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Materials & Corrosion Engineer

  • Location:

    Basrah

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omar Modalal

  • Job ref:

    2857

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-19

MSELECT is looking for a Materials & Corrosion Engineer for a well-known international oil and gas operator in Basra. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 Years of industry experience in the field of corrosion management and / or materials engineering of which 5 years should be in a senior position in an integrity management environment in a major oil and gas facility. Fluency in English is a must.

 

Job summary

The Materials & Corrosion Engineer shall be responsible for managing the implementation of the corrosion management strategy including, risk-based assessments, corrosion monitoring and corrosion management to drive risk reduction across the field.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Acts as a focal point for materials and corrosion engineering activities on the oil field, comprising 14 degassing stations, 2 water treatment plants, 6 water injection pump stations and over 1000 pipelines and flowlines
  • Responsible for managing the implementation of the corrosion management strategy including, risk-based assessments, corrosion monitoring and corrosion management to drive risk reduction across the field
  • Mentor and coach local national Integrity Management practitioners on the application of international inspection standards and best practice within the company’s facilities
  • Provide corrosion and materials engineering expertise to the company, delivering safe and reliable operations in accordance with the company values
  • Ensure pragmatic solutions are identified and implemented to manage risk, production efficiency, defect elimination and standardization, to deliver safe, reliable and compliant operations
  • Acts as a technical authority for corrosion, materials, cathodic protection, and coating issues
  • Develop and maintain corrosion management systems
  • Owner of the corrosion risk assessment processes for pipelines and pressure systems
  • Support the development of risk-based inspection systems
  • Accountable for the definition, monitoring, and maintenance of corrosion barriers
  • Responsible for the specification, maintenance, and analysis of corrosion monitoring systems
  • Monitoring and review of monthly KPIs and performance indicators
  • Demonstrate leadership and compliance with the company’s HSSE expectations
  • Provide corrosion and materials support to failure analysis, RCAs, incident investigations and Fitness for Service evaluations
  • Record relevant learning in shared learning systems, incorporate into local activities, specifications/practices/procedures and escalate high priority lessons
  • Identification of continuous improvement opportunities for asset integrity management strategies
  • Ability to mentor and coach local national inspectors and technicians

 

Education and Experience:

  • 10 years of industry experience in the field of corrosion management and / or materials engineering of which 5 years should be in a senior position in an integrity management environment in a major oil and gas facility
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant industry codes and standards
  • Technical application and management of RBA / RBI methodology
  • Technical knowledge of cathodic protection systems design and operation
  • Previous experience of organic coatings properties, testing and selection
  • Technical knowledge of advanced NDT techniques selection, limitations, restrictions, and assessment of results
  • Postgraduate qualification in corrosion and materials is desired
  • Previous experience of working in a multicultural environment is desired
  • Previous experience of working in a major oil and gas environment within a top tier COMAH site (Midstream or Downstream facilities preferred)

 

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.