Corrosion Technician

Pipeline Integrity Survey Technician

JOB PURPOSE:
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.

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

HQ Location: Los Alamitos, CA

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 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 info@national-corrosion.com