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Senior LNG Technician (Instrumentation)

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!

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Job Summary

The Senior LNG Technician (Instrumentation) reports directly to the Instrument Supervisor and is a member of multi-disciplined crew responsible for the operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import/export and re-gasification terminal, including LNG process systems, infrastructure, controls and emergency response. Dedication, sensitivity to safety issues and compliance with policies and procedures is essential for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the terminal. The LNG Technician (Instrumentation) works on complex and detailed systems, troubleshoots and repairs instruments that would be found in a Power Station or Chemical Plant.

The successful candidate must be willing to work in an industrial environment, with the bulk of their time spent performing the following:

  • Responsible for performing preventive and corrective maintenance inspections, using portable pressure gauges, manometer, loop calibrators and other similar test equipment,
  • Testing flue gas, reading meters, and recording data as required,
  • Performing required engineering functions for control loop modifications,
  • Maintaining drawings and configuration documentation as related to instrumentation,
  • Perform control system upgrades and/or modifications,
  • Possibly training and guiding less experienced Instrument Technicians and addressing Operators' system concerns,
  • Perform duties required during the loading/unloading of LNG ships,
  • Trains on environmental safety, operations and security procedures,
  • Achieves the highest levels of environmental and safety compliance,
  • May perform the duties of a LNG technician in a rotational shift environment, including holiday, weekends, and nights,
  • Performs all duties applying safety protocols and adhering to regulatory mandates.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Instrumentation and Controls experience in an industrial setting in process/product chemical engineering or 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
  • Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualification.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic understanding of the Distributed Control System (DCS) and LNG process systems
  • Basic understanding of plant utilities, including air, water, power generation, sanitation and nitrogen
  • Applied knowledge of automatic control instruments such as pressure, temperature, and flow transmitters, pressure gauges, thermometers, regulators, valves, control systems, and other components similar to what is found in a power station
  • Competency in performing preventive maintenance activities, testing flue gas, reading meters and recording data as required
  • Previous work experience demonstrating technical knowledge of control instrumentation
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Ability to perform lab equipment calibration
  • Basic computer skills with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Analytical and deductive reasoning skills, oral and written communication skills, technical writing skills, instrumentation skills, and mathematical skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve equipment or process problem
Education Requirements
Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: High School Graduate , Trade School Graduate , Associate , Required: GED , Disciplines: Preferred: Instrumentation Technolog
Working Conditions
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.   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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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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·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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