Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. Senior Corrosion Engineer in Houston, Texas

Senior Corrosion Engineer

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  • 12-Jul-2017 to 25-Aug-2017 (EST)

  • Engineering

  • Houston, TX, USA

  • Commensurate with experience

  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefit Package

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MATCOR is a leading cathodic protection and corrosion prevention engineering design and manufacturing company, providing environmentally beneficial systems and services to global clients for over 40 years.

An expert in the field of cathodic protection, MATCOR offers proprietary corrosion protection products, installation, cathodic protection testing, maintenance and complete corrosion protection project management. MATCOR specializes in protecting the infrastructure of the oil and gas, electric utility, transportation and water industries.

MATCOR is looking for Senior Corrosion Engineers to join our team. Our Senior Corrosion Engineers provide important direction and oversight to corrosion operations team including development and mentoring, alignment of corrosion related priorities and technical review and support of corrosion related issues and tasks.

Main Duties

  • Communicate with the sales team to aid in the preparation of conceptual designs, system alternatives and cost estimates as required

  • Design through analysis of test data and calculations, impressed and galvanic current cathodic protection

  • Ability to make decisions on engineering problems and methods relevant to corrosion control

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively train, aid in development, and mentor corrosion control personnel

  • Evaluate new products and coatings for corrosion control

  • Establish CC and CP procedures and specifications for Company and personnel, and provide technical support concerning corrosion control

  • Ensure compliance with state and federal code, including Pipeline Integrity

  • Manage client expectations within scope

  • Established ability to lead and influence others in implementing corrosion control programs

  • Position requires working with various management levels and departments to achieve reliability results

  • Accomplished public speaking skills in formal situations for small and large audiences

Critical Responsibilities:

  • Recommend system modifications as needed

  • Work on the preparation of survey and final job reports

  • Experience in managing all phases of corrosion control and demonstrated continuing responsibility implementing corrosion control programs in the gas or liquids pipeline industry including but not limited to cathodic protection, coatings, internal corrosion and AC mitigation

  • Knowledge of various types of below-grade and atmospheric coatings, their properties and application standards (past and present)

  • Knowledge of general natural gas transmission, gathering, and storage pipeline operations standards, practices and procedures

  • Experience writing and revising standards or procedures

  • Detailed understanding of pipeline integrity assessment methods including pressure testing, inline inspection and Direct Assessment

  • Knowledge of non-destructive testing methods used for pipelines, including corrosion assessment, ultrasonic thickness measurement and magnetic particle inspection

  • Must have excellent writing skills with the ability to write concise technical reports, specifications and work instructions

  • Higher level related industry certifications such as NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist, this position will be providing technical support to highly experienced and qualified corrosion technicians and corrosion supervisors

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent standing and walking required throughout the day

  • Occasional climbing required

  • Frequent stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, and twisting required

  • Occasional computer-related activities, such as typing and viewing a computer monitor are required

  • Requires travel to project and client sites

  • Frequent driving is required

  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering

  • 10 years related work experience

  • NACE certification CP3 but CP4 preferred

  • Strong organization skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Computer skills

This position involves travel on average 50% of the time however if you live in a remote location, likely more than 75% on average.

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc., including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, special disabled or Vietnam or other era veteran status.