Senior Materials and Corrosion Engineer

Posted 10 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
MSELECT is hiring a Senior Materials and Corrosion Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English is a must.
  • Receive and act on general guidance, objectives and some specific work assignments from the Engineering Section Head
  • Act as the technical authority and focal point for engineering issues related to material and corrosion engineering
  • Take the responsibility for material and corrosion engineering throughout the engineering, procurement, construction installation and commissioning stages of the Surface Facilities Projects
  • Coordinate among Facility teams, in the company, with PMC and Contractors
  • Receive and act on work arrangements in conjunction with the Engineering section head assigned priorities
  • Review design for completeness and coherence in the discipline and with other disciplines
  • Identify potential errors, omissions or risks in the design basis and participate in the preparation of the design
  • Identify problems needing the involvement of specialists, define and organize required specialist involvement
  • Assess the impact of proposed technical changes in the discipline
  • Review design and make recommendations for improvement
  • Review and/or issue design change notices for approval by the engineering section head
  • Attend all design review events (HAZID, HAZOP, Peer Reviews, etc.) with Project Management team and Contractor as necessary
  • Assist in the development of technical solutions for areas of conflict or concern identified during design review
  • Liaise with process integrity and Operational chemical teams for optimization of chemical selection/dosage / general requirements
  • Quality control of the material and corrosion engineering
  • Support the project control to prepare plans and schedules
  • Analyze and/or review the material and corrosion discipline progress reports against the schedule and inform of any foreseeable delay
  • Participate in the technical workshop and technical reviewing meeting with Contractors and BOC
  • Coordinate and Assist PMC and the contractor in developing/reviewing schedule corrective actions and recovery plans when progress slips and ensures needed action plans are implemented
  • Provide material and corrosion discipline progress report and contractor’s performance to engineering section head
  • Prepare reply to technical and field queries
  • Assist site with technical advice upon request of site
  • Work at the site under client’s standard security policy
  • Provide and review material selection studies for new and existing facilities
  • Participate in technical review of new projects, facilities upgrade etc, including the scope of work, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), piping classification and Material Selection Diagram including structure, instruments etc.
  • In?depth knowledge in corrosion calculation
  • Conduct other similar or related duties such as reviewing project proposals; attending technical meetings; carrying out site visits
  • Comply with all relevant HSE management policies, procedures and controls to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
  • Review vendor/Contractors’ proposals for Piping, Valves, Equipment, and Systems and support the review of the Requisition's Technical Bid Evaluations. Evaluate supplier “after award” documentation (drawings, ITPs, welding/manufacturing/fabrication procedures, NDE procedures, etc.) and requests for deviations
  • Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
  • Contribute to the preparation of clear, timely and accurate reports
  • Frequent contacts with Section Head(s) and other Engineer(s)
  • Frequent contact with other departments
  • Frequent contacts with Material and Corrosion Discipline Leaders of Contractors, Vendors and Suppliers
  • Frequent visits to the site to support site construction and production
  • Regular contacts with PMC, EPC and LLI Contractor Management
  • Regular contacts with engineers of Suppliers and Contractors
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy/ Material and Corrosion Engineering and Technology
  • Proven experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Working in tough situations
Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum of 10 years of material and corrosion engineering experience in Oil and Gas Facilities
  • Work experience in the MENA Region; Iraq experience is preferred
Job-Specific Skills:
  • Extensive familiarity with the applicable standards
  • Working knowledge of the groups' scope of technologies including Corrosion control; Welding, Nondestructive examination, Paint and coatings, Thermal insulation, and Cathodic Protection
  • Proven ability to perform in a senior engineer capacity, possess good written and oral communications and presentation skills, and have a thorough of industry practices and regulations
  • High general Material and Corrosion engineering skills; hands-on knowledge of key discipline tools
  • Ability to analyze problems and develop pragmatic concepts and solutions
  • Good team player, effective communicator and able to work independently
  • Ability to steer and oversee contractors’ contributions
  • Good insights into metallic and non-metallic material behaviors
  • Ability to support and troubleshoot the operations
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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