Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline (SSCGP) is an interstate natural gas transportation company, headquartered in Owensboro, KY. SSCGP operates a 6,000-mile pipeline system transporting natural gas from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and Colorado to markets in the Mid-continent. We provide competitive salaries and benefits. Southern Star provides a fun, friendly, and modern working environment as well as competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are seeking an experienced professional with skills and qualifications in the following area: Job # 15-0008 – Technician, Corrosion – Independence, KS Position Information This position is accountable under intermittent supervision for all areas of corrosion mitigation within assign area, along with any other duties assigned within the Region. This position reports to and is directly accountable to the Supervisor of Corrosion Services and is responsible for the basic level installation, monitoring, maintenance of corrosion mitigation systems, related auxiliary facilities and equipment in a designated area of a natural gas system utilizing close technical support and supervisory guidance. The individual will perform at a satisfactory level while maintaining positive and ethical relationships with others including customers, consultants, and vendors. This technician will receive work related guidance from senior level Corrosion Technicians and Corrosion support personnel. This individual will internally interface with all levels of Operations personnel and accept assigned responsibilities. Primary Responsibilities Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to): Key Job Responsibilities: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, & Prevention Designs, installs, monitors, tests and repairs cathodic protection facilities (anode ground beds, rectifiers) and other corrosion mitigation systems as well as inspection of contractor installed of facilities and surveys. Acquires the skills necessary to operate test equipment to identify cathodic protection facility problems and assist in making repairs as required Provides on-the-job training and guidance to less knowledgeable Operations personnel Compliance Knowledge and familiar with Southern Star’s policies, procedures, O&M manual, and CFR 192 subsection I. Performs pipeline corrosion surveys (pipe-to-soil, atmospheric, bond, casings and rectifier) and maintains (computerized and hard copy) records for appropriate Company and regulatory requirements Represents Company during internal and external audits pertaining to corrosion control Familiar with natural gas properties and proper handling procedures associated Become a competent person for excavation activities Become qualified on Common Covered Tasks (OQ) as deemed necessary by Corrosion Management Familiar with the policies and procedures related to performing pipeline inspections Assist qualified personnel on validation digs to become familiar with the process Familiar with Southern Star’s procedure 70.14.01, Pipeline fitting leak and defect repair procedure Familiar with the Pipeline Toolbox software and its applicable tools Familiar with Southern Star’s coating systems and their applications Familiar with internal corrosion monitoring devices and basic guidelines for performing MIC tests Perform other duties as assigned by supervision Physical Requirements Primary physical requirements include (but not limited to): Working in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold. Lifting and pulling of up to 100 pounds. Working with and/or around chemicals. Repetitive lifting, stooping, crawling, walking standing and sitting. Working in high or elevated areas. Monitoring multiple functions with multiple required tasks. The work environment will include extreme weather conditions and high noise levels. Travel of up to 50% of the time, which will require overnight stays. Long distance driving in both day and night hours. Flexibility of working unscheduled overtime based on business needs. Long periods of inputting data into Corrosion & Company specific software. Qualifications Minimum: Two year associate degree, related certification, or work experience as determined by the Company 0-3 years’ Corrosion related experience Valid driver’s license and insurability Basic Computer Skills –Windows based and Microsoft Office Programs Demonstrate ability to exercise sound judgment Demonstrate satisfactory oral and written communication skills, leadership and problemsolving skills Ability to work in a scheduled structured, deadline driven environment Previous pipeline experience Corrosion training/work experience Knowledge of CFR 192 regulations NACE certification Preferred: Skills & Traits Analytical Problem-solver Detail oriented Forward Thinking Working Location: Independence, KS Website: www.sscgp.com Deadline: February 6, 2015 How to apply: If you have qualifications we need, want a job that uses your existing skills and encourages you to develop new ones, provides varied work challenges, and allows you to work with a great group of people, this position might be a perfect fit. Please forward your resume, which should provide evidence of how you meet each minimum requirement mentioned and any preferences listed, to: SSCGP HR Department, Job Postings, PO Box 20010, Owensboro, KY 42304 or e-mail your resume to [email protected] You must include the Job# identified above or your resume will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE SSCGP is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only respond to those candidates selected for interviews. Note: Relatives of employees are not eligible to apply. Relatives mean an employee’s spouse (including common law or domestic partner), parent, grandparent, child (including step, foster, legally adopted or placed for adoption, or other child over which you have legal guardianship), grandchild, sibling, uncle, aunt, niece or nephew, and in-laws of the same status.