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  • Job reference: RMS0124586

Lead Metallurgy Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/05/13)
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The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
Possess a working familiarity with relevant codes and standards that affect welding engineering, metallurgy and materials selection for design purposes from concept through FEED/detailed design to fabrication/construction

Provide materials selection expertise/reports based upon knowledge of metallurgy, engineering materials and operating environment for the design of oil and gas plant, pipelines and subsea equipment (understanding of gas/fluid stream chemistry and related corrosivity from wellhead to export facilities)

Establish welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre and post heating requirements which involve use of complex alloys, unusual fabrication methods, welding of critical joints. Provide expertise in welding engineering and the management of welding qualification processes to include WPQR, WPS generation and NDT criteria

Writing, checking and issuing of design documents for purchase of linepipe, valves, coatings and other production equipment

Perform corrosion rate calculations, failure investigations and fitness for purpose studies to ensure continuing integrity asset management of structures and pressure containing equipment

Witness on-site procurement, fabrication, testing to assure quality and integrity of items under procurement

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Design and operation of offshore cathodic protection systems
Ability to estimate, plan & execute work effectively
Conversant with relevant industry codes standards and legal requirements
Abreast of latest relevant technical developments within the oil & gas industry generally
Communicate effectively within the organisation and with clients
Effective management and development of discipline resources
Demonstrable Materials/Metallurgy/Corrosion experience
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