Interprets the results of integrity inspections (ECDA, ICDA, ILI, SCC, other technology), evaluates pipelineanomalies, including but not limited to internal and external pipeline corrosion, and makes recommendationsbased on findings.• Develops comprehensive technical specifications and Statement of Work for pipeline inspection services.Develops bid documents for inspection services. Evaluates bids and performs contract management.• Provides cathodic protection design for all transmission, high-pressure and inside-the-fence projects.Reviews and approves construction drawings as related to corrosion protection.• Overseas field activities and ensures that pipeline data gathered during pipeline examinations meets all WGrequirements.• Develops or updates internal and external coating specifications for steel pipeline.• Provides input to the Washington Gas and Hampshire Gas mandated TIMP plans and the TIMP Risk Model.• Coordinates the annual corrosion survey at Hampshire Gas and implements P&M measures identified fromthe survey.• Perform integrity assessment calculations as related to remaining life of the pipe, estimating corrosion ratesand performing calculations on remaining strength of the corroded pipe.• Represents the Company’s interests before external audiences, to include providing expert witnesstestimony, participating in contractual negotiations, providing representation at Commission audits andhearings and responding to regulatory inquiries.• Provides input into capital and O&M budgeting planning for related TIMP initiatives and programs. Assists inthe formulation of these budgets for Corporate Engineering. Provides forecasts and variance explanationsin a timely manner for these budgets.• Stays abreast of changes in laws and codes and their impact on WG. Provides input before legislation isfinalized to ensure optimal position for WG.
Level IV Engineer Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor of Science degree (Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Petroleum and Natural Gas or MaterialScience Engineering preferred).• Engineer-in-training (EIT)• Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in the natural gas industry that includes 3 years in corrosion and transmissionintegrity management.
• Proficiency in the use of GIS• Working knowledge of DOT CFR 49 Part 192 Subpart O, NACE SP0502, and ASME B31.8S, a thoroughunderstanding of corrosion principles and practices, and working knowledge of risk models.• Demonstrated experience with ECDA surveys and ILI operations and subsequent data interpretation, and theidentification and implementation of preventive and mitigative measures.• Strong verbal and written communication skills required – specifically, the ability document well and to conciselydiscuss and deliver presentations on key/complex issues, gain consensus, and bring about change by workingwith employees at all levels across the organization.• Demonstrated ability to proficiently operate information technology for managing data for business decisionmaking including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Level IV Preferred Qualifications
• Professional Engineering (PE)
• NACE certification (such as CP1, CP2, CP3 or PCIM)
Level V Engineer Requirements:
Bachelor of Science degree is required (Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Petroleum and Natural Gas or MaterialScience Engineering preferred).• NACE certification (such as CP1, CP2, CP3 or PCIM)• Professional Engineering license is required unless the individual has a higher level NACE certification alongwith demonstrated experience in the corrosion field as well as leading moderate to large transmission pipelineintegrity programs.• Minimum of nine (9) years of experience in the natural gas industry that includes 5 years in corrosion andtransmission integrity management.