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Senior LNG Technician (Operations)

Date: Nov 16, 2018

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.


Job Summary

Dominion Energy is seeking Senior LNG Technicians to join its Cove Point LNG Facility in Lusby, MD.  The Senior LNG Technician (Operations) reports directly to the Shift Supervisor and is a member of a multi-disciplined crew responsible for the operation of a 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 Control Room Operator proficient in the operation of the DCS consoles and all plant utilities.


  • Performs the duties of a LNG terminal operator in a rotational shift environment, including holiday, weekends, and nights.
  • Operates 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 operations, sanitation and nitrogen; Monitors the loading/unloading of LNG ships.
  • Review and trains on environmental, safety, operations and security procedures.
  • 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
  • Monitor steam piping system and associated equipment; obtain readings from steam, condensate, and flow meters, and interpret readings to make necessary repairs or adjustments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Five (5) years experience in an industrial setting in process/product chemical engineering or operations, or power plant operations, depending on type of experience, is required.
  • Recent experience with LNG is preferred, however, petrochemical NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or hydrocarbon processing experience may be acceptable.
  • Full knowledge of analytical chemistry and laboratory concepts and techniques, particularly as they relate to analytical techniques for high-purity water.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Basic computer skills with a knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong analytical and deductive reasoning skills, laboratory skills, oral and written communication skills, technical writing skills, instrumentation skills, and mathematical skills.
  • Full ability to troubleshoot and solve equipment or process problems.
  • Full ability to conduct site inspections or walk downs, including working at heights.

Education Equivalent

  • Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate , Other Education: Mechanical, Electronic or related field
  • related military training/experience is desirable.

Working Conditions

Confined Spaces 26-50%

Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%

Energized Wires 26-50%

Fumes 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%

Radiation Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

No Testing Required

Other Information

Dominion 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, 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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