Electrolysis And Corrosion Control Engineer Job Description Sample
US Corrosion Technician
US Corrosion Technician
Reference Code: 49558
Location: United States (US) - Smithfield, WV
Job Category: Pipeline/Power Operations
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Reporting to the Team Lead, Operations, the Leakage / Corrosion Mechanic acts as lead person engaged in detecting existence, cause and source of pipeline corrosion, and controlling the same.
- Successful candidates must live within 30 miles or 45 minutes of the Smithfield, WV reporting location to comply with emergency response requirements.
Conduct periodic resistivity and potential surveys on pipelines, compressor stations and storage field facilities to determine corrosive areas and record performance of cathodic protection systems;
Check rectifiers and magnesium anode installations and determine operating efficiency;
Assists in analyzing trouble areas and recommend solutions;
Install interference bonds in cooperation with other companies;
Assists in conducting current requirement tests for new ground bed installations;
Locate suitable installation; maintain records of operation and maintenance of cathodic protection equipment;
Ensure landowners are contacted relative to new installations;
Direct installation of magnesium anode ground beds, impressed current ground beds and rectifier installations;
Advise Team Leader of needed repairs in corrosion test stations, bonding stations and ground bed repair;
Directs maintenance of cathodic protection equipment such as painting of rectifiers and corrosion test stations;
Assists instructing employees in leakage and corrosion control procedures;
Insure leakage inspection, and assures leakage schedules are being maintained;
Assist leakage inspection personnel and Team Leader in compiling and maintaining their leakage records;
Compiles leakage information required by DOT;
Checks all leakage detection equipment and affects repairs when necessary;
Conducts close interval surveys;
Detects and conducts the repair of shorted road casings;
Identify corrosion issues to be addressed by Engineering Services;
Bi-monthly: Performs various duties such as: checks working conditions of rectifier installations, and all critical bonds. Quarterly: compiles area leakage summary. Annually: checks electrolysis bonds and conducts potential surveys on protected high-pressure lines;
Using PC and/or hand held device, completes Work Orders, enters data into Job Plans, creates new Work Orders, etc. in CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System - SAP or Work Manager);
Other tasks as required.
Qualifications and Education
Ability to read, comprehend and apply DOT codes and ANSI / ASME standards as appropriate;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Good organizational skill a must;
Must have valid drivers license;
Able to handle multiple tasks for different people;
Able to complete work timely with little supervision;
Must demonstrate basic personal computer (PC) skills, and must have the ability to obtain basic skills in using a hand held computer;
Must be able to obtain basic skills in using CMMS (SAP and Work Manager);
Willing to attend Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Underground Short Courses annually and subsequently obtain NACE certification.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
Office: Indoors 50%; outdoors 50%. Travel 20%; sitting 40%; standing/walking/bending/lifting 60%. Possible overtime and/or overnight travel.
This position requires candidates to:
Have and maintain a valid driver's license;
Provide a driver's abstract for review;
Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing.
Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.
All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.
Please apply to this posting by 05/09/2018. To apply, go to jobs.transcanada.com and enter Reference Code 49558. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.
TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.
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