Dominion Energy - Engineering Technician - Corrosion - Youngstown, Ohio

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  • Youngstown, OH, USA
  • Sep 15, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Engineering Technician – Corrosion - Youngstown, OH 44502 (Lower Gibson area)

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 Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare 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.

Job Summary

Dominion Energy is seeking to hire Engineering Technician(s). The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with customers, contractors, public officials and company personnel. Must be willing to work indoors on corrosion project design, records research and updates. Could involve outdoor work inspecting remediation projects, locating gas lines, corrosion activities, close interval surveys, etc. Requires the ability to: perceive, analyze and resolve problems; work independently and in a team environment.



In addition to performing other Engineering duties that may be assigned, this role performs tests, repairs and maintenance related to pipeline corrosion. Inspects and tests facilities and equipment to identify existing and potential corrosion problems. Researches, designs and 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 that could affect company operations, and initiates corrective steps. Maintains interactive work relationship with other Technicians and Contractors to accurately and effectively complete job responsibilities. Directs and supports contractors to complete pipe to soil readings, remediation measures in the cathodic protection systems and other related functions. Maintains both paper and electronic documents as they apply to corrosion control activities.



**This position does not offer relocation assistance**

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Required (please make sure you include how you meet this requirement on your resume):

    • Must have an understanding of electricity and electronics to include: circuits, terminology, and electrical components.
    • Applicant must have and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license.
    • May be required to use a personal vehicle for Company business use.
    • Requires good personal computer skills and working knowledge of company used programs (ex: Microsoft Word and Excel; etc.) are required
    • Must have High School diploma or equivalent
    • Must be willing to travel out of his or her normally assigned work area and work overtime as required. Occasional overnight stays may be required.

Other Skills:

  • Successful applicant will possess NACE Level I certification or the ability to successfully complete NACE Level I certification within 18 months of obtaining the position. The Company will provide a maximum of two (2) training sessions and on-the-job training to prepare the employee for certification.
  • Knowledge of GIS and Mechanical aptitude in machinery is a plus but not required.
  • Good math organizational and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Dominion will provide additional training in cathodic protection systems and corrosion fundamentals.
  • Training for this position will include, but is not limited to classroom and on the job training.
  • Construction experience.
  • Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions.

Experience, education or course work in the following is preferred but not required: Electrician, Electronics Engineering Technology, Construction, Engineering or related experience.

Education Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent

Engineering and Corrosion Assessment

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. 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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