corrosion technician




Corrosion technicians monitor the integrity from a pipeline and provide repairs to it if needed. They ensure that the pipelines are properly connected and are in line with the health and safety regulations. Corrosion technicians inspect cathodic protection systems and pipeline connection points for corrosion. They may also assist in the designing of pipelines, analyse soil and write reports on technical issues.

Alternative label

  • surface coating technician

  • pipeline operations technician

  • pipeline corrosion control technician

  • corrosion supervisor

  • corrosion monitoring technician

  • surface technician

  • cathodic protection technician

  • corrosion control technician

  • offshore corrosion technician

Regulatory aspect

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