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Quality Welding Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Geoje
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/02/2015
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Welding Engineer for a long term contract in South Korea

Location: Geoje
Type of contract: RESIDENTIAL
Day Rate: Negotiable

Support Construction team in resolving material and welding issues related to Vendor packages for both structure and piping as well as pressure vessels.
Review fabrication feasibility and associated documents for critical pressure vessel and structural items in liaison with Engineering leader and TDO/TEC.
Welding, Materials, NDE specialist responsible for ensuring the suitability, applicability and compliance of processes, procedures and testing regimes associated with manufacturing/fabrication weldments (including any Special Processes and Heat Treatment).
Review and Approval of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) techniques, Operatives and Technicians.
Review and appraisal of materials, consumables, facilities and environments applicable to welding operations (including HSE assessment).
Prepare and attend QA audit when necessary.
Ensure that the Bulk manufacturing documentation is prepared and verified in due time.
He coordinates the preparation of documents necessary to monitor bulk material and pressure vessel works such as drawings ITP’s, WPS, specifications certificates and working instructions related. He checks that the relevant document is the latest and approved ones.
Review and approval of welding processes and procedures (WPS / WPQR), including welding parameters.Review and approval of the material specifications. Review of construction method statements.
Review and comment material requisitions and welding and NDT documentation submitted by vendors, to ensure suitability and compliance with project specification
Witness of welding operations, welding operator qualification and equipment, including acceptance criteria and also any inspection required in liaison with COMPANY’s package Leaders and QC Leader.
Review and approval of NDE techniques and NDE Operatives and acceptance criteria (including vetting of NDE results and documentation).
Assessment and evaluation of welding environment and facilities, including arrangements for personnel protection and HSE.
Examination and assessment of materials and welding consumables.
Attendance at Independent Third Party “Test-House” to witness mechanical testing (e.g. CTOD, Charpy V, Proof and Tensile Testing).
Attend PIM and procurement meeting, and any specific meetings related to material, welding and NDT.

Promote the implementation of Project HSEQ management system and rules in all construction activities
Stay vigilant and maintain continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings during construction activities.
Participate to local programmes or initiatives to improve HSSE performances.
Report to his Management on any issue he may face or observe and propose way of improvement.


Detailed engineering of Topsides is taking place in Lagos.
Construction activities partly in Nigeria and partly in Korea.
Part of FPSO integration will take place in Nigeria.


Implementation of Welding of all bulk material, packages and pressure vessel activities in Topside with full implementation of HSEQ directives and management system.
Monitors the quality of construction in his discipline and help solving construction difficulties and
Monitor construction progress and mitigation delays and slippage.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Experience: Over 10 year experience a Welding/ Materials supervisory role in the Oil and Gas Industry, of which 5 years spent in construction and all aspects of welding, materials, engineering, fabrication and construction.
Excellent knowledge of Welding Processes, Materials and NDE techniques associated with Pressure Vessels and topsides modules for FPSO type, Vendors, equipment, processes and facilities including construction phases. Familiar with Korean Vendor will be preferable.
Experience in Quality control is required with particular activates related to Pressure Vessel and Bulk Manufacture
Expected Qualification: Welding Institute (ESSA/EWE/IWE), ASME VIII, ASME B31.1, ASME Section IX , API, NACE
Language: Fluent English.
Computer literate.
Strong leadership, analytical and communication skills.
Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment
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