Dominion Energy Operations Technician I (Questar) in PRICE, Utah

Operations Technician I (Questar)

Date:Apr 16, 2018

Location:PRICE, UT, US, 84501

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.

Job Summary

To perform duties, related to the installation, maintenance, and/or operation of equipment in natural gas facilities and to assist with the maintenance, calibration and repair of electrical, automation and measurement systems for Questar Pipeline.


  • Assist with maintaining and repairing electrical, automation and measurement systems in conformance with company established energy control procedures.

  • Assist with the installation of electrical, measurement, and automation systems, electronic quality measurement devices, industrial computer/controllers, hazardous environment monitoring equipment.

  • Assist with Department of Transportation inspections at company facilities.

  • Assist with the calibration of gas measurement systems.

  • Performs maintenance on gas chromatograph and other gas quality measurement devices.

  • Maintain and operates field laterals, pipelines, measurement and related equipment.

  • Locate facilities prior to excavation and assures pipelines and facilities are protected from damage from outside forces.

  • Maintain accurate field records and reports on all equipment.

  • Communicate information to co-workers, supervisors and/or customers on current status and coverage of operational responsibilities.

  • Analyze and interprets data and takes and/or recommends appropriate actions relative to job duties.

  • Assist supervision in assuring compliance with all codes, standards, and permits that pertains to the operation and maintenance of systems and facilities.

  • Assist in project coordination to include safety, material handling and project completion from start to finish.

  • May be required to obtain and maintain medical clearance to operate DOT regulated vehicle depending on specific job duties. Will be required to become DOT operator-qualified while working in this position.

  • Will require individual travel with both on and off road conditions.

  • Will be required to work on-call, overtime, weekend and holiday work as necessary.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 0 - 2 years of experience as a Field Operator or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of and ability to use a personal laptop computer and related software that meet department needs

  • Knowledge of equipment such as compressors, dehydrators and separators

  • Knowledge of company safety procedures and practices including electrical qualification and energy control procedures

  • Knowledge of basic FERC regulations and necessary requirements

  • Knowledge of basic math

  • Knowledge of Questar Pipeline tariff sections pertaining to gas quality requirements

  • Skill in the use of electrical test equipment and hand and maintenance tools

  • Skill in the repair of electrical and automation equipment

  • Ability to develop knowledge of electrical and automation system operations and design, including automatic control systems, relay logic and station processor controller

  • Ability to calibrate various measurement equipment at a working level.

  • Ability to understand and complete written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Ability to interact with others, to communicate clear instructions and evaluate results.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to see objects at close range. and to see in the distance and to determine the distance and relationship between objects.

  • Ability to hear equipment warning bells and signals.

  • Ability to lift 80 pounds.

  • Ability to respond to emergency conditions, which may include: changing flat tires, chaining up vehicle, operate jack, perform minor maintenance, and operate a two-way radio.

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:Required Degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):High School GraduateGEDDisciplines:Preferred:Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Working Conditions

Cold 26-50%

Confined Spaces 26-50%

Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%

Energized Wires 26-50%

Fumes 26-50%

Heat 26-50%

Outdoors 26-50%

Travel 26-50%

Office Work Environment 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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