The successful candidate will be responsible for the ongoing evaluation, gap analysis, action item development, and improvement progress of the corrosion management system for five upstream production assets located in West Texas. Included in these responsibilities will be training & mentoring interaction with operations technicians, organizing & leading corrosion related priorities and review & improvement of corrosion standards & procedures. This is a business unit staff position that will require technical leadership capabilities and will report to a Manager of Engineering in Midland, Texas. Position level is contingent with experience and skill sets.
- Minimum of BS in an Engineering discipline education, with at least 10 years of in-depth corrosion control experience and working knowledge of field operations.
- Ability to effectively and efficiently perform job description requirements including those identified above.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Position requires working with various management levels and departments to achieve reliability results. Accomplished public speaking skills in formal situations for large audiences. Must have excellent writing skills with the ability to write concise technical reports, specifications and work instructions.
- This position requires a high level of analytical skills. Familiarity with root cause analysis for problem resolution techniques is a plus. Ability to make informed decisions involving pipeline remediation/repair, coating systems, budgets, and broad program initiatives for corrosion control.
- Individual must be a self starter and be able to work without direct supervision.
- Should have proven project management skills: must be able to prioritize multiple projects for different internal customers simultaneously, exceptional planning and scheduling abilities, and good communications skills. The position also requires the ability to serve as a project team member and as a leader.
- Must be able to complete tasks and assignments in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. The role includes a continual commitment to safety and the environment.
- Possess advanced computer skills, familiar with integrated data development and analysis. Familiarity with American Innovations PCS/CPDM is a plus.
- Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record.
- The job position will be located in Midland, Texas office.
- Must be willing and able to work in an office environment.
- Travel to field or corporate locations will be required (approximately 10 to 40% of time).
- Availability to work outside normal hours.
- Must be willing and able to carry a cell phone and respond as needed.
- Extended periods of sitting may be required for administrative activities.
- Experience in managing all phases of corrosion control and demonstrated continuing responsibility implementing corrosion control programs in the oil and gas industry including but not limited to cathodic protection and internal corrosion.
- Knowledge of various types of below-grade and atmospheric coatings, their properties and application standards (past and present).
- Familiarity with applicable industry organization standards and recommended practices such as NACE, SSPC, ASME, API, etc.
- Knowledge of general upstream and pipeline operations standards, practices and procedures.
- Experience writing and revising standards or procedures.
- Detailed understanding of various methods of mechanical and pipeline integrity assessment methods.
- Knowledge of non-destructive testing methods.
- Proficient with American Innovations CPDM software.
- Higher level related industry certifications such as NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist
For more information about this role please contact our Houston office