Southern Company Supervisor, Corrosion Control in Glenwood, Illinois
Supervisor, Corrosion Control
The purpose of this position is to supervise the installation, monitoring, and maintenance of cathodic protection systems used for corrosion control to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
Accountable to ensure that required readings (i.e. annual test points, isolated services, casings, bonds, foreign crossings) are performed in compliance with applicable codes, standards, and procedures.
Accountable to ensure interference testing and monitoring (A/C & D/C) is performed and appropriate remediation taken.
Accountable for design and implementation of interference mitigation
Accountable for troubleshooting (i.e. low systems, shorted conditions) within a timely fashion (1 month)
Accountable for ensuring work orders for remediation (i.e. install anodes, clear short, install insulator, repair / replace test station) are generated in a timely fashion. Follows through with necessary stakeholders to ensure completion in a timely fashion.
Accountable for maintenance and updates of corrosion control mapping systems (Atlas pages / GIS) in a timely fashion
Accountable for performance of QA checks on isolated service reads performed by Leak Survey contractor
Accountable for designing new Cathodic Protection (CP) systems in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and procedures.
Accountable for monitoring new CP installation projects to ensure successful completion in accordance with plans and procedures
Accountable for troubleshooting and maintenance of rectifiers
Accountable for ensuring half-cells are calibrated in accordance with procedures
Accountable for ensuring inspection of bridge (exposed) crossings in accordance with procedures
Accountable for review of corrosion control designs for new construction or other / special projects
Monitors corrosion control records to ensure compliance
Seeks out information sources and reviews available information to identify additional reads / surveys to be performed (i.e. foreign line crossings, casings)
Identifies and works with others as necessary to implement process improvements
Measures and monitors performance (i.e. productivity and QA)
Trends and analyzes corrosion control data
Provides support for pipeline replacement prioritization
Provides relevant support for engineering / construction projects
Provides corrosion control-related support to Integrity Management Departments when determining appropriate Accelerated Actions and Preventive & Mitigative measures.
Provides support in evaluating new corrosion control technology as well as corresponding processes and procedures for use.
Responsible for coaching and developing employees within span of control.
Responsible for collaborating and building effective relationships with various stakeholder groups.
Responsible for establishing goals and objectives for the department to ensure compliance activities are met and to drive continual improvement.
Responsible for ensuring payment for electric (rectifiers) and remote monitoring
Generates reports as needed
Tests application upgrades
Implements accelerated actions (DIMP) & additional Preventive and Mitigative measures (TRIMP) as identified by others
Verifies OQ, safety, and training compliance for staff and applicable contractors
Directs the work of Corrosion Technicians to ensure efficient, compliant completion
Ensures that compliance records are accurately entered into the appropriate system of record in a timely fashion
Participates as needed in regulatory audits to ensure success
Completes work for respective area within budgetary constraints. Provides timely, thorough, and accurate variance explanations as necessary.
Valid drivers license
NACE CP2 (Cathodic Protection Technician)
Associate’s Degree in Electrical, Electronics, or equivalent electrical training
NACE CP1 (Cathodic Protection Tester)
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other Technical Discipline
NACE CP3 (Cathodic Protection Technologist)
BS Electrical Engineering or other Engineering Discipline
Related Work Experience:
7-10 years experience in cathodic protection and corrosion control
5-7 years pipeline experience
2-3 years supervisory experience
Specific Skills & Knowledge:
MS Office – intermediate proficiency
Attention to detail
Ability to read, interpret, and implement codes, standards, and procedures
Ability to identify process improvements and work with others to develop appropriate processes and procedures
Directing and developing direct reports
Managing to budgets
Cathodic Protection Data Manager (CPDM) or CORCON proficiency
Compliance Tracking System (CTS) proficiency
Geographic Information System (GIS) proficiency
PeopleSoft Financials proficiency
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
- Occasional (5 – 20%)
This position occasionally requires prolonged standing or walking.
This position occasionally requires the incumbent to reach above shoulder level.
This position occasionally requires the incumbent to bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
This position requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
The incumbent works in an office environment.
The incumbent may work near or with moving mechanical parts.
The incumbent may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, or chemicals.
The incumbent may be exposed to varying outdoor weather conditions.
The incumbent may be exposed to excessive noise.
Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.
Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.
Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Job Field: Gas Pipeline Operations & Maintenance
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Illinois-Metro Chicago-Glenwood
Operating Company: Nicor Gas
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Glenwood - 19199 Glenwood Chicago Heights Rd. (19199GlenwoodCODE)
19199 Glenwood Chicago Heights Rd.
Req ID: GAS2003683
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