying, fuses, cabling, power, current and instrument transformers, Lighting, HVAC, DC and systems etc.
  • Familiar with the requirements of NFPA 70 - National Electric Code, NFPA 70E – Electrical Safety in the Workplace and applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) and OSHA regulations etc.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the hazards and safety requirements for working in proximity of machinery and equipment capable of severe electrical shock and arc-flash.
  • Previous work experience demonstrating technical knowledge of industrial electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Ability to provide guidance and/or training to less experienced Electrical Technicians and Operators.
  • Basic computer skills with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and SAP applications.
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills, technical writing skills, electrical skills, and mathematical skills.
  • Capability to troubleshoot and solve equipment or process problems.
  • Capability to conduct site inspections or walk downs, including working at heights.
  • Capability to maintain drawings and configuration documentation as related to the industrial electrical system.
  • Achieves the highest levels of environmental and industrial safety compliance.
  • May perform the duties of a Senior LNG technician in a rotational shift environment, including holidays, weekends, and nights.
  • Performs all duties applying safety protocols and adhering to regulatory mandates.
  • Carries out other duties, as assigned.

Education Requirements

Preferred:  Associate's degree in a technical field.  Formal education in related technical or engineering discipline or related military training/experience is desirable.

Required:  High school diploma or General Education Development (GED).

Working Conditions

Cold 76-100%

Confined Spaces 76-100%

Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%

Energized Wires 76-100%

Fumes 76-100%

Heat 76-100%

Loud Noise 76-100%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery 76-100%

Outdoors 76-100%

Pressurized Lines & Valves 76-100%

Travel Up to 25%

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.  

 

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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