One Gas Corrosion Specialist in Hutchinson, Kansas
Provide guidance to field personnel for the execution and maintenance of the corrosion control program to ensure compliance with regulations and company procedures.
Oversee each reporting location's corrosion control activities including cathodic protection design, record keeping, and corrosion control maintenance. Implement corrosion control programs. Troubleshoot and correct cathodic protection deficiencies, and stray current interference problems.
Provide technical guidance in developing corrosion and/or pipeline integrity project planning and budgeting.
Perform or assist in planning, material requisitions, contractor selection, documentation, and management of new projects and work orders.
Provide field project management of pipeline integrity projects, including: smart pig runs, assessment digs, pipe re-coating, corrosion surveys, and groundbed rectifier systems.
Ensure installations and/or pipeline integrity projects are in compliance with Pipeline Safety Regulations, NACE Standards, and Company procedures and standards.
Provides corrosion control training to operation supervisors and field personnel, including mentoring and/or verifying the qualifications of personnel to perform OQ covered tasks.
Conducts facility inspections, reviews records and reports findings to appropriate management and departments.
Ensures that corrosion and pipeline integrity records are kept and maintained according to DOT requirements, Company standards, and department guidelines.
Prepares special reports that document and/or make recommendations regarding the results of pipeline integrity assessment activities, special projects, or surveys.
Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.
Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.
Preferred Bachelor's Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education and the following job related experience:
Knowledge of gas pipeline construction and maintenance, and corrosion control.
Knowledge of corrosion control functions.
Knowledge and understanding of mainline/lateral/gathering/trunkline pipeline operations, compressor stations and associated equipment.
Knowledge of application of math and algebraic formulas.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Experience in use and function of tools and equipment applicable to position, such as MS Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access databases and RSTRENG.
Experience and/or training related to:
Evaluation and recommendation of corrosion control materials, equipment and procedures
Resolve system deficiencies
Applicable company and governmental standards and regulations
Experience reading and interpreting pipeline safety regulations, company operating procedures, engineering standards constructions standards, corrosion engineering publications, accounting manuals and company procedures.
Experience compiling and/or preparing various corrosion reports, pipeline safety regulations, analysis of company standards and practices, publications, manuals, company procedures, training materials, test results and findings, etc.
Experience interacting, directing, and communicating effectively.
Demonstrated ability to conduct corrosion control training on cathodic protections design, record keeping, and corrosion control maintenance.
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.
Preferred National Association of Corrosion Engineer (NACE) Certification or CP-1
Minimum Applicable driver's license for travel between office locations and to job sites within area.
Preferred Advanced Corrosion Technician Certificate of Proficiency
Weekly to Daily weekly field visits required
Operate tools and equipment required.
Communicate and/or exchange information or instructions.
Visual abilities sufficient to perform job duties.#fieldoperations
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Job ID: 2270
Functional Area: Field Operations
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: Yes
Location: Hutchinson, KS
Department: TECH OPER
Internal / External: Internal and External
Experience Required: Not Indicated