Instrument Technician III
Date:May 24, 2019
Location:SURRY, VA, US, 23883
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, as well ase 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.
At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.
This position does not offer relocation assistance.
Surry Power station is seeking an Instrument Technician III to join the team.
+ Provide technical expertise in troubleshooting plant Programmable Electronic Systems (Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Programmable Logic Control Systems (PLC’s) ) during start-up and day-to-day operations
+ Provide technical support in the development and review of work scopes, test procedures, alarm response procedures, commissioning plans and vendor reports
+ Write/Modify control system logic to optimize plant performance and/or control
+ Perform oversight of OEM control modifications
+ Tune complex control loops for optimal system performance
+ Ensure compliance with regulatory, industry, and various program requirements
+ Read and understand pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and electronic documentation and drawings, and interpret equipment data
+ Test, inspect, and adjust control instrumentation and determine causes of instrument malfunction
+ Maintain and configure data historian
+ Perform other duties as requested or assigned, such as Operations procedure modifications, parts research and procurement, engineering support, maintaining the SRF work order and Preventative Maintenance databases.
+ May be required to become a member of the Station Emergency Response Organization.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
+ Minimum 5 years of industrial I&C craft experience
+ Experience in the following is preferred: Petroleum, chemical, liquid waste
+ Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot various complex components.
+ Demonstrated skills in the use of advanced controls techniques with hands-on experience of power plant control systems;
+ In-depth knowledge of industry advances in control system monitoring, testing, and analysis of controls equipment;
+ In-depth knowledge of field instrumentation and control valves;
+ In-depth knowledge of electrical and electronics theory;
+ Knowledge of engineering theories and principles;
+ Strong personal computer skills;
+ Proven decision-making skills;
+ Ability to solve problems and to process information quickly.
The company is actively seeking United States military veterans who meet the qualifications outlined above.
Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education
Preferred: Technical Studies
Energized Wires 51-75%
Loud Noise 51-75%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery 51-75%
Travel Up to 25%
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, https://careers.dominionenergy.com/content/Pre-Employment-Testing/ (Other Sites)
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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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