Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Reliability Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The Principal Integrity Engineer will be responsible for the technical leadership of the Corrosion discipline as well as delivery oversight of Corrosion and Risk Management service. The Principal Integrity Engineer will provide leadership in development and execution of Corrosion Management processes and managing risks to clients assets with the ability to advise on risk reduction best practices and corrosion strategies.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provides specialist input to Integrity Management projects in their role as a subject matter expert
  • Provide technical leadership and authority in corrosion engineering discipline, discipline, designating work and quality standard where applicable to engineers with their technical capabilities
  • Deliver best in class integrity service based on concepts on RBA/RBI/barrier management, and to utilise predictive modelling and data driven analysis where feasible
  • Ensure projects are performed in accordance with industry codes, standards, legislation, accreditation and Oceaneering or client policies and procedures
  • Development of corrosion management strategies, procedures, standards and plans
  • Facilitate the development and continuous improvement of the corrosion/integrity process between Oceaneering and the client within and across various assets
  • Develop strong relationships internally with the Integrity Management Team and externally with clients to ensure excellence in delivery and demonstrate Oceaneering's capabilities
  • Ensure Oceaneering processes and procedures for all aspects of corrosion engineering are maintained and developed
  • Conduct and manage risk-based assessment processes on behalf of the client, provide material and corrosion related expertise and effectively interact with multi-disciplinary RBA or other process groups
  • Manage work scope for corrosion circuits, collation of data, credible corrosion threats, material susceptibility, unmitigated corrosion/erosion rate modelling, corrosion barriers and effectiveness, damage locations, failure modes and monitoring plans as required
  • Lead or perform complex corrosion engineering analysis and assessments and provide specialist advice for service delivery, investigations, research, or development work with agreed parameters
  • Providing ongoing review of engineer output to ensure quality and consistency of decisions made
  • Provide input to decisions involving equipment design, repairs, modifications, changes to operating parameters within own limits of competence or lead consultations with suitably qualified personnel
  • Lead the process of development and updating the asset Corrosion Management Strategy (CMS) and associated Corrosion Control Matrices (CCM) based on RBA outcomes
  • To provide corrosion related input in the definition of safe operating boundaries for the assets
  • In the course of RBI, support the Inspection Engineer in the generation and definition of an optimised inspection programme, which balances reliability, integrity and cost
  • Develop and update the asset corrosion related KPIs when required by the client, upon completion of RBA
  • Raising technical notes or integrity alerts to the project/operations team in case of noticing anomalies in the design, construction or operation of the asset
  • Write accurate and concise reports or documents which review, analyse and trend corrosion management or risk assessment data/outputs
  • Identify best practice and innovative methods or specialist technology to optimise engineering efficiency and ensure Oceaneering take the initiative in all corrosion/integrity matters in order to consider available options or opportunities that could enhance efficiency, safety or decrease costs to the benefit of Oceaneering or the client
  • Investigate and report instances of unexpected material degradation, perform root cause failure analysis of corrosion/material related failure
  • Lead the process of collating and compiling integrity management lesson learned data from various assets and sharing them with the concerned teams across the organisation
  • Manage and develop engineers by actively mentoring and promoting talent to cultivate an engineering team capable of delivering a best in class service
  • Lead, develop or input to bids/proposals in support of global operations
  • Support their line manager in management of Oceaneering contract, providing assurance on technical delivery and cost management, including budgets and forecasting

  • Represent Oceaneering on appropriate industry technical forums and seminars
  • The list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake tasks that may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post
  • Assist with any other duties as and when required
  • Undertake specific projects as instructed by management


Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.


Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.

Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.

Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position may have direct supervisory responsibilities

Reporting Relationship .
  • Reports to Global Engineering Consultancy Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline in a relevant subject (e.g. Corrosion, Materials, Metallurgy, Chemical, Chemistry)
  • Master's Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline in a relevant subject (e.g. Corrosion, Materials, Metallurgy, Chemical, Chemistry)
  • Award of professional engineer status within local region e.g. CEng/EUR ING/PE

  • API 580 Risk Based Inspection, API571 Corrosion and Materials

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristic
  • Minimum 10 years of specific experience related to corrosion engineering
  • Expert knowledge of standards, risk assessments, process or production chemistry, and material properties associated with the integrity of plant and equipment
  • Must be familiar with QA/QC systems/procedures and NDT techniques
  • Experience and knowledge in facilitation of RBI strategy development/optimization and reviewing and approving risk-based equipment strategies and plans
  • Provide leadership, co-ordination or guidance to others
  • Good communicator, both written, verbal and technical to make complex terminology simple for the benefit of others
  • Good client or support contractor relationship skills at various levels of seniority or diverse cultures

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows.
  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place
  • Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.



  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

Closing Statement

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