Corrosion Technician - Big Spring, TX


Big Spring, TX, US, 79720

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.


The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.


The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Job Description

The Cathodic Protection Technician will support DKL Operations and Maintenance and be responsible for management and implementation of the Corrosion Control Program to all midstream facilities including but not limited to pipelines, storage tanks, terminals, piping, and pressure vessels. Primary focus will be in support of the Western Region Assets located near and around Big Spring, TX.  The Cathodic Protection Technician falls within the Asset Integrity Management Team and will support other staff including corrosion control, pipeline integrity, facility integrity and tank integrity.



  • Adhere to Delek and Industry safety standards.
  • Ensure compliance with 49CFR195 & T.A.C. regarding corrosion control.
  • Supervise contracted corrosion control activities.


External Corrosion Control

  • Monitor CP rectifiers and/bonds and verify adequate current & voltage.
  • Perform annual CP survey on assigned systems.
  • Perform maintenance on CP equipment such as test leads, replace rectifier parts, etc.
  • Perform maintenance on personal equipment such as half cells, wire spools, etc.
  • Field troubleshoot CP problems such as low pipe-to-soil potentials, rectifier malfunctions, etc.
  • Recommend preventative and mitigative actions for pipeline and terminal systems.
  • Participate on capital project teams as the corrosion mitigation representative as directed.
  • Update peers and upper management on projects associated with the team.
  • Provide feedback on new technologies and software as employed in the field.
  • Rectifier trouble shooting and repair, knowledge of A/C connections and testing.
  • Perform atmospheric corrosion surveys along with span and exposure surveys.
  • Assist on pipeline excavations including visual inspection and testing of pipe and environment (i.e. pipe to soil potentials, soil Ph, etc.)


Internal Corrosion Control

  • Perform serial dilution testing of water samples.
  • Extract and replace coupons for internal corrosion monitoring.
  • Perform rate adjustments and maintenance on injection pumps.
  • Oversee and install new equipment for internal corrosion monitoring/protection.
  • Perform ER probe reads.
  • Verify inventory and deliveries of chemicals.
  • Sample collection and inspection of pipe failure cutouts.
  • Maintain any internal corrosion equipment (coupon holders, bleeders, check valves on injection lines, etc.



Leadership Capabilities

  • Being able to work alone, work with landowners and contractors.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplined team.


Culture Fit & Alignment to Delek's Core Values

  • Be Safety oriented, committed and having a passion to doing a good job, being willing to grow with the job function by gaining expertise through training and experience.


Organizational Impact

  • Being a part of an Asset Integrity team that is striving to maintain the integrity of Delek assets and keeping all regulatory requirements up to date.


REQUIRED Qualifications


Minimum Education, Skills & Experience

  • NACE / AAMP Cathodic Protection Tester (CP Level 1) Certification
  • Minimum of 1-year of experience in an oil & gas technical maintenance role, or 3 years’ experience in an oil & gas technical maintenance role.
  • Experience with maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electronic / electrical equipment
  • Understanding of pipelines and DOT/PHMSA regulations 49CFR195 and 49CFR192.
  • Understanding of NACE / AAMP standards
  • Knowledge in corrosion mitigation techniques
  • Willing to attend and participate industry-sponsored conferences, seminars, training, and
  • Up to 25% overnight travel to company locations and facilities for typical work, meetings, training, special projects, emergency planning, or information gathering will be required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to submit to DOT random drug & alcohol screening.



  • Associate degree in STEM field
  • Experience working with large quantities of data and keeping it organized.
  • NACE / AAMP Cathodic Protection Technician Certification (CP Level 2)
  • Understanding of damage mechanisms associated with piping and tanks.
  • Prior experience working out in the field and an understanding of field activities for oil and gas corrosion mitigation operations.
  • Previous experience maintaining cathodic protection systems, coatings and internal corrosion control on pipelines and above-ground storage tanks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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