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  • Job reference: RMS0144744

Snr Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/07/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is an independent Australian oil and gas company playing a key role in supplying energy to our region.

They are one of the world’s leading producers of liquefied natural gas, helping meet the demands for cleaner energy from Japan, China, Korea and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.

The Role:
The successful Senior Corrosion Engineer will provide advice on materials of construction, potential corrosion failure mechanisms and their inspection, including suitable inspection methods or techniques. Also, the Senior Corrosion Engineer will provide advice on welding related issues, including review of welding procedures and welder qualification, welding inspection techniques and solving of welding issues and other problems.


* Review of data, assessment of internal and external environment corrosivity and the preparation of reports for materials selection, corrosion management philosophy and material selection diagrams, plus chemical treatment, corrosion monitoring and corrosion management
* To perform corrosion and materials selection studies in accordance with codes and standards used by the client and/or to agreed industry standards
* Prepare cathodic protection designs for offshore and onshore facilities, plus internal tank/vessel protection
* Assess coating requirements for a variety of exposure conditions, and prepare coating specifications and coating selection reports as required
* To review welding procedure specifications (prepared by others) and assess suitability for particular construction or fabrication activities and materials
* To co-ordinate corrosion and material selection activities with other engineering disciplines and client representative as required to meet project requirements
* Quality Assurance - Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Materials and Corrosion Group.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, the candidate will be degree qualified with at least 10 years relevant experience in the following key areas:
* A proven track record in corrosion engineering, material selection and failure analyses of process equipment, utility systems and pipelines, especially for materials commonly used within the Oil & Gas industry
* Experience with Conceptual Design, FEED and Detailed Design for Oil & Gas facilities
* Good knowledge of corrosion theory and material failure modes, corrosion mitigation techniques, chemical treatment, corrosion monitoring and inspection techniques
* A working knowledge of cathodic protection design and installation
* Inspection of plant and equipment within the oil and gas industry, and in particular LNG processing
* Knowledge of material selection and material properties, corrosion mechanisms and other failure mechanisms.
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