Technician, Senior Corrosion (Monahans, TX)

Enterprise Products    Monahans, TX
Job Description

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity. The Senior Corrosion Technician is responsible for all facets of field executed corrosion prevention duties including: cathodic protection, internal corrosion control, atmospheric corrosion control, protective coating and linings, materials selection and design/project support. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Ensuring the integrity of the pipeline system through standard industry utilized corrosion prevention techniques.
  • Ensuring compliance with all Company policies and/or procedures associated with pipeline integrity/corrosion control including Operator Qualification requirements.
  • Maintaining compliance with all guidelines set forth by regulatory agencies that govern pipeline corrosion control related activities.
  • Designing, installing and maintaining corrosion control systems for all assigned Company assets.
  • Conducting annual cathodic protection surveys and maintaining the appropriate records/documentation.
  • Performing and/or coordinating bi-monthly rectifier and critical bond inspections and maintain the appropriate records/documentation.
  • Performing stray current interference tests and correcting identified interference issues.
  • Directing and inspecting new cathodic protection system installations.
  • Performing in-depth tests and analysis of areas with pipe to soil potentials that do not meet established criteria.
  • Performing pipeline-coating tests and inspecting coating applications.
  • Preparing and submitting, in a timely manner, records for all surveys, tests, work progress reports and/or other corrosion related documentation.
  • Monitoring, documenting and coordinating treatment for internal corrosion.
  • Performing corrosion defect assessments.
  • Actively supporting all corrosion control related activities associated with maintenance and new construction projects.
  • Assisting with the preparation of job plans, negotiating contracts, budgeting and forecasting costs associated with corrosion control activities.
  • Communicating and working well with local Operations and Maintenance groups and other Corrosion Prevention/Pipeline Integrity personnel and management.
  • Qualifications The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of an Associates of Applied Science degree, with additional or higher levels of NACE certification and corrosion control related experience, is preferred.
  • A minimum of 10+ years of corrosion control related experience is required.
  • A NACE Corrosion Technician certification is required.
  • Competent electrical knowledge including: AC, DC and electrochemical theory is preferred.
  • Competent knowledge of pipeline operations and the characteristics of products transported by pipeline are preferred.
  • Competent knowledge in all facets of corrosion control with in depth understanding of corrosion mechanisms and mitigation techniques is required.
  • Strong initiative and excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing, are required.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment with strong analytical and time management skills is required.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.), corrosion database software and associated field computers are required.
  • Ability to proficiently utilize corrosion related testing equipment including, but not limited to: multi-meters, reference electrodes, current interrupters, pipe and cable locators, chart recorders and data loggers is required.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time is required.
  • Primary Location: USA-Texas-Monahans Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

    Unposting Date: Ongoing Organization: Engineering Job: Engineering Job Level: Entry Level

    Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:36:45 GMT

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