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Corrosion Technician

Company: Tallgrass
Location: Douglas
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Tallgrass was named one of the 2023 Top Workplaces USA and highlighted in Colorado's Top Workplaces for the past seven consecutive years. Tallgrass is a leading energy infrastructure company focused on safely, reliably, and sustainably delivering the energy and services that power our nation and enable our quality of life. At Tallgrass, we value our teams and strive to create an environment where employees feel respected, and their contributions are valued. We aim to support employees' physical, mental, and financial well-being through a comprehensive Total Rewards Program.Industry competitive payHealth insurance package options that include Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts Infertility CoverageParental Leave401(k) with up to a 6% match that vests immediately plus an employer discretionary contribution of up to 4%Wellness Programs and Mental Health ResourcesEmployer-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverageCritical Illness & Accident InsuranceVacation, sick days, paid caregiver leave, volunteer and bereavement paid time offIdentity theft protectionAnnual discretionary bonusGenerous Tuition Reimbursement ProgramCompany-paid holidays and floating holidaysCompany vehicle (if applicable)Employee discounts; vehicles, tires, cellular plans, and moreNetworking and employee engagement eventsPersonal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests
Primary purpose:To provide a high level of technical support on a regional or system basis relating to corrosion control and pipeline integrity. Design and maintain cathodic protection and internal corrosion control facilities. Conduct internal and external specialized corrosion tests on steel structures. Level 1 is an entry-level position with approximately six to twelve months of training/work experience in order to progress to the next level.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for all activities related to corrosion control and pipeline integrity, including design, installation, operation, and maintenance, cathodic protection facilities, power lines, galvanic anodes, and internal corrosion control facilities.Monitor the condition of the pipeline through pipe-to-soil potentials, visual inspection, examination of coupons, data from in-line tools, etc.Monitor electrical isolation and identify points of electrical shorts.Conduct various tests, measurements, and surveys to ensure efficient operation of cathodic protection facilities.Lead efforts to design and implement effective long-term cathodic protection systems. Prepare drawings, job specifications, and contract bid documents.Assist E&C and Engineering personnel with the evaluation/development/implementation and maintenance of facility grounding systems.Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to complete and prioritize work assignments with minimal daily supervision.Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork.Oversee the construction and/or work activities performed by third parties.Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy, and professionalism.Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance.Will work non-traditional hours as needed.Maintain a high regard for personal safety, the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.Other daily, weekly, monthly or special project duties as identified and defined. Minimum requirements: Education:High School Diploma or equivalentPreferred Associate's degree from an accredited institution in a technical field or a related discipline or direct work experience in pipeline system operations may be considered a substitute for a degree. Experience/Specific Knowledge:Understand and operate all corrosion-related instrumentation.Good record of safe work practices.Working knowledge of environmental and safety aspects of coating projects.Ability to operate and maintain chemical injection and pressure access equipment.Ability to estimate the installation, operating, and maintenance expenses associated with corrosion systems.Intermediate proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties.Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers (for travel). Competencies, Skills & Abilities:Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals).Good verbal and written communication skills.Strong customer focus and attention to detail. Must be able to perform all essential and marginal functions of the job.Must be able to work with a team, take direction from management, adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks with strict deadlines.Ability to organize and prioritize daily work.Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets; position will be filled depending on the qualifications, experience, and skillsets of the successful candidate. Physical Demands:All of the physical requirements listed below are those that may be necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting; standing; walking or moving throughout the facility; driving; talking; seeing (specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus); hearing; feeling; bending or stooping; squatting or crouching; reaching; kneeling; pushing; pulling; ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.Must be able to sit and or stand for prolonged periods of time. Working Conditions:Varying working conditions from office settings to working outdoors in inclement weather conditionsWorking with and around industrial hazards.Frequent travel, sometimes overnight, may be required.Occasional overtime may be required.Living environs will be relevant to the work location to address call-outs and emergency response.May be required to carry a cell phone, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, including a credit report for certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed. Supervisory Responsibility:None

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:
NACE certificationExperience in all phases of corrosion control and pipeline integrity as described in the Job Responsibilities.Experience with CPDM and RSTRENGPrevious working knowledge of AC and DC electrical systems, corrosion related portions of NEC, and NACE standards.Prior knowledge of company policies and DOT regulations.Knowledge and experience with safe handling practices of products (gas and liquids).3 years experience in the pipeline industry or related field.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.
Tallgrass is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Tallgrass, Casper , Corrosion Technician, Professions , Douglas, Wyoming

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