American Association of Blacks in Energy

Corrosion Technician/Sr Corrosion Technician

Leesburg, Virginia, United States
13 days ago


Berkshire Hathaway’s commitment to building a stronger energy future is matched by our commitment to our employees who will make it a reality. Our employees are integral to our success and work hard to exceed customer expectations. We provide fulfilling employment opportunities, are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees, and support an environment that reflects the diversity of our communities.

Join our team!  In this role you will performs tests, repairs, and maintenance related to pipeline corrosion.  Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Inspecting and testing facilities and equipment to identify existing and potential corrosion problems.
  • Recommending a course of action to eliminate or retard corrosion activity.
  • Installing and inspecting cathodic protection equipment.
  • Repairing, replacing and servicing corrosion equipment components.
  • Identifying outside currents negatively affecting company operations and initiates corrective steps.
  • Performing leak and odorant tests.
  • Monitoring advancements related to corrosion technology, practices, techniques and regulations.
  • Maintaining interactive work relationship with Specialists and Engineers to accurately and effectively complete job responsibilities.
  • Directing and supporting contractors to complete evaluations and reports and to develop mitigation measures to effectively address deficiencies in the cathodic protection systems.

Relocation assistance for this position is available dependent upon eligibility requirement. 

Working Conditions

Cold 26-50%
Heat 26-50%
Office Work Environment 26-50%
Outdoors 26-50%

Export Control

At this time, BHE GT&S cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. 

Certain positions at BHE GT&S may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in BHE GT&S limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

BHE GT&S is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.  We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran, or disability status.  Our values guide us in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities.

On November 1, 2020, Dominion Energy sold its gas transmission and storage business to Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In light of this transaction, the application process and benefits package are temporarily shared by Dominion Energy and BHE Pipeline Group while the full integration of the gas transmission and storage business into BHE Pipeline Group is ongoing. Please note: when applying to a BHE GT&S position, some correspondence and documentation throughout the application and selection process will come from, or reference, Dominion Energy.  If you have any questions or concerns through the BHE GT&S application process, please reach out to


Corrosion Technician:

  • A minimum of two years of corrosion control and cathodic protection experience or 3 years natural gas field experience OR
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3  plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above;
  • NACE I Certification (or must obtain within one year of employment and BHE GT&S will reimburse the successful candidate for the cost of this certification.) 

Senior Corrosion Technician:

  • A minimum of four years of corrosion control and cathodic protection experience or 5 years natural gas field experience OR
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above;
  • NACE II Certification
  • Knowledge of corrosion control and electrical principles. Knowledge of DOT regulations related to corrosion, odorant, leak testing and record keeping. Ability to use and maintain corrosion testing and cathodic protection equipment. Ability to define problems, collect data and draw valid conclusions. Ability to work independently. Ability to operate diagnostic testing equipment. Ability to interpret maps, plans and blueprints to locate pipeline facilities. Ability to communicate effectively, speak persuasively and develop rapport. Ability to operate personal computer and utilize software packages. Ability to work effectively in inclement weather conditions. Three years corrosion technician experience in related industry preferred.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate , Other Education: technical


Corrosion Technician - NACE I certification (Or within one year of employment)

Sr Corrosion Technician - NACE II certification

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64897267
  • Location:
    Leesburg, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Corrosion Technician/Sr Corrosion Technician
  • Company Name For Job: BHE GT&S
  • Job Function: Technician
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

BHE GT&S is an interstate natural gas transmission and storage company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. As a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, BHE GT&S operates in 10 states in the eastern U.S. We operate natural gas transmission lines, gas storage, and also provide a variety of LNG solutions. The energy we provide supports a number of large customers, including major utilities, power plants, and manufacturing, through numerous links to major pipelines. We are also committed to innovative and sustai...

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