Cathodic Protection & Corrosion Engineer

Location: Fremont, CA


Kinectrics Inc. is North America’s leading provider of innovative science and engineering services to the Electricity Energy Sector in the Nuclear, Hydro Power, and Transmission & Distribution areas.  We are a company built on a 100-year history of serving the energy sector with our advanced problem-solving expertise.


Kinectrics is looking for an experienced Cathodic & Corrosion Protection Engineer to oversee and implement cathodic protection systems for the Kinectrics U.S. market through assessment of client’s structures to ensure their operations remain free from corrosion-related challenges.


Candidates for this role must be willing and able to travel up to 40%.


Major Duties / Responsibilities:


  • Evaluate, design, and oversee the installation of cathodic protection systems for various onshore client structures including oil/gas pipelines, buried piping systems and water systems.
  • Conduct field surveys to evaluate the effectiveness of current cathodic protection systems in place.
  • Conduct CIS, DCVG/ACVG, and test station surveys.
  • Analyze data from corrosion monitoring devices and provide recommendations.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and departments to optimize corrosion control measures for our clients.
  • Prepare technical reports, drawings, and specifications.
  • Stay current with industry trends, standards, and best practices related to corrosion engineering and cathodic protection.
  • Provide training and guidance to junior engineers and technicians.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulations.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Corrosion Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or related field.
  • Cathodic Protection certification of Level 2 or higher.
  • 4-6 years of experience in field corrosion engineering and cathodic protection.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations concerning cathodic protection.
  • Detailed knowledge of impressed current and sacrificial anode CP systems, troubleshooting of rectifiers, test stations.
  • Experience in AC/DC stray current analysis and interference studies.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in using industry-related software and tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in diverse environments and adhere to safety protocols.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship now or in the future.

Additional Competencies Required:

  • Strong customer focus and broad experience for successfully maintaining and developing new business.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time and budgets on Kinectrics projects and to work on multiple projects in parallel.
  • Proven computer skills with a variety of software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 40%.

Why Work For Us?

Kinectrics provides a positive and supportive work environment where you will work with diverse team of engineers and be challenged to continue to learn and grow professionally.  Kinectrics offers a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurances, generous Paid Time Off and a 5% match on our 401k plan.

About Us

Kinectrics is a leading provider of innovative life cycle management solutions for the global electricity industry. Kinectrics is known worldwide for the technical excellence of its’ employees, challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions.

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Kinectrics AES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.