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O&M Tech IV, Corrosion

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Biggers, AR, US

Company: Enable Midstream





Responsible for the daily operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and testing of cathodic protection systems in a manner that supports Enable’s mission, vision and objectives.

Coordinates with Senior/Lead Technician to develop daily priorities. Executes operating procedures to mitigate internal and external corrosion.


This position performs responsibilities with standardized processes. Works under general supervision. Resolves routine questions and problems using basic principles of functional area. Refers more complex issues to higher levels. Follows established procedures to accomplish requirements of job. There is some latitude for deviation associated with this level.


This position will also be focused on pipeline welding and the duties and training associated with welding.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Perform periodic surveys such as structure to soil, soil resistivity, coupon tests, riser surveys, rectifier readings, fault interference and atmospheric corrosion surveys. Install and/or inspect below/above ground coatings and pipe insulators.
  • Perform internal corrosion testing.
  • Participate in audits conducted by government agencies.
  • Assist with pipeline indirect inspection surveys, including close interval surveys (CIS).
  • Identify, report and take immediate action to correct unsafe pipeline conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with DOT and all applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Maintain strict surveillance and enforcement of all safety and environmental rules and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure tailgate safety meetings are conducted prior to starting activities.
  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to internal and external corrosion.
  • Assist in performing scheduled routine maintenance, preventative maintenance and equipment repairs.
  • May perform one or more multi-skilled operations, maintenance and installation duties in addition to the primary roles and responsibilities listed above. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: measurement, electronics, dehydration, treating, corrosion, pipeline, compressor, gas processing plants, amine treating facilities and regulatory compliance functions with direct guidance.


Minimum Education & Experience:


  • Associates Degree/Vocational Certificate -or- three (3) years’ directly related experience.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • Progress toward related certifications preferred. Company-supported training opportunities may be available (e.g. NACE).


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Basic knowledge in the identification of various forms of internal and external corrosion anomalies.
  • Knowledge in the application and analysis of running smart pigs.
  • Knowledge in troubleshooting and repair of all types of equipment pertaining to corrosion technician trade.
  • Knowledge of data gathering from Cathodic Protection Systems and devices. Utilize a Volt Meter to take DC volt and amp reading at Test Points and Rectifiers. Familiar with instant off readings and CP criteria, such as 100mv and 300mv shift, -8.5volt potential, net protective current and polarity. Recognizes variance from standards when gathering data. Ability to join pipe flange assemblies including utilization of insulators. Ability to install sacrificial anodes.
  • Possess effective communication skills necessary to promote compliance with procedures and cooperation with individuals at various levels throughout the organization.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to utilize maintenance management system for data entry and recordkeeping.
  • High level of understanding of corrosion and cathodic protection theory.
  • Understand basic electricity, electrical laws, circuits, basic chemistry, and electrochemistry.
  • Ability to promote cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.
  • Completion of required Operator Qualification (OQ) modules.
  • Effective communications in speech and writing, in person, via telephone, correspondence, email, fax, etc.
  • Ability to work and participate in a team-based environment to accomplish assignments.
  • Operate as a self-starter with individual drive and initiative to start, develop and complete limited scope projects and initiatives. Coordinate scheduling of project work with multiple work teams. Prepare and submit all required documentation with guidance from more experience technicians and/or supervisor(s).
  • Contribute to a positive working environment. Respect differences in others and contribute to a harassment free workplace. Voice questions and concerns in a constructive manner. Seek to understand the opportunities associated with change, not just the potential for additional challenges.
  • Communicate effectively with field employees, management and public, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, company’s ethics code of conduct and other company policies and procedures.
  • Respect and follow safety policies and regulations; scan the environment for objects or people who may pose a safety risk; encourage others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.


Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to exert in excess of twenty (20) pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of ten (10) pounds of force regularly to move objects.
  • May be required to lift fifty (50) pounds or more.
  • Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling and grasping.
  • Ability to move about unrestricted and follow safety and emergency response procedures and regulations.
  • May be required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch for reasonable periods of time.
  • Ability to travel long distances in a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to work in areas with limited access or cramped spaces.
  • On a routine basis, may climb ladders, walkways and scaffolds.


Working Conditions:


  • Ability to work with or near hazardous chemicals.
  • Ability to operate personal computer for extended periods.
  • Ability to travel frequently via truck (some overnight) to locations throughout the system to monitor equipment and perform work activities.
  • Ability to work outdoors in weather extremes and near equipment with potentially high noise levels.
  • Ability to carry a cell phone while on-call and respond to call-outs, potentially including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to respond to emergency calls and/or call-outs and return to work while off duty.
  • Ability to work overtime (scheduled and/or unscheduled, nights and/or weekends), occasionally, as needed or required to meet established deadlines.
  • May be required to work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet, underground and in confined spaces.
  • Based on business requirements, may be assigned to shiftwork.



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