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Compressor Station Oper Sr

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

Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. is currently seeking a Compressor Station Operator Sr at our Utica Station in New Hartford, NY. 


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

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

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   

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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Top 3 Reasons to Apply

1. We Value Team Work
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Safe Work Environment

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