Dominion Energy Gas Engineering Specialist I or II in Florence, United States

Gas Engineering Specialist I or II

Date:Jan 11, 2019

Location:Florence, SC, US, 29501-1529

Company:Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its, as well ase and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

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

The Gas Engineering Specialist I / II responsibilities include:

  • Plans, coordinates and designs the installation and repair of gas distribution mains and service lines assigned to employees and outside contractors with the objective of assuring that installations and repairs conform to Company standards and schedules.

  • Interprets blue prints and drawings of work performance to determine that work is conforming to company standards and plans and complies with DOT requirements.

  • Prepares detailed field drawings of all facilities installed, abandoned, or repaired.

  • Prepares complete and accurate records and reports of inspection activities and results; draws construction sketches detailing location of pipe, valves, and fittings with respect to permanent structures, property lines, and cover of pipe to natural ground.

  • Assures permits are approved prior to construction.

  • Coordinates construction activities with landowners, builders, developers, State DOT, and other regulatory agencies to assure quality and timeliness of project.

  • Performs technical computations and load studies; makes technical drawings and reports. Previews jobs and provides estimates for jobbing work. Measures and collects field information, through field measurement, tax maps at courthouses, and scaling from drawings. Plans and executes details of work orders. Creates encroachment permits.

  • Assists engineer, sales and other engineering specialists as directed.

  • Understands and abides by all safety regulations.

  • Available for emergency response as needed.

  • Ensures that all aspects of the job are performed in a safe manner that fulfills all requirements of OSHA.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The successful candidate should be knowledgeable of all regulatory requirements, corporate design standards, and operations & maintenance procedures to ensure safety and compliance; intermediate PC skills to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Geographic Information System (GIS) knowledge preferred; frequently drives vehicle for company business so must have a valid drivers license with a good driving history.

Education Requirements

Education and Experience requirements for various levels:

Gas Engineering Specialist I:

  • High School diploma accredited by an organization that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education accreditation or one of the entities recognized by the U. S. Dept. of Education (or GED) and 4 years of related technical experience, OR

  • Associates degree or other special certification/degree with at least 0 to 2 years of related technical experience (depending on the type of degree held).

Gas Engineering Specialist II:

  • High School diploma accredited by an organization that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or one of the entities recognized by the U. S. Dept. of Education (or GED) and 8 years of related technical experience, OR

  • Associates degree or other special certification/degree with at least 4 to 6 years of related technical experience (depending on the type of degree held).

An Associates degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is preferred

Working Conditions

Cold 26-50%

Confined spaces Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat 26-50%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 51-75%

Outdoors 26-50%

Pressurized Lines & Valves Up to 25%

Travel 51-75%

Travel 26-50%

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, PTO, 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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