Corrosion Technician

Pipeline Integrity Survey Technician

The primary role of the Pipeline Integrity Survey Technician is to conduct Close Interval Surveys (CIS) on buried pipelines. Pipe-to-soil potentials are taken at regular intervals and are used to determine compliance with NACE SP0169 (-850 mV polarized potential, or 100 mV polarization) standards. CIS surveys are often an integral part of an External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA) program.

California (Must be willing to travel as much as 80% or more within California)

HQ Location: Los Alamitos, CA


  • Performing Close Interval Survey on transmission and distribution pipelines to document effectiveness of Cathodic Protection systems

  • Learn and operate pipe locating devices (e.g. Vivax-Metrotech Vloc3)

  • Work within project scope under the direction of an experienced survey crew leader adhering to PHMSA and National Corrosion safety standards and regulations

  • Crews range from 2-7 employees in size. Teamwork and ability to effectively communicate are essential

  • Performs related duties and additional projects as required.


  • Ability to walk over a mile in off-road terrain

  • Must be willing to lift and pull up to 50lbs

  • Must be able to perform physical labor in outdoors environment

  • Self-direction and good reasoning skills

  • Normal level visual acuity and normal hearing ability required

  • Required to drive/fly to jobsites without restriction

  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures

  • Strong team player, able to coordinate with department team leads

  • Oil and Gas background a plus

  • Must be able to successfully pass Drug and Alcohol pre-employment and ongoing screening

To Apply:

  • Please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format to