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Engineer II - Environmental Oil/Tanks Program

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84104

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 an experienced Professional Engineer to join its team primarily supporting Dominion Energy West gas facilities.  The position has responsibility for multi-facility compliance with Federal and state regulations for oil spill prevention and related programs for regulation of aboveground storage tanks, underground storage tanks, and oil-filled equipment.  The facilities supported will primarily include natural gas compressor stations, pipeline operations, and office buildings.  The Engineer II reports to the Supervisor Environmental – Oil Programs.  The Engineer II is a subject matter expert who performs compliance work and provides technical direction and/or recommendations to management, operations, junior staff, and contractors/consultants.  The primary focus is oil program compliance, but work may involve other environmental media and training as assigned.  Technical complexity of work is medium to high.

 

Job duties include:

  • Technical assistance to Operations for environmental compliance
  • Preparation, review, and maintenance of oil spill prevention control and countermeasure (SPCC) plans and other emergency response plans; as professional engineer will seal plans when required by regulation
  • Periodic walk downs and assessment inspections of supported facilities to verify accuracy of environmental plans and to ensure compliance
  • Assessment and review of secondary containment integrity and containment volumes
  • Preparation, review, and maintenance of oil program related guidance and training
  • Preparation, review, and maintenance of oil plan drawings
  • Preparation and oversight of aboveground and underground tank registrations, tank installations, and tank closures
  • Communication and coordination with regulatory agency representatives; represent Dominion during regulatory inspections and other regulatory meetings
  • Support to Operations for environmental inspections and environmental audits
  • Support to Operations and contract resources during emergency response and mitigation events
  • Analysis of proposed and new environmental regulations for impact on Dominion Operations
  • Scheduling and monitoring of environmental compliance tasks for supported facility operations
  • Electronic filing of environmental plans, regulatory correspondence and reports
  • Oversight and technical direction of contractors and consultants; internal work product peer reviews
  • Preparation of scopes of work and purchase requisitions for contractors and consultants; adherence to Dominion procurement procedures and budgets; budget forecasting
  • Adherence to Dominion environmental and safety policies, guidance and work practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering work experience with aboveground and underground tanks systems .
  • Professional Engineer license or EIT is required.  Professional Engineer license in Utah, Wyoming, or Colorado is preferred. 
  • Ability to work outdoors in potential weather extremes (heat, cold) is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with preparing and reviewing Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans.
  • Regulatory agency experience or experience representing an organization with regulatory agencies is a plus.
  • Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives
  • Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead; experience overseeing consultants a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing); strong negotiations skills a plus.
  • Strong personal computer skills.
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices.
  • In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Excel, etc.).
  • Equally effective working independently or in team environment.
  • Proven decision making skills.
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.

 

Position is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.    Much of the work, up to 50%, will be performed in the field throughout Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.  A majority of the travel will be day trips, but will periodically require overnight travel.  Balance of time is office work.  License or ability to obtain a license to operate a motor vehicle is required.  Ability to work in both office setting and at industrial sites is required.  Ability to work outdoors in potential weather extremes (heat, cold) is required.

 

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA:  For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Required: Bachelor , Disciplines: Required: Engineering

 

REQUIRED ENGINEERING CRITERIA:  For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, orPossess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Working Conditions

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Radiation Up to 25%

Cold 51-75%

Office Work Environment 26-50%

Outdoors 51-75%

Travel 26-50%

Heat 51-75%

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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