Workplace Diversity
Corrosion Aide

Corrosion Aide

locationHelena, MT, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

Corrosion Aide

Corrosion Aide

Work Location: Helena, MT

Pay range: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

Employment Status: Temporary (May, 2024 through August, 2024)

External candidates apply at

Internal candidates apply through iConnect.

About this position:

Come join NorthWestern this coming summer as a Corrosion Aide and spend your time working outside helping us to protect our essential underground natural gas system. Under the direction of the local corrosion technician, the corrosion aide will be performing pipe to soil potential readings, which will require accessing our customer premises, taking natural gas readings at the meter and then downloading the information into our data base. They will also be involved with other cathodic survey work as directed.

About this job:

  • Completing mandatory compliance surveys pertaining to corrosion control on steel distribution lines
  • Providing assistance to the Division Corrosion Technician on various assigned tasks
  • Data entry into a handheld device
  • Work is 4-10 hour days per week. Three day weekends
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position, including walking for up to 8 hours per day, lifting up to 35 pounds, working in inclement weather and traveling within defined areas
  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Must be or able to become Operator Qualified for identified tasks per DOT 192
  • Must have decent computer skills to gather data and download the information at the end of day
  • Must be reliable and able to work independently
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • An excellent position for anyone available in the summer from May through August with the potential to return the following year

Requisition #4185

Posting Dates: November 10, 2023 through Open Until Filled (Preference considered to early applicants)

Department/Division: DO - Central Maintenance

Employment Physical: Required

Drug Test: Required

Background Check: Required

Relocation Benefit: None

Telecommuting: None

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 1-800-245-6977 or at