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Dominion Energy Associate Chemistry Technician/Chemistry Technician in Goose Creek, South Carolina

Associate Chemistry Technician/Chemistry Technician

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Goose Creek, SC, US, 29445

Company: Dominion Energy

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!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

DESC Williams Generating Station is seeking an Associate level Chemistry Technician or Chemistry Technician. There is one position located at Williams Generating Station in Goose Creek, South Carolina and will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Responsible include:

  • Collecting samples of plant processes that include water treatment, condensate, feedwater, cooling towers and wastewater.

  • Performing chemical analyses of plant processes and providing direction for control and adjustment of process chemistry.

  • Performing analyses of plant water, cooling water, and wastewater, to ensure compliance with the requirements of the plant’s environmental permits. Providing guidance to plant personnel in matters of chemistry such as material safety and chemical spill response.

  • Maintaining/calibrating in-line chemistry analyzers.

  • Operating an ultra-pure demineralized water system.

  • Inspecting, maintaining, and troubleshooting laboratory, process, and environmental equipment located both on and off the plant site.

  • Performing required environmental samples and inspections.

  • Occasional overtime/call outs and plant start-ups.

  • Additional responsibilities include performing other duties as directed by the Operations Supervisor in support of facility operations.

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 below.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate Chemistry Technician

BA/BS in related discipline is preferred. An Associate degree and 2+ years of directly related experience OR high school and 4+ years of directly related experience that demonstrates knowledge of relevant fundamental theories, principles, and concepts

0-2 years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field

Chemistry Technician

BA/BS in related discipline is preferred. An Associate degree and 5+ years of directly related experience OR high school and 7+ years of directly related experience that demonstrates knowledge of relevant fundamental theories, principles, and concepts

3+ years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for Both Levels:

  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry and laboratory concepts and techniques.

  • Knowledge of environmental regulations.

  • Knowledge of computer applications. Ability to analyze and organize information.

  • Must be able to work in chemical protective gear including breathing apparatus and maintain annual respirator qualification.

  • Must be able to work in an industrial environment that can be hot, cold, noisy, and dirty.

  • Must be able to qualify to operate fork trucks and man lifts.

  • The job is physically demanding, and the successful candidate must be in good physical condition, able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, and walk stairs.

  • Must be mechanically inclined and willing and able to respond to emergency callouts and will occasionally work weekends and holidays.

  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft applications and other related software is required.

  • Good communication and organizational skills are required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer focus are essential.

  • The position interacts with operations and maintenance personnel within the plant and with individuals from various departments elsewhere in the company.

Education Requirements

Associate Chemistry Technician

BA/BS in related discipline is preferred. An Associate degree and 2+ years of directly related experience OR high school and 4+ years of directly related experience that demonstrates knowledge of relevant fundamental theories, principles, and concepts

0-2 years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field

Chemistry Technician

BA/BS in related discipline is preferred. An Associate degree and 5+ years of directly related experience OR high school and 7+ years of directly related experience that demonstrates knowledge of relevant fundamental theories, principles, and concepts

3+ years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Assoicate Chemistry Technician

  • A South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Level D Physical/Chemical License is preferred

Chemistry Technician

  • A South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Level D Physical/Chemical License is required.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment Up to 25%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser,

Export Control

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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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Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina

Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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