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Tech Specialist Sr (Corrosion)

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Date: Sep 8, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74147

Company: Williams

Tech Specialist Sr (Corrosion)
ReqID: 87501
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74147
Operating Area/Functional Area: Safety & Ops Discipline


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States. We take the welfare of our people seriously and are fully committed to the health and safety of our workforce. This commitment extends to every office and asset where we operate.  We need your expertise to serve as a change leader, educator, advocate, consultant and mentor as part of our organizational safety culture.
Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:


Williams is seeking a skilled Corrosion Specialiist for our Tulsa, OK location. This role will provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) level external corrosion control support for all operating areas.  The technical specialist will work with the external corrosion Community of Practice and Operations support teams to create/maintain Company Standards and Procedures, to provide presentations and training, and support major external corrosion related projects including complex AC/DC interference issues.  The successful candidate must have previous experience in external corrosion control, interference monitoring and mitigation and should be able to prepare statements for reporting and analysis.  The position will be located in Tulsa but will provide company wide support.  


NOTE:  This position could work from one of the other Williams locations:  Salt Lake City, UT;  Pittsburgh, PA or Houston, TX.


  • Provide support for enterprise and local external corrosion issues, including cathodic protection design, interference, field monitoring techniques, and mitigation best practices.
  • Support review and update of AC and DC external corrosion control procedures.
  • Stay current on industry standards and changes relating to external corrosion control issues including DOT 195 and 192, NACE, PRCI and INGAA and provide guidance to corrosion control groups on implementation of needed procedural changes.
  • Perform as Williams SME AC corrosion expert. Provide significant input to engineering design standards. Standards will typically be used by third party engineering firms in the performance of AC corridor studies where pipelines will be collocated with HVAC powerlines or other AC interfering pipelines.
  • Review and approve proposals and engineering conclusions/designs for step-and-touch and corrosion mitigation. Review post-installation AC voltage and actual current density results and update standards as needed.
  • Provide training to operations and asset integrity employees.
  • Travel will be based on corrosion related problems and trainings, estimated 35% travel.




  • Possess a high school diploma (required).

  • Have at least 5 years of experience in external corrosion control.
  • Have in depth knowledge of DC corrosion control testing, mechanisms, and mitigation strategies in all soil types.
  • Have in depth knowledge of AC corrosion control testing and mitigations strategies.
  • Possess NACE Cathodic Protection Technologist (CP III) certification (required)
  • Have in depth knowledge of CFR parts 192 Natural Gas and 195 Liquid Pipeline Regulations.
  • Have working knowledge of Integrity Management rule and related integrity functions.




This position will be filled at the posted level and within the salary range if commensurate with the experience (i.e., skills, abilities, and knowledge) of successful candidate.  However, if unable to be filled at this level, the position may be filled with a respective competitive market, based on the experience of the selected candidate.


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: Yes
Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Gas, Gas Technician, Engineer, HVAC, Pipeline, Energy, Engineering, Operations

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