Position - Lead Engineer (Corrosion)
Job Ref No.
4541 Posted On 19-Aug-2018
Job Title Lead Engineer (Corrosion)
Job Category
Engineering Job Location UAE - Abu Dhabi
Employment Status
Full Time Employment Type Long Term
Position Level
Senior Staff Candidate Gender No Preference
Bachelors Preference All Nationality

• Reports to the Principal Engineer and work under overall supervision of Head of Discipline (HOD).
• Responsible for materials and related corrosion engineering activities for the assigned Project / Enquiry.
• During Enquiry Phase, reviews material selection / corrosion risks assessment studies & other relevant documents including painting & coating requirements, etc. and verifies the correctness of material selection and corrosion control concepts as specified in the FEED documents.
• Prepares man-hours estimates for the project scope. Develops the man-hours norms, if required.
• Calculates and interprets corrosion rates for CO2, CO2-H2S containing hydrocarbon process streams using software such as ECE, PREDICT etc. to confirm the suitability of specified materials in a particular application.
• Shall ensure that material description on the Process Data Sheets, Mechanical Data Sheets and piping classes on P&IDs is consistent with Materials Selection Diagrams/ Material Selection Report and other relevant project specifications.
• Prepare scope document for specialised studies / sub contracts related to materials & corrosion engineering works as required and participate in technical bid evaluation.
• Shall update or develop Material & Corrosion reports such as Material Selection Report (MSR), Corrosion Risk Assessment Study (CRAS), Corrosion Control Manual (CCM), Risk Based Inspection (RBI) study and relevant specifications as per project scope. Also participates in Client’s review and approval process.
• Develop Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs) and update until as-built stage.
• Shall review and develop technical specifications as required.
• Shall support other disciplines on material related issues such as technical deviations and material substitution requests during detailed design.
• Participate in inter-discipline design checks for all relevant documents originated from materials & corrosion engineering group and o

• Bachelor’ degree in Metallurgical/ Mechanical Engineering.
• 15 -20 year of experience in Materials & Corrosion Engineering in Upstream and Down stream Projects in the Oil & Gas industries
• Experience of working in Specialized Consultancy organization and/or EPC Contractors team is preferred. KEY SKILLS
• Basic knowledge of metallurgy & corrosion engineering focusing on materials selection / corrosion control and material specification / standards applicable for Oil & Gas FEED / EPC projects.
• In-depth knowledge of commonly used materials (metallic and non-metallic) in Oil & Gas Industry along with relevant codes & standards, like ASTM, API, ASME, EFC, NACE, NORSOK, etc.
• Capable of specifying materials for a particular applications such as well-head systems, flow lines, pipelines, process piping, separators, desalters, stabilization systems, compressors, pumps, water injection systems, gas sweetening systems, gas dehydration system, fuel gas systems, utility systems (air, water, drains, flares, chemical injection) etc.
• In-depth working knowledge of corrosion rates prediction and evaluation using industry available software’s such as ECE (Electronic Corrosion Engineer), Predict, NORSOK, etc. and capable of applying life-cycle cost approach for material selection.
• Basic knowledge of identifying damage mechanisms, and risk assessment/matrix of equipment from safety and reliability stand point and an aptitude for participating in RBI studies when required by the Client.
• Good knowledge of materials for use in sour service requirements and in depth knowledge of NACE standards MR0175/ISO 15156, MR0103, TM 0177, TM 0284 etc.
• Sound knowledge of Oil & Gas industry Materials & Corrosion problems, failure investigations, risk assessment etc. and understanding of life-cycle cost, reliability, operability and maintainability with a particular focus on Materials & corrosion Engineering.
• Good knowledge about material propertie

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