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Leader Front Line Corrosion in Lexington, KY at NiSource

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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    Lexington, KY
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Job Description


Essential Functions:

  • Lead Pipeline Integrity Program
  • Provide troubleshooting guidance to corrosion technicians 
  • Manage the Active Corrosion program
  • Train and evaluate corrosion technicians 
  • Continue education in corrosion courses (CP Interference, CP3, CIP, etc.)
  • Evaluate new technologies and processes within the industry/best practices
  • Support System Operations & Operations Leadership
  • Track costs associated with Corrosion Remediation
  • Run & organize annual monitoring program spreadsheets/data
  • Run reports on Preventive Maintenance
  • QA/QC of corrosion technicians & contractors
  • Perform root cause analysis, report and offer guidance regarding leak trends
  • Participate as a member of the NiSource corrosion SMR group
  • Drive continuous improvement with corrosion program
  • Assist with other departmental projects (Leakage, M&R)

Required for Selection:

  • NACE CP1-Cathodic Protection Tester
  • 3 years of experience as a corrosion technician
  • Continuing education in corrosion courses (CP Interference, CP3, CIP, etc.)
  • Possess all Operator Qualifications of the Corrosion Technician position
  • In-depth knowledge of and understanding of 49 C.F.R. Part 192 Subpart I, Subpart O and Subpart P
  • Experience performing ACVG, CIS, DCVG, and PCM
  • Knowledge and ability to mitigate AC and DC stray current interference
  • Strong knowledge of corrosion mechanisms, cathodic protection, and impressed current systems
  • Able to recognize and respond appropriately to abnormal operating conditions
  • Competent electrical knowledge
  • Proficient with WMS, Excel, Word, COGNOS, Ventyx, etc.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Possess a valid driver¿s license
  • Demonstrated ability to train and lead others

Preferred for Selection:

  • NACE CP2-Cathodic Protection Technician or NACE CIP Level 1
  • Experience leading Integrity Management surveys and excavations
  • Strong knowledge of pipeline coatings and their applications

Education Level

High School Graduate or Equivalent

Other Information

This position is subject to applicable DOT Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Plan (AMPP) regulations.

Residency Requirements: 

Position located in Lexington, KY, but will require travel throughout the state.

Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at before February 8th!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.