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Corrosion Technician (Entry Level or Senior Level)

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: WINGINIA, VA, US, 24599

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

This role performs tests, repairs and maintenance related to pipeline corrosion. Inspects and tests facilities and equipment to identify existing and potential corrosion problems. Recommends course of action to eliminate or retard corrosion activity. Installs and inspects cathodic protection equipment. Repairs, replaces and services corrosion equipment components. Identifies outside currents negatively affecting company operations and initiates corrective steps. Performs leak and odorant tests. Monitors advancements related to corrosion technology, practices, techniques and regulations. Maintains interactive work relationship with Specialists and Engineers to accurately and effectively complete job responsibilities. Directs and supports contractors to complete evaluations and reports and to develop mitigation measures to effectively address deficiencies in the cathodic protection systems. This is the first level of a two level job series.

* This position will be filled at the Entry or Senior Level depending on successful candidates experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • A minimum of two years of corrosion control and cathodic protection experience or 3 years natural gas field experience;
  • Documented knowledge and/or experience with corrosion control and electrical principles;
  • Documented basic computer knowledge and/or experience.
  • Must live within a commuting distance of 15 miles of Buckingham Compressor Station.

Candidates should also possess the following:

  • Knowledge of corrosion control and electrical principles;
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations related to corrosion, odorant, leak testing and record keeping;
  • Ability to use and maintain corrosion testing and cathodic protection equipment;
  • Ability to define problems, collect data and draw valid conclusions;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to operate diagnostic testing equipment;
  • Ability to interpret maps, plans and blueprints to locate pipeline facilities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, speak persuasively and develop rapport;
  • Ability to operate personal computer and utilize software packages;
  • Ability to work effectively in inclement weather conditions.

Other preferred knowledge, skills, and abilites include the following:

  • Three years corrosion technician experience in related industry preferred;
  • NACE I certification - If candidate does not have NACE I certification, they will be required to obtain NACE Level I within one year of hire.

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: Associate , Other Education: technical

Working Conditions

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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