United States (US) - Charleston, WV or Washington, PA
This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.
Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.
We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.
Our Integrity Assurance Corrosion Services team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence to support a variety of pipeline integrity activities and projects involving the Company's existing natural gas pipeline systems across the United States.
We are seeking an experienced Corrosion Engineer who will be responsible for threat analysis and technical decision making, contributing to the overall effectiveness of the external corrosion program on natural gas pipelines in the United States. This individual will produce innovative engineering solutions that lead to the effective management of external corrosion, while aiming for the lowest life-cycle costs for the program.
This individual must be an excellent communicator, capable of working in a team environment or with minimal supervision, who possesses strong decision making, technical and analytical skills.
This position may be filled in Charleston, WV or Washington, PA depending on the location of the successful candidate.
What you’ll do
Work closely with corrosion services counterparts, operations, project management, integrity and other teams to develop, implement and manage an effective and compliant external corrosion program for the company’s US Gas pipeline facilities.
Apply engineering and corrosion control knowledge to analyze external corrosion related data, indirect assessment and other data to generate, plan, schedule and implement effective programs to manage and control external corrosion.
Select appropriate tool(s) for identification, monitoring and mitigation of external corrosion on specific pipelines
Analyze external corrosion data and other data to determine potential future actions to improve the safety and reliability of pipeline facilities
Analyze alternatives, justify, propose, model, scope, design, estimate and work with Project Management in the execution of cathodic protection, interference mitigation and other external corrosion control related projects and systems.
Assist in commissioning complex cathodic protection or interference systems.
Provide technical expertise to assess and resolve design, operating and maintenance issues related to corrosion control.
Obtain and maintain operator qualifications as necessary.
Provide training, including qualification training (OQ) of Corrosion Services and field personnel who perform certain corrosion control related activities.
Review modeling, design, drawing and other documents completed by 3rd party contractors or others to ensure correct and effective solutions and adherence to TC Energy Standards and specifications.
Report, document and demonstrate compliance with company external corrosion processes
Ensure regulatory requirements are met
Represent TC Energy’s Corrosion Services team in technical discussions with internal/external stakeholders, including audits and inspections
Resolve technical matters and issues by consulting with vendors, team members and industry experts
Assist in other engineering assessments, feasibility and risk studies using practical experience and engineering principles
Work with project managers and regional personnel to ensure successful implementation of cathodic protection control, interference mitigation, and other projects and initiatives.
Apply basic economic analysis and project management methods to business justifications, cost estimates, schedules, budget control, scope management and resource planning
Develop and/or assist with development of internal standards, plans, procedures, specifications and metrics to ensure and track compliance with regulations, codes, standards and industry best practices
Provide timely technical support to operations, management, corrosion personnel and various other teams (field assessment issues, etc.)
Travel to regional offices, field locations and other sites to support the external corrosion program as required
Write decision summaries and provide justification for the execution of projects
Demonstrate lowest life-cycle cost and effective performance of external corrosion program
Other tasks as required
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or geosciences
Six years of progressive experience in an engineering environment related to pipeline integrity, corrosion control and/or coatings
Background in pipeline integrity management
Knowledge and solid experience in external corrosion control, project development, management and coatings
P.E. or ability obtain licensure
NACE certification(s) – Cathodic Protection Technologist (CP3) or above
NACE Coating Inspector Program Level 2 or above
Previous pipeline maintenance and inspection experience
Strong technical background augmented with project management and/or basic accounting experience
This position requires candidates to
Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing
Carry a cell phone and be available in emergency response situations
Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home (10 –30%)
Travel across borders (primarily to Canada)
Driving a motor vehicle is an essential job function of this position. Following a conditional offer of employment, the Company will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant when driving is an essential job function.
About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.
Our 57,500-mile natural gas pipeline network is positioned in two of the most prolific and lowest cost basins in North America – the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) and the Appalachian Basin. Our systems are well placed to meet the continent’s growing demand for clean-burning natural gas by connecting the supply in these basins to important and growing markets across the continent. We supply more than 25 percent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America, heating homes, generating power, and fueling industries. To learn more about our natural gas business, please visit https://www.tcenergy.com/operations/natural-gas/.
Apply to this posting by 10/05/2020 using reference code 73342. You must apply through our jobs system at jobs.tcenergy.com. Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or desktop / laptop computer.
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