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Corrosion Technician (Pipeline - Cherokee Area Office)


Western Suburbs of Georgetown, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Specifics

CLOSE DATE FOR THIS ROLE:  Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time
Company:  ExxonMobil Pipeline Company
Disclaimer: Candidates are responsible for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred during the pre-employment process (e.g. airfare, hotel)
ExxonMobil offers excellent pay and benefits including medical, dental, pension and 401(k) plans. www.exxonmobilfamily.com


Pre-Employment Testing Requirements

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing. After submitting your application for this position you will receive an email to complete the online assessment.  If you have already taken the assessment, you DO NOT have to re-test; however, you MUST click the test link in order for your results to appear in your application.


Assessment results are valid for 365 days from the original date of completion and apply to all U.S. O&M job postings that require a pre-employment assessment. Assessment results older than 365 days will not be used and applicants will be required to re-take the expired assessment.

  • Next phase of pre-employment process: Phase II Assessment
    • Meeting the Phase I assessment requirements does not guarantee a candidate an invitation to the Phase II assessment


In order to be considered for this position, candidates MUST complete the pre-employment assessment prior to the close of the requisition.  Candidates who complete the assessment after the job posting has closed will not be considered.

(REMINDER) CLOSE DATE FOR THIS ROLE: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time

DOT/DPOS Safety Sensitive
  • The position you are applying for is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or has been internally designated by ExxonMobil as safety sensitive / safety critical
  • Accordingly, if you receive a conditional offer of employment for such a position, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment process, which includes, among other things, a background check
  • In addition, if you pass the pre-employment process and are hired, you will be expected to undergo random drug and alcohol screening in addition to other requirements associated with the position
Job Summary
  • The Corrosion Technician position is responsible for oversight and regulatory compliance of the cathodic protection applications associated with pipelines, tanks and other pipeline facilities.
  • The Corrosion Technician is responsible for coordinating and performing electrical maintenance and repairs of cathodic protection equipment in the assigned geographic area of responsibility
  • The position typically works an eight hour shift, Monday – Friday but may be expected to work overtime and/or respond to emergency call-outs as needed.
Primary Job Functions
  • Maintain and monitor cathodic protection systems; responsible for associated documentation
  • Maintain and monitor internal corrosion control systems; responsible for associated documentation
  • Conduct atmospheric, span, air to soil, and corrosion-under-insulation inspections; responsible for associated documentation
  • Troubleshoot areas of non-compliance
  • Recommend remedial action based on troubleshooting; develop and execute projects
  • Coordinate and oversee contractors assigned to remediation/repair projects, corrosion assessments and surveys, and excavations to validate corrosion anomalies from inspections
  • Install, maintain and monitor corrosion coupons
  • Advise on corrosion inhibitor type and injection rates and make recommendations as necessary
  • Maintain compliance with applicable corrosion control regulations and Company requirements
  • Interface with regulatory agencies during audits and inspections
Job Requirements
  • Work safely and encourage others to do the same
  • Work independently and demonstrate an ability and initiative to produce high volume/high quality work
  • Perform duties in an environmentally sound manner that complies with all applicable regulations
  • Able to operate laptop computer remotely and use Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and work with graphical applications and various third party databases
  • Work both indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures
  • Willing and able to occasionally travel and work away from home
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and possess safe driving skills
  • Operate hand tools or other pipeline equipment to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Work in the proximity of various hydrocarbon products, electrical circuits, and machinery
  • Required to work in trenches and confined spaces
  • Develop and write various maintenance and work procedures
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
  • 3 - 5 years Corrosion experience or degree equivalent
  • NACE CP1 (Cathodic Protection Tester) certification or greater
  • Corrosion control fundamentals including NACE standard practices and test methods
  • Professional communication style and demeanor; able to communicate in both verbal and written form to various levels of the organization and with contractors and landowners
  • Knowledge of PCS (Pipeline Compliance Systems), Branch: CPDM - Cathodic Protection Data Management
  • Effective time management
  • Strong audit and controls orientation

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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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