Lead/Senior Corrosion Engineer in , Glasgow, GB, G2 4GZ, United Kingdom

Brief Posting Description

We are currently looking for a Lead/Senior Corrosion Engineer to be based in Glasgow and will require infrequent site/offshore visits.

The main purpose of this role will be to provide corrosion engineering services to the Wood Group Client base for static pressure systems and pipelines.

Detailed Description

Primary Responsibility:

The primary function of the Corrosion Engineer will be to oversee the successful day to day completion of engineering workscopes as identified by the Glasgow Team Leader.

Typical workscopes included within the remit of the Corrosion Engineer are: the development, implementation and application of corrosion control strategies, performing materials and coating selection studies, development of corrosion management strategies and corrosion risk assessments.

Additionally the role will also include the technical management of impressed current and sacrificial anode protection systems. This will include require direct management of third party service providers and regular communication with duty holders of interfacing systems.  

Additional responsibilities will include: defect assessment; corrosion modelling and remaining life assessment; anomaly management; conducting risk based inspection; management of corrosion control matrices / integrity management databases

Technical Accountabilities:

  • Writing and checking of technical reports, specifications and the provision of corrosion engineering support by other communication means (email etc) in support of the Wood Group client base. 
  • The level of technical accountability will be subject to the competency level agreed upon between the Corrosion Engineer and Company Technical Authorities for each technical subject area.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Possess a working familiarity with relevant codes and standards that affect corrosion engineering and materials selection for design purposes.
  • Provide materials selection expertise based upon knowledge of metallurgy, engineering materials, operating environment and material degradation mechanisms.
  • Writing, checking and issuing of design documents for cathodic protection systems for pipeline (onshore and offshore) and static pressure systems components.
  • Conduct corrosion modelling activities, contribute to fitness for service studies and provide remaining life assessments;
  • Audit of corrosion management strategies and delivery of continuous improvement of integrity management systems.

  • Site based troubleshooting
  • Assist in the training / development of other team members.
  • Correctly adhere to the Company Health, Safety, Environment and Quality policies.
  • Implement appropriate levels of reporting and control to provide the information necessary to maximise the profit and return on work undertaken by the Company.
  • Liaise with Customer(s) personnel to develop discrete workscopes and build a professional working relationship with the Customer(s).
  • Checking, validating and approving supplier invoices. Following up any disputes to arrive at an early settlement / resolution.
  • Review opportunities for individual skill development through attendance at relevant conferences, courses and seminars.
  • Supporting other discrete packages / work as may be required on a time-to-time basis.
  • Management of the terminal/pipeline corrosion management and cathodic protection budget.
  • Any other relevant duties as required
  

Job Requirements

Personal Skills:

  • Demonstrate technical understanding of corrosion engineering standard practices, including cathodic protection and communicate effectively with others on technical issues.
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic and committed to delivering first class corrosion engineering services.
  • Computer / IT literate.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to those in a wide range of organisation positions.
  • Capacity to understand complex problems and help identify practical and technically sound solutions.

Key Selection Criteria:

Qualifications:

Diploma or Bachelors degree in Materials / Metallurgy / Chemistry is preferred. Alternative tertiary education and suitable experience may be used to demonstrate equivalent standards.  

Preferred chartered with Engineering Council recognised institution.

Skills & Competencies:

•         Formal training in various corrosion engineering applications associated with design and in-service materials.

  • Thorough knowledge of international codes and standards relevant to the Energy Industry.
  • Good PC literacy (specifically with the MS Office products).
  • Fluent in both written and verbal English.

Relevant Experience:

  • Experience in the Oil & Gas or Energy industries in a role which had a primary technical function requiring the provision of corrosion engineering services preferably with oil/gas terminals or pipeline systems.

Additional Details

The Company embraces diversity in our workforce, ensuring we have a workforce that provides us with a wide range of skills, ideas and energy. Embracing diversity means the Company will acknowledge, understand and appreciate the differences between individuals in developing a workplace that develops, benefits and enhances their value.

Selection for employment, promotion or any other benefit will be made on the basis of merit, ability and suitability.

How To Apply

Please quote job reference IRC142747 in all correspondence relating to this position.

To be considered, please follow the prompts within the system applications via email will not be considered.

If you do not meet the requirements for this position as specified at screening stage, you will receive a notification via email. We would like to thank you for your application and interest in Wood Group.

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