Applies corrosion skills and aptitude to repair, install, troubleshoot, and perform predictive and preventive maintenance tasks on assigned corrosion control equipment, facilities, pipeline systems, and associated devices (rectifiers, test stations, ground beds, critical bonds, foreign line crossings, cased road/railroad crossings, etc.). Maintains assigned equipment in a manner to meet operational needs in compliance with company and regulatory requirements. Assists team or technical personnel and/or performs other tasks as defined by the Asset Management Team. Recognizes operating deviations and takes appropriate corrective action. Maintains cleanliness and general appearance of facilities and surrounding work area as needed. Reads and interprets drawings, schematics, and technical manuals, as well as other technical resources in the performance of assigned work. Effectively uses hand, power, and specialty tools and equipment such as computers and associated software applications. Maintains files and records for required state, federal, and company procedures. Utilizes computers and e-mail for internal and external communication, record keeping, on-line reporting, material and supply ordering, and filing/maintenance of various forms and records. Responds to emergency situations. Schedules, coordinates, and inspects the work of third party contractors. Operates portable and mobile work equipment including tractors and forklifts. Actively contributes as a member of the Asset Management Team providing and supporting the training of other team members, performing administrative duties as well as technical tasks and other team activities such as budgeting, planning, scheduling, problem solving, prioritization, performance management, and decision-making. Assists the team or technical personnel and/or performs other tasks as defined by the Operations Manager. While a member of the team, performs work independently with minimum supervision.
Must possess a strong technical background and field experience in corrosion control as it relates to a natural gas pipeline system. Computer and basic office software experience and a background in the natural gas industry are desired. Effective written and verbal communication are necessary, as well as interpersonal skills to work in a collaborative, asset management team environment that includes shared responsibilities, establishing and maintaining good working relationships with others to support team and company objectives, and willingness to work in all areas required by the team. Candidate must exhibit a sense of urgency, individual responsibility, and willingness to accept constantly changing priorities. Willingness to work in an environment where compensation is tied to performance and skill level. Must be qualified or able to qualify in Corrosion Skills as defined by company Skill Progression Program within established deadlines. Possess a desire to advance individual skills as assigned/required by the team or management in accordance with defined timeframes. Will be responsible for mechanical tasks and compressor station operations at Compressor Station 19 as secondary skills, and will provide back-up support for pipeline-related tasks assigned to the Melbourne Team. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivilent.
Corrosion experience in the natural gas pipeline industry and along with a background that includes NACE training and certification, or an associate’s degree in a technical field, such as industrial electronics or corrosion control is desired. Position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience.
Working in the team environment requires all employees to be multi skilled to contribute in all aspects of the business. Employees may be subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather conditions and temperatures, heights, high-pressure gas, heavy lifting, and cramped conditions. May be required to travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings, and training involving some overnights stays away from home. Subject to call out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and extended workdays and/or workweeks. Must live within 45 minutes of the reporting location. May be required to carry a pager and/or cell phone and to participate in a rotating on-call schedule. Must have a proven safe driving record and incumbent is subject to U.S. Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol related regulations. New hires to the Company will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a background check.
Melbourne, FL, US.
|Southern Union Company|
State or Province