Dominion Energy LNG Process Engineering Consultant in LUSBY, Maryland

LNG Process Engineering Consultant

Date:Dec 7, 2018

Location:LUSBY, MD, US, 20657

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.

Relocation may be available for the successful candidate.

Job Summary

This role is the primary technical expert contact for all matters related to the process technology employed in the facility. Provides Operations and Maintenance departments with process expertise to assist in maximizing system performance and output. Reduces operating costs. Participates in development of LNG capital projects in areas of concept development, process comparison, detailed engineering. Conducts research and process testing as required to solve problems. Supports safety and environmental compliance, and understands business objectives so that the facility operates in support of business needs. Job Responsibilities include:

  • Handles the most complex LNG process engineering work and all aspects of the job, provides subject matter authority.

  • Monitors LNG liquefaction process, product quality, production quantity, and operations proficiency and make system optimization and improvement recommendations.

  • Supports plant Operations personnel in troubleshooting LNG process issues and concerns, including commissioning, start-up, shutdown, normal operations, reduced load operations, and maintenance periods.

  • Supports LNG process procedure development and training related to capital projects, temporary or new modes of operation, and compliance.

  • Works with operating units on development of business cases.

  • Develops and run computer process simulations in support of projects and troubleshooting.

  • Designs and carry out tests in the interest of enhancing LNG production or solving process problems.

  • Develops process basis, preliminary estimates, and schedules for project design scopes.

  • Thoroughly understands the technical Management of Change (MOC) process and utilize it in support of capital projects and routine facility changes.

  • Conducts Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) utilizing, what if, and Hazard and Operability Review (HAZOP) methodologies.

  • Participates in Pre Startup Safety Reviews. (PSSR).

  • Participate on and lead incident investigation teams.

  • Participate in regulatory agency audits.

  • Work with Supervisor

  • Technical Services to define problems, establish work scopes, prepare task budgets and schedules, plan work, provide technical direction, and report the work status to management.

  • Reinforces safety and environmental awareness through frequent job observations and by interfacing with plant personnel.

  • Interacts with and support Commercial Operations, Regulatory Affairs, and other departments as required.

  • May provide input in setting objectives and policy, identifying critical issues and introducing new concepts.

  • Provides assistance, advice, and solutions to peers, customers, and co-workers.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience

  • Industry recognized LNG liquefaction process engineering experience.

  • Experience in an industrial setting in process/product quality engineering or operations.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Industry recognized LNG liquefaction process engineering experience.

  • Extensive experience in an LNG industrial setting in process/product quality engineering or operations.

  • Experience in LNG plant commissioning, start-up, and operations is desirable.

  • Knowledge of process simulators applicable to both gas processes and liquefaction technologies.

  • Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles.

  • Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.

  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead.

  • Provide guidance to less experienced engineers.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing).

  • Strong personal computer skills.

  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems.

  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices.

  • Proficiency with process simulation (HYSIS, PROSIM) is desirable.

  • 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. Matlab, 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.

Education Requirements

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

Working Conditions

Confined spaces Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%

Energized Wires Up to 25%

Fumes Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 51-75%

Operating Machinery Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Pressurized Lines & Valves Up to 25%

Travel Up to 25%

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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