Lead Corrosion Engineer

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Company: WGIM
Company Location: London
Work Location: London
Staff/Contract: Staff or Contract
Discipline: Integrity Management
Job Reference: 040413Lon
Closing Date: 30 June 2014

Job Overview

The primary function of the Lead Corrosion Engineer will be to oversee the successful day to day completion of engineering workscopes as identified by the Corrosion Engineering Team Leader or the applicable client representative / project manager

Typical workscopes included within the remit of the Corrosion Engineer are: the development of chemical corrosion control strategies, performing materials and coating selection studies, development of corrosion management strategies and corrosion risk assessments.

Required to ensure the safe, efficient and profitable execution of all engineering works. Specifically: to provide corrosion engineering support to projects and external clients.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Possess a working familiarity with relevant codes and standards that affect corrosion engineering and materials selection for design purposes;
  • Provide materials selection expertise based upon knowledge of metallurgy, engineering materials, operating environment and material degradation mechanisms;
  • Authoring, checking and issuing of design documents for the cathodic protection of subsea and topside components;
  • Perform corrosion rate calculations, and fitness for purpose studies to ensure continuing integrity asset management of structures and pressure containing equipment;
  • Support other Wood Group companies with their corrosion engineering issues.
  • Assist in the training of graduate engineers.
  • Correctly adhere to the Company Health, Safety, Environment, & Quality policies
  • Implement appropriate levels of reporting and control to provide the information necessary to maximise the profit and return on work undertaken by the Company.
  • Liaise with Customer(s) personnel to develop discrete workscopes and build a professional working relationship with the Customer(s).
  • Checking, validating and approving supplier invoices. Following up any disputes to arrive at an early settlement / resolution.
  • Review opportunities for individual skill development through attendance at conferences, courses and seminars;
  • Supporting other discrete packages / work as may be required on a time-to-time basis. Any other relevant duties as required

Experience Required

  • Formal training in various corrosion engineering applications associated with design and in-service materials;
  • Thorough knowledge of international codes and standards relevant to the Energy Industry
  • Good PC literacy (specifically with the MS Office products)
  • Fluent in both written and verbal English.
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas or Energy industries in a role which had a primary technical function requiring the provision of corrosion engineering services
  • Experience in engineering technical terms and their uses and applications

Any Other Information

Please click the apply button, and upload your CV and including a letter explaining why you wish to join J P Kenny and how you will add value to the Company.

Your application must state clearly whether or not you already have the right to work in the UK.

Your CV will be reviewed and if appropriate circulated to relevant Managers who will review it further. They may then ask for more information, request an interview or return as unsuitable.

This process can take up to three weeks so do not expect a response sooner. If nothing is heard within four weeks it generally means that your application is not currently of interest.

However we will make efforts to reply to every application even if it is to say no.

Please note that your CV will be put onto our database and if a suitable vacancy arises in the future, we will be in contact.