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Corrosion Specialist 

Reference Code: 59226 


Location: United States (US)  - Easton, PA 
Job Category: Pipeline/Power Operations; Trades/Technical
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program   
Application Deadline: 12/16/2019 

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.


The opportunity

Our Corrosion Services team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Pennsylvania to help monitor, control and mitigate natural gas pipeline corrosion throughout eastern Pennsylvania, northern Maryland, and southern New York.

We are seeking an experienced Corrosion Specialist who will provide technical support to help assure compliance with the corporate corrosion control program and maintain the integrity of the piping system.

This individual must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision, who is highly organized, computer proficient, and possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills. The individual will be expected to perform all aspects of their work safely and contribute to our leading safety culture.

The position may be filled in Easton, PA or at other locations within the operating area.


What you’ll do

  • Provide technical support to operations management and corrosion personnel
  • Troubleshoot cathodic protection and coating systems primarily for large diameter, high pressure pipelines and facilities
  • Identify and mitigate interference issues
  • Provide technical expertise to assess and resolve design, operating and maintenance issues related to corrosion control
  • Perform and assist corrosion technicians with field testing as required
  • Provide qualification training (OQ) of field personnel who perform corrosion control activities
  • Serve as liaison between operations, technical services and 3rd party contractors
  • Provide technical support to manage contractors, consultants and vendors to implement specific corrosion control programs, to include developing specifications and project scope documents for corrosion surveys and cathodic protection system installations
  • Provide technical support services to the operations and engineering groups in area of corrosion control, cathodic protection system design and atmospheric rehabilitation
  • Engage in management of Company corrosion prevention Standards, Procedures and Specifications
  • Maintain and audit corrosion databases and records to assure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Represent Company during regulatory inspections of corrosion control program
  • Manage rectifier remote monitoring system operation and maintenance
  • Lead corrosion capital and maintenance project identification and initiation process
  • Identify and develop corrosion prevention projects within Company computer project management applications and budgetary cycles to maintain our asset integrity 
  • Provide corrosion control technical support and review for pipeline and facility capital projects
  • Design cathodic protection systems
  • Support corrosion projects, which may include identification, cost estimation, initiation, site evaluation, scoping and design, detailed reviews, installation, inspection, commissioning, and documentation
  • Corrosion control support for Company engineering processes and projects, to include:  DA work, field inspections and testing, diagnostic testing, corrosion measurement, root cause analysis, pipeline casing evaluations, corrosion control surveys (CIS, DCVG, PCM, etc.), ILI data analysis and PHMSA special permit compliance
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 or more years of related experience
  • NACE Cathodic Protection Technician certification
  • Knowledge of 49 CFR Part 192 and related industry standards
  • In-depth experience in corrosion control and corrosion control procedures, to include working knowledge of chemistry, electricity, physics, metallurgy, and coating as they pertain to pipeline corrosion control


Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering or technical degree
  • Experience in the areas of project planning and implementation
  • Knowledge of pipeline remediation and repair, pressure reductions, coating systems and corrosion control on pipelines, plants and meter stations
  • NACE Cathodic Protection Technologist certification; additional NACE training or certifications


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
  • Be subject to call out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and extended workdays and/or workweeks for emergency response purposes
  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home


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 per cent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America. 


Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 12/16/2019 using reference code 59226. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Use a desktop or laptop computer to avoid system errors.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

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