Pipeline Integrity Technician

Website Acuren

With 90 locations throughout North America, Acuren Inspection, Inc. is the leader in Nondestructive Testing (NDT). Providing a wide range of services in many industries including Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Power Generation, Pulp and Paper, Construction, Fabrication, Automotive, and Aerospace. Inspection is our history and our focus for growth. We are a Rockwood company, the worldwide leader in NDT service and technology with over 4,000 technical professionals in Acuren and Hellier NDT Training – NDT firms run by NDT people!

Position Summary:

Working in the Pipeline Integrity Services group, a range of technical and operational assignments will be conducted relating to pipeline field examination, analysis, review, and reporting of pipeline inspection data, ultimately supporting our customers’ pipeline integrity management programs. Approximately 75% of this role will be spent in the field, field office, and traveling across the US. 25 % of time will be spent at the home division location. The PLI Technician will work independently for extended periods in remote areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to Acuren and customer required procedures and specifications, including reports
  • Perform direct assessment of as-found pipe condition, including coating assessment, soils and topography, and cathodic protection
  • Perform direct examination to assess pipe for cracks, corrosion, deformation, and manufacturing anomalies
  • Correlate as-found pipe features to Inline Inspection (ILI) log
  • Conduct fit-for-service evaluations as per ASME B31.3 and RSTRENG
  • Conduct hazard assessments prior to beginning work and follow safe work procedures
  • Calibration and set up of NDE equipment
  • Provide clients with quality services in a timely manner
  • Follow regulatory requirements, work to codes, procedures, and techniques
  • Be responsible for the custody, care and correct use of valuable technical equipment, tools, machinery, publications, materials, job items, vehicles, and other assets
  • Understanding of Pipeline Integrity processes, techniques, and procedures
  • Compose and write pipeline integrity inspection reports, including assisting other pipeline integrity technicians with reporting
  • Maintaining metrics on reporting, costs, productivity, and priority digs
  • Updating pipeline integrity databases and managing FTP sites
  • Attending operational meetings with customer engineers and project engineers/managers
  • Assist with dig package and cost estimating
  • Responsible for on-the-job training and guidance of PLI Assistants and PLI Junior Technicians
  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned by manager

Competencies:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional safety and quality leadership and awareness
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Adaptable to changing schedules
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures
  • Organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer proficient including experience with Microsoft Office products.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Some college preferred
  • Technical background desired
  • Experience working with pipeline integrity or pipeline maintenance positions
  • Extensive knowledge of quality and safety requirements
  • Candidate must have current and valid Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 and Ultrasonic Thickness Level 2
  • Candidate must have at least one of the following certifications or endorsements:
    • Creaform 3D Laser Scanning (Handyscan)
    • Automated Corrosion Scan Mapping
    • Ultrasonic Phased Array or TOFD
    • In-situ Material Verification (Frontics or MMT HSD Tester)
  • Candidate preference for NACE Level CIP Level I / CP Level I
  • Valid Driver’s License and clear driving record

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Acuren Inspection, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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