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Pipeline Materials and Corrosion Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/07/2019
  • Duration: 24 months
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The Role:
* Responsible for all Project deliverables pertaining to materials and corrosion engineering for Wellhead platforms and the pipelines.
* Supervise Material Selection assessment taking into account Sour gas composition and operating temperatures as well as marine environment and local climate conditions.
* Lead pipeline corrosion assessment with associated development of mitigation strategies for both bottom and top of the line corrosion.
* Support selection, qualification and testing of corrosion inhibitors.
* Support coating selection and design of cathodic protection system to manage pipeline external corrosion.
* Lead all material selection studies for pipelines, wellhead platforms and associated equipment including valves, forgings and fittings.
* Support development of all material specifications for pipelines, wellhead platforms and associated equipment including development of coating, line pipe and welding specs.
* Provide technical input to qualification of plate/pipe suppliers and related quality plans.
* Support development of pipeline operation and pigging philosophies for all matters pertaining to materials and corrosion engineering.
* Ensure that his entire scope of work is completed in accordance with all applicable safety, environmental and quality standards.
Reporting and Relationships * Reports to: NFE Offshore Engineering Manager.
Key Job Accountabilities
* Oversee Contractor, review preliminary reports and drive alignment with QG SMEs for all deliverables pertaining to materials and corrosion engineering.
* Lead pipeline corrosion assessment and translate key findings in design and material recommendations.
* Develop corrosion mitigation strategies including corrosion inhibition philosophy, coating selection and design of cathodic protection.
* Interface with QG Corrosion SMEs to select suitable chemicals for corrosion inhibition and carry out appropriate qualification and testing programs.
* Provide technical leadership to deliver material selection philosophy and detailed studies to validate selection.
* Interface with all related disciplines for all matters pertaining to materials and corrosion engineering including flow assurance, welding, quality and operations.
* Oversee Contractor in development of all material specifications for pipelines and associated equipment including valves, forgings and fittings.
* Lead all material selection studies for pipelines and associated equipment.
* Support development of pipeline operation and pigging philosophies for all matters pertaining to materials and corrosion engineering.
* Champion initiatives to deliver on the project objectives; Safety, Quality, Cost and Schedule.
* Promotes inter-departmental communications and encourages teamwork. Establishes clear communication with the Contractor and other disciplines/departments.
* Participate in technical meetings as appropriate.
* Provide support in presentations and preparation of project reports as appropriate.
* Provide inputs to the weekly and monthly reports as directed by the PMT.
Part B: Person Specification - Minimum Requirements
Qualifications
* Bachelor degree in Materials Engineering. Advanced degree desirable.
Knowledge and/or Experience
* 20+ years of relevant experience as Materials and Corrosion Engineer in oil and gas industry.
* Experience in Corrosion Engineering and development of corrosion management plans.
* Experience in material selection for different applications and service environments including sour production fluids.
* Significant experience in working with FEED/EPC Contractors and interfacing with equipment suppliers.
* Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
Technical and Business Skills * A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
* Proficiency in MS Office and other relevant applications such as corrosion modelling tools.
* Excellent communication / written skills and ability to work with different disciplines.
* High awareness of safe working practices associated with design, construction, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning of offshore pipelines and facilities.

The Company:
Our Client is the largest LNG producing company in the world, with an annual LNG production capacity of 42 million tonnes per annum (MTA), safely and reliably delivering LNG to customers around the globe from world-class facilities in Qatar.

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