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Welding Technician II or Welding Technician III

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!



This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Welding Technician II Job Summary

2+ Years of Welding Experience - This intermediate level position will perform duties and tasks necessary to support smooth, reliable operations of the department with limited oversight. Works with other welders in lining up fittings.  Conduct pressure tests on prefabricated assemblies. Maintain shop, field welding, and construction equipment.   Works with or perform inspection of company pipeline construction projects. Perform pipe fitting and layout work.  Perform routine or emergency repairs to high-pressure pipelines and facilities.  Perform low-stress and high-stress welding and cutting tasks. Operate construction equipment and pipeline tapping and stopping equipment.
Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Additional responsibilities include:

-Maintain day to day records and reports
- Conduct shop tests (Hydrostatic and Pneumatic) for pipe and fabricated assemblies.
- Mark up engineering drawings for corrections and or substitutions in order to ensure accuracy
- Perform final inspection of fabrication with drawing
- Operate backhoe, forklift, overhead crane, crew truck/dump truck.
- Interact with DOT and state representatives and officials on job sites
- Ensure contractor adherence to design, codes, and standards
- Verify correct torque specs for bolts, gaskets, and material grades.

Welding Technician III Job Summary

5+ Years of Welding Experience - This senior level position will perform duties and tasks necessary to support smooth and reliable operation of the department with little to no oversight. Works with other welders or perform in lining up fittings. Conduct pressure tests on prefabricated assemblies. Maintain shop, field welding, and construction equipment. Leads inspection of company, pipeline construction projects. Perform pipe fitting and layout work. Perform routine or emergency repairs to high-pressure pipelines and facilities. Perform low-stress and high-stress welding and cutting tasks. Operate construction equipment and pipeline tapping and stopping equipment.  Perform other duties as requested or assigned. 

Additional responsibilities include:  

-Maintain day to day records and reports
-Conduct shop tests (Hydrostatic and Pneumatic) for pipe and fabricated assemblies.  
-Mark up engineering drawings for corrections and or substitutions in order to ensure accuracy
-Perform final inspection of fabrication with drawing
-Operate backhoe, forklift, overhead crane, crew truck/dump truck.
-Interact with DOT and state representatives and officials on job sites
-Ensure contractor adherence to design, codes, and standards
-Verify correct torque specs for bolts, gaskets, and material grades  
 

 

Welding Technician II Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experience required for entry into this job include the following:

Two years as Welding Technician I, or equivalent experience;
Knowledge of high-pressure, construction, and maintenance procedures and policies;
Knowledge of HP distribution system in assigned area;
Knowledge of construction equipment operations;
Knowledge of pipe diameters, thicknesses, and grades in relation to one another;
Knowledge of operating and construction safety practices and procedures;
Knowledge of company emergency plan and safety policies;
Knowledge of, and ability to use, personal computer and related software;
Knowledge of basic math;
Ability to read and work from blueprints, and from design drawings;
Ability to work with design engineering on facility configurations and complications;
Ability to read company distribution maps;
Ability to handle complaints and problems, with minimal supervision;
Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, effectively;
Ability to lift 50 pounds, unassisted;
Ability to see objects at close range, and to determine the distance and relationship between objects;
Ability to match and discriminate between colors;
Ability to interact with others, to communicate clear instructions, and to evaluate results;
Ability to distinguish nature of sounds, to determine if equipment is running correctly, or to hear a gas leak;
Ability to recognize and respond to abnormal, operating conditions or emergency situations;
Ability to respond to emergency conditions, which may include changing flat tires, chaining up vehicles, operating jacks, performing minor maintenance, and operating two-way radios.

Welding Technician III Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for entry into this job include the following:

Five years of directly related experience or equivalent.
Advanced knowledge of pipeline welding procedures and techniques including American Petroleum Institute (API) 1104.
Knowledge of pipeline repair procedures and techniques, DOT Pipeline Safety Regulations, Parts 191 and 192; advanced welding and construction equipment safety rules and procedures, high-pressure distribution systems, X-ray equipment and safety requirements.
Knowledge of, and ability to use, personal computer and related software and basic  math.
Skill in advanced operations of welding equipment such as welders, cutting torches, backhoe, crane, forklift, bevel machine, and pipefitting equipment, and/or skill in advanced operations of construction equipment. 
Advanced knowledge of rigging of fabricated assembly 
Ability to read distribution maps and engineering drawings, and properly use and calibrate Zero and use all welding and pipeline inspection equipment. 
Understand how standard regulator stations are designed and how they function. 
Must be able to lift (50 lbs.), bend, kneel, push, pull, crawl
Ability to work with design engineering on facility configurations and complications, to see objects at close range, and to determine distance and relationship between objects, match or discriminate between colors, distinguish nature of sounds, to determine whether equipment is running correctly, or to hear a gas leak, recognize and respond to abnormal operating conditions, or emergency situations which may include changing flat tires, chaining up vehicles, operating jacks, performing minor maintenance, and operating two-way radios.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, and interact with others, to communicate clear instructions and to evaluate results. 
Knowledge of fire protection systems

 

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

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3  plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above / below)

Education Requirements

Welding Technician II -  Education (Minimum Requirements) - Required Degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):

 Completion of High School or equivalent

 

Welding Technician III - Education (Minimum Requirements) -  Required Degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):

 Completion of High School or equivalent

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Travel 26-50%
Cold 26-50%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Heat 26-50%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 26-50%
Outdoors 26-50%
Pressurized Lines & Valves 26-50%

Other Working Conditions

Require:  frequent bending, squatting, lifting, climbing, twisting, balancing, and reaching. Ability to work on uneven or slippery surfaces.

Test Description

Must successfully demonstrate welding skills through API 1104 weld test 12" Brandh-to-header multi-qualification (cellulose and low hydrogen rod) and "in-service" low hydrogen fillet weld procedures and/or demonstrate ability to operate pipeline stopping and tapping equipment and/or advance proficiency in heavy construction equipment depending on specific job duties.

 

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 dombenefits.com.

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 Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture 

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.
 
Join us!
 

Facts:
·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.


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