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Chemist III - Chester Laboratory Services (Chester, VA) - Dominion Energy
CHESTER, Virginia
Posted: Oct 27, 2021 17:43

Job Description

Chemist III - Chester Laboratory Services (Chester, VA)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That's right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that's proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered -yes,- then read on!

"The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.-

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

Job Summary

Provides technical and analytical support to power station or substation personnel by performing dissolved gas analysis (DGA), oil screens, and furan testing of insulating oil samples delivered to the lab. Evaluates new methods, techniques, and instrumentation in the laboratory. Reviews and interprets chemistry data and instrumentation results. Provides evaluations and trends on oil sample data. Provides analysis, reviews, sampling, and/or trending of data on environmental and operational conditions. Develops programs to evaluate station or company chemistry, identify problems, and meet regulatory requirements. Performs maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting for advanced analytical instrumentation and lab equipment. Provides training and technical information to lower level staff. Conducts special projects, studies, or audits to support lab supervision. Orders supplies and equipment for laboratory. Manages the hazardous waste disposal program. Maintains chemistry databases and information. May prepare daily reports to management, including graphs of daily chemistry performance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

5+ years of directly related experience (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications)

  • In-depth knowledge of analytical chemistry, specifically Gas Chromatography (GC) and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

  • Prior knowledge of environmental regulations such as ASTM and IEEE standard test methods

  • Experience with computer applications such as Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) or Transformer Oil Analyst (TOA)

  • Basic knowledge of company operations

  • Analytical and deductive reasoning skills

  • Laboratory skills

  • Communication skills

  • Reporting and technical writing skills

  • Instrumentation skills

  • Mathematical skills

  • Data trending skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve equipment or process problems

  • Ability to lead team

To military applicants: Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above/below).

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Preferred Bachelor Degree (or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education)

Preferred Disciplines: Chemistry, Biology , Environmental Science

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%

Fumes 76-100%

Loud Noise 76-100%

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Operating Machinery 76-100%

Other Working Conditions

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. 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.

You can experience the excitement of our company - it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance

2. Generous Pay and Benefits

3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter's day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.

I am not just any energy... I am Dominion Energy.

We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry. We're shaping the future of energy in America.

Join us!


.17,000 employees

.Headquarters: Richmond, VA

.16 states in the US

.$100 billion of assets

.Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions

.100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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Dominion Energy

CHESTER, Virginia