• Posted on: May 08, 2023
  • Location: Kansas City, KS
  • Job ID: 5fbbf7b2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Posted on: May 08, 2023
  • Location: Kansas City, KS
  • Job ID: 5fbbf7b2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering

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Corrosion Engineer
Kansas City, KS
 Primary purpose:
Responsible for maintaining transmission pipeline and facilities integrity and safety as well as complying with federally mandated regulations. This will primarily be accomplished through execution of the Corrosion Control program and supporting    Integrity Management Programs. The position includes working closely with Operations, Engineering, and other stakeholders in developing, implementing and managing corrosion standards and practices as well as various aspects of the IMP. 
Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Direct, implement, and provide engineering internal corrosion programs (Gas and Liquid)
  • Provide engineering support for the Corrosion Program through data reviews, field testing, CP design, new project support, and interference studies
  • Supports field staff involved in testing and installation of coupons and biocide treatment
  • Work closely with third-party contractors for coupon analysis
  • Support Integrity Management Program for Natural Gas and Hazardous Liquids
  • Develop, improve, and maintain integrity and corrosion related procedures and SOPs
  • Develop and track Performance Measures for the Corrosion Program
  • Communicate with other department stakeholders and SMEs related the corrosion program including data collection, data integration, and distribution of results 
  • Participate in internal and PHMSA / DOT regulatory audits and implement resulting action items
  • Respond to field inquiries related to Asset Integrity and Corrosion
  • Identify opportunities to complete corrosion work in tandem with other company work to minimize cost and disruption to service
  • Take ownership and drive resolution, technical recommendations, procedure creation/modification in addition to support and guidance for any complex corrosion related issues
  • Troubleshoot and address integrity issues related to execution of the Corrosion Programs and IMP
  • Ensure that work is completed in accordance with internal standards and approved policies, procedures, safety rules, budgets and in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction
  • Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism
  • Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills and listen carefully
  • Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance
  • Will work non-traditional hours as needed
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public
  • Other daily, weekly, monthly or special project duties as identified and defined
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering or a related discipline
  • An acceptable substitute for a degree is ten (10) years direct work experience in Corrosion Operation, Pipeline Integrity, or DOT compliance or related tasks

Experience/Specific Knowledge:

  • A working knowledge of PHMSA Regulations including CFR 192 Subpart I and CFR 195 Subpart H
  • Experience with gas and liquid pipeline internal corrosion and mitigation
  • Experience with cathodic protection design and testing as well as interference testing/mitigation and coatings
  • A working knowledge of PHMSA Pipeline IMP Regulations (Title 49 CFR Parts 192 Subpart O or 195.452)
  • Fundamental knowledge of pipeline integrity threats and their associated mechanisms
  • Experience with pipeline defect assessment and repair methods
  • Knowledge and experience in operation of pipeline, measurement, pump stations, compressor stations, storage tanks, and all related equipment
  • Intermediate proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook