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Posted by Dominion on January 27, 2015 at 08:05:08:
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 27,500 megawatts of electric generation, 11,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 63,200 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines. The company operates one of the largest natural gas storage systems in the U.S. with 947 billion cubic feet of capacity, and serves nearly 6 million utility and retail energy customers in 10 states.
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Responsible for the operation and maintenance of a compressor station, including starting and stopping engines, ensuring that compressor units and associated equipment are operated safely and properly. Monitors and records operating data including pressures, temperatures, speeds, flow rates, lubricant and coolant levels, etc. Changes compressor loading according to loading diagrams and operating schedules. Performs maintenance on engines and compressors including routine service, tune-ups, oil changes, valve adjustments, etc. Maintaining compressor valves, rod packing, and lubricators. Maintaining station air compressors, emergency generator, UPS system, and storage batteries. Changing separator filters, compressor valves, spark plugs, fuel valves, and other miscellaneous parts. Makes emergency repairs. Recognizes unusual noises or other abnormal operating conditions and takes corrective action to minimize the risk of failure. Operates the valves that control the flow of gas in and out of the compressor station. Must be able to ensure the proper handling of valves to avoid over pressuring of a station piping. Makes major repairs and overhauls on equipment, maintains and adjusts instrumentation and controls. Works with heavy tools and equipment (i.e. some tools weigh over 50 pounds). Installs, removes, repairs, adjusts, inspects, tests and calibrates measuring and regulating equipment. Lubricate, repair and rebuild valves and valve operators. Inspect, maintain and perform minor repairs of fire extinguishers and fire-fighting equipment including emergency air packs and other life saving gear. Control pressure in conjunction with the shutdown, tie-in and bypass of gas piping systems. Prepares and maintains necessary paperwork in the performance of assigned job duties and as assigned within the Compressor Operator B classifications and lower classifications.
*NOTE: This position will not provide paid relocation assistance nor cover interview travel expenses.
Required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.
(Please be sure to include in your resume how you meet any of the following requirements):
1) 3+ years of direct compressor station experience
2) Demonstrated mechanical background; certification required (ex. ASE, Master Technician, Journeyman, etc)
You should also have:
1) Familiarity with standard tools and equipment is necessary
2) Ability to perform physical work
3) Valid driverís license
Preference (be sure to include in your resume if you meet any of the following preferences):
1) 3+ years engine mechanic experience
2) Prior mechanical diagnostic experience
3) Prior compressor operations experience
4) ASE or other mechanical certification
5) Completion of a certified apprenticeship program leading to Journeyman classification in a related skilled trade (Millwright, HVAC Fitter, Electrician, etc.)
6) 2 year trade/technical school program or related Associates degree
7) Knowledge of large compressors, industrial engines, gas turbines, or large rotating equipment
Apply Here: https://careers-dominion.icims.com/jobs/4467/compressor-operator-b/jp8t7b2
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