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Manager of Cathodic Protection Department

Cathodic Protection Department Manager

Revised Version: No relocation or CP certification requirement.

KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a consulting engineering firm, internationally recognized as a leading expert in protective coatings and linings.  KTA has the largest staff of NACE-trained coatings inspectors providing 3rd-party Quality Assurance services during coatings application.  KTA has undertaken an initiative to begin providing cathodic protection (CP) services, and seeks a talented individual to provide the leadership to start and manage this new line of business.

KTA is looking for the best and brightest candidate with an operations or management background, in-depth knowledge of cathodic protection systems and services in concrete, and an entrepreneurial spirit to develop and grow a business.  Projects may be located throughout the United States and involve bridges, petrochemical facilities, pipelines, storage tanks, and many other types of assets.  In twelve months, you will know you have been successful when you have:

  • Prepared and executed a business plan to achieve/exceed targeted market penetration;
  • Created compelling, winning proposals including scope of services, staffing, and cost components;
  • Planned, developed, and implemented KTA’s Quality Management System for cathodic protection services;
  • Ensured delivery of technically sound field services and clear, concise, and coherent client reports;
  • Effectively recruited, managed and developed staff, and expanded the talent pool to support sustained growth;
  • Enhanced KTA’s industry presence through committee participation, technical papers, and delivery of presentations;
  • Explored opportunities for CP services based upon actively solicited customer feedback and market analysis, along with consideration of staff capabilities, equipment needs and economic feasibility.

Position Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience and knowledge of cathodic protection in concrete for both steel structures in a soil environment and steel in concrete (reinforced concrete)  
  • Proven business acumen
  • Operations/Management background
  • Physical Requirements: Close, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus; ability to work outside (including inclement weather), in confined spaces, and walk on uneven terrain; ability to hear, wear a respirator, safely lift 25 pounds; willing to travel.

KTA is a casual, friendly workplace, where employees are treated with dignity and respect, and are valued for their contributions. We are an employee-owned company, run with family-inspired values and ethics.  The employees of KTA are dedicated to making each other, the company, and our clients successful. We provide the training and support to take your career to a new and exciting level. At KTA, you’ll work with and learn from the best in the industry.

KTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  While all candidates will be considered, KTA especially encourages female, minorities, veterans, and candidates with disabilities to apply to this and all job postings.  KTA is a Standing Firm Company. AA/EEO

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