Corrosion Specialist
Freeman , Missouri
September 15, 2017
Role synopsis
Ensure timely completion & entry into Pipeline Compliance System (PCS) of core corrosion tasks (BP conformance & regulatory compliance); annual surveys, rectifier inspections, bond inspections, probe and coupon inspections, atmospheric inspections.

Key accountabilities
  • Plan and conduct field Close-Interval and Depth-of-Cover surveys according to schedule and conduct initial analysis and consult with Corrosion Team Leader/Corrosion TA if correction action is necessary.
  • Champion HSSE policy and practices.
  • Maintain all corrosion control records and diagrams as required by regulations and sound business practice.
  • Assist Team Lead in preparing detailed engineering evaluations of corrosion mitigation processes in your area of responsibility to determine practical and cost effective means of protecting assets from corrosion.
  • Perform installation, maintenance and monitoring of corrosion control systems .
  • Monitor and elevate to team lead any technical assistance needed to field operations and maintenance personnel in matters regarding cathodic protection, protective coatings, material selection, corrosion inhibitors & biocides, corrosion data management, construction techniques, and testing procedures for the prevention and control of corrosion.
  • Provide technical support for regulatory audits.
  • Informally trains operations and maintenance personnel by raising individual knowledge and awareness of corrosion control.
  • Conduct system surveys for exposed pipelines (i.e. spans and soil-to-air transitions, station piping).
  • Analyze data, with assistance from team lead or technical authority, gathered after leaks resulting from corrosion and implement approved corrosion related corrective actions.
  • Track corrision deficiencies to provide input to Annual Planning Process and develop 1 to 3 year maintenance plan.
  • Maintain NACE certification
  • Implement industry standards for NACE RP-0169-92.
  • Participate in leak reduction by employing consistent and sound corrosion control practices.
  • Adhere to all applicable BP/Pipelines & Logistics BU policies and procedures.

Essential Education
High School Diploma or GED

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of corrosion survey & data collection techniques.
  • Possess a working knowledge of electrical components.
  • Minimum (5) years experience in the pipeline corrosion prevention field

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Proficient in required technical behaviors and possess Budgeting and Project Management skills.
  • Formal cathodic protection education/training
  • NACE Certification ( CP Level 1) - preferred within 6 months, required with 1 year

Relocation available

Travel required
Yes - up to 50%

Is this a part time position?

About BP
US Pipelines and Logistics (USPL's) strategy is to create integrated logistics value for BP by maintaining high pipeline, terminal and transportation availability, storage flexibility for trading. It is a pipeline transportation company that owns and operates liquid pipelines and terminal facilities throughout the United States. Employing more than 1200 employees, USPL safely transports millions of barrels per day of oil, refined products, natural gas liquids, carbon dioxide and chemicals throughout the US. The Terminal facilities are light-oil terminals, most of which produce custom blends of gasoline. Additionally, USPL interacts with a number of BP segments including Upstream, Integrated Supply & Trading, and Downstream as well as third party shippers. USPL is also a partner in several joint ventures. In support of these interactions, we maintain a strong business relationship with internal and external customers.


Closing Date
[ "12-Nov-2017" ]

A little about us:
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