Taking Action Getting a Job: Corrosion Technician

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Employer name:  Columbia Gas of Virginia, Suffolk
Job order number:  291751

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Job Description: 

Administer and provide technical guidance for the Corrosion Control program for assigned field locations.


  1. Reviewing technical data and information from plant and service activities to ensure that cathodic protection systems remain effective;
  2. Designing cathodic protection systems and directing company employees and/or contract crews in their installations;
  3. Monitoring, evaluating, and repairing existing cathodic protection systems;
  4. Evaluating the economic feasibility of protecting unprotected piping systems;
  5. Troubleshooting and ensuring the repair of all types of cathodic protection devices;
  6. Ensuring that facility data base is maintained through WMS and reviewing WMS corrosion reports and verifying accuracy;
  7. Administer the assigned field location(s) corrosion control Capital and O&M budgets
  8. Training personnel in various aspects of corrosion functions.