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  • Job reference: RMS0112582

Materials & Corrosion Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/07/2012
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The Company:
A major Global operator focusing on Exploration and Production operating in more than 110 countries and employing over 100,000 people. A leader in the Oil and Gas and Petrochemical Industries priding themselves in their innovation and Environmental/Energy Efficiency

The Role:
The Materials & Corrosion team is an integral part of the Functional Services organisation and provides services to both the Project and Asset Upstream organisations across Europe.
There are two operational Assets, one for onshore and one for offshore facilities. The offshore Asset is sub-divided into the Central and Brent hubs and is supported by 4 materials & corrosion engineers. The Central facilities comprise 3 steel-structured platforms and one FPSO, with associated pipelines including subsea tie-backs.
The available position is Materials & Corrosion Engineer in the offshore Asset.
The incumbent will work within the Integrity team which is co-located with the Functional Services team in the asset, but additional technical support is provided by discipline specialists within the European team and from the global network.
The position therefore offers an unique opportunity for technical and personal development.
Primary Role: To provide specialist materials and corrosion engineering support within a multi-discipline functional services team.
Specific areas for attention will include improvement of pipeline integrity management, development and implementation of strategies for CUI, fabric maintenance and passive fire protection, and improved management of microbial corrosion.
Accountabilities: Ensure efficient and effective corrosion management of the Central facilities using existing company corrosion management systems and processes.
Additionally provide support in the areas of materials selection, failure analysis, and corrosion monitoring to the Asset. The scope primarily covers topsides facilities and pipelines.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Higher education qualification in metallurgy, materials science, chemical engineering or related discipline is preferred, but candidates with appropriate experience will also be considered.
Chartered Engineer status and relevant experience in Offshore Oil and Gas Operations is preferred.
It is envisaged that the candidate will be able to demonstrate practical application of expertise complemented by a sound education in materials and corrosion.
The incumbent should be an enthusiastic self-starter who can demonstrate a record of achievement, good interpersonal and communication skills.
The incumbent is expected to make occasional offshore visits when necessary and should hold appropriate offshore certificates.
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