Corrosion and Materials Engineer

Orion Group
USA, Houston
14 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
Phil Butcher
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Provide corrosion and materials engineering expertise to other teams across GOO (Area Operations, Project & Mods, Maintenance, Turn Arounds and Subsea), GPO and GWO to manage corrosion and erosion threats on equipment for which they are the Equipment Class Owner.

Ensure pragmatic solutions are identified and implemented to manage risk, production efficiency, defect elimination and standardisation, to deliver safe, reliable and compliant operations.

Own and maintain the corrosion threat assessment for the Region ensuring that the identified threats reflect current operations and use this to define, implement and manage Regional Corrosion and Materials mitigation programs across IM and other functions.

Review and endorse corrosion-related metrics (e.g. corrosion control matrices and LOPC data) and intervene where appropriate.

Integrate with associated disciplines to ensure adequate equipment care, including production chemistry, pressure systems integrity, structural & civil engineering and pipeline engineering.

Provide corrosion and materials engineering support in F4S barrier evaluations and incident investigations.
Record relevant learning in shared learning systems, incorporate into local activities, specifications/practices/procedures and escalate high priority lessons.

Qualifications and Experience
Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline such as corrosion science, materials, metallurgy, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering.
Technical expertise in several areas related to the discipline applied to Operations. These include materials selection, failure investigation, corrosion mechanisms, RBA/RBI (risk based threat assessment and risk based inspection), corrosion mitigation and monitoring, corrosion management, fabric maintenance, cathodic protection, welding, erosion and erosion management.
Proven ability in practical application of engineering standards and practices for corrosion and materials engineering.
People leadership and an ability to network and influence across organisational boundaries.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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