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Corrosion Engineer

Shell Pipe Line Company LP
Updated: May 1 2013
Desired Expertise: Corrosion Engineering
Experience: 10+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Reference Code: 36230
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

Responsibilities :

  • The Corrosion Engineer is a key team member of the Shell Pipeline Reliability and Integrity Group. While there are no direct reports, this role is responsible for the administration of the corrosion control program for capital projects and maintenance programs, along with establishing standards and certain inspection requirements.
  • Responsibilities of the role include:
    • Engage with engineering staff to assure the appropriate application of the Company's corrosion standards and the required codes of practice in pipeline and tank construction projects.
    • Provide direction and oversight to Operations staff to assure the appropriate application of corrosion standards.
    • Interpret and apply statutes and codes related to asset integrity in the Distribution business.
    • Implement company corrosion control processes, engineering standards and procedures to ensure that process safety goals are met.
    • Display ownership of corrosion control design standards, inspection and maintenance manuals, and best practices.
    • Provide technical direction to other Shell business units on corrosion issues.
    • Responsible for development and delivery of the corrosion control awareness training program to regional engineering and operations staff.
  • Leadership responsibilities include:
    • Ensure proper design and operation of cathodic protection systems, coating and paint programs and internal corrosion control systems.
    • Provide oversight of corrosion control data management systems.
    • Provision of technical support and quality assurance to Operations and Engineering for all capital and maintenance projects.
    • Troubleshoot and provide technical support for corrosion and materials issues for operating pipelines and tanks.
    • Represent Shell Pipeline in regulatory audits and on Industry and National Standards Boards.
    • Train, develop and instruct regional employees on corrosion control methods.
    • Lead and develop risk-based inspection plans based on corrosion threats.
    • Use corrosion models to predict and control corrosion rates.



Desired Skills:
Requirements :

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in the Materials and Corrosion discipline.
  • The Corrosion Engineer is expected to possess the following:
    • Expertise in corrosion degradation modes, cathodic protection, coatings, induced AC current mitigation, and metallurgy.
    • A sound knowledge in pipeline operations.
    • Experience in managing corrosion programs across diverse cultures over a large geographical area.
    • Expertise in regulations affecting transportation facilities.
    • Relevant industry accreditation and active participation on industry standards boards and research organizations (e.g. API, AOPL, ISO, NACE, PRCI).
    • Successful experience serving on project teams.


The Shell Group offers an outstanding benefits package. No phone inquiries will be accepted.

Employment Type: PERMANENT

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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