Position - Lead Engineer (Corrosion)
Job Ref No.
7559 Posted On 04-Sep-2023
Job Title
Lead Engineer (Corrosion) Years of Experience 15
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

Job Description 1.0 PURPOSE & SCOPE Lead Engineer (Materials & Corrosion) shall assist in execution of materials & corrosion engineering discipline activities for a Project / Enquiry as assigned by the Principal Engineer / Head of Discipline (HOD) as applicable . Shall generally be responsible to perform the following main tasks: During Enquiry stage, reviews Project’s scope of work pertaining to material selection and corrosion engineering, related specifications including Vendor packages and specialized studies to be performed by a third party in close coordination with Project Engineering Manager (PEM) and raises relevant clarifications to COMPANY for resolutions. Prepares FEED Endorsement / Qualifications list, to confirm the scope for cost estimates. Also provide input to project risk assessment list to highlight the risk to NPCC due to ambiguity in the scope of work related to his discipline. Executes material selection and corrosion control design activities. Provides technical support to other Engineering disciplines in the areas related toMaterials and Corrosion. Interfaces closely with other engineering disciplines, Project Engineering Manager (PEM), Clients, Consultants, Vendors etc., as required and provide flexible and responsive approach to resolve issues related to materials and corrosion. 2.0 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• 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 fo

Skills Required
• 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 properties, heat treatments, manufacturing processes, sourcing limitations and materials cost awareness.
• Good knowledge about corrosion monitoring requirements and corrosion control through chemicals such as corrosion inhibitors, biocide chemicals including their dosing rates.
• Good knowledge about the dead-leg identification within the pip

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