Skills: Pipeline Engineering, Corrosion Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.
We are seeking a Corrosion Engineer to join the Northern Area Inspection & Corrosion Division (NAC&ID), under Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).
NATSD provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of varied disciplines to maximize profitability and meeting highest standards of safety and environment.
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably in materials, metallurgical or chemical (or other relevant discipline) with a focus on corrosion.
You must have the NACE Corrosion Technologist or NACE Internal Corrosion Technologist certification. Any other NACE Senior and Specialist-level certifications would be an asset.
You must have a minimum 10 years' experience in the oil and gas industry.
You should have a working knowledge of internal and external corrosion mechanisms common to upstream oil and gas industry and its corresponding corrosion management such as In-Line inspection and Scraping
You should have a working knowledge of corrosion mitigation techniques, including coating application, process control, chemical inhibition, CP and material selection.
You should be familiar with government regulations and industry codes and standards (NACE, API, ASME, etc.), specifically regarding Pipeline integrity.
Duties and Responsibilities
You are required to perform the following:
Develop, implement and maintain Corrosion Management Plans (CMP) for the pipelines as per Saudi Aramco standards, including design of scraping, chemical injection and corrosion monitoring programs.
Carry out failure investigation and fitness for service evaluations for the pipelines failures typically involving corrosion, erosion, vibration, impact, stress and welding/manufacturing/coating defect failure modes and provide recommendations to prevent failures and improve integrity of the pipelines.
Provide technical support for materials and coatings selection based on the international and Saudi Aramco standards.
Review design packages for the pipelines and provide comments relating to corrosion monitoring, corrosion mitigation plans including but not limited to material selection, installation of Corrosion Monitoring systems (CMS), Chemical treatments, Corrosion Risk Management etc.
Review third party ILI and Subsea inspection data and issue ILI and subsea reports providing the root causes, risk management and recommendations to improve the integrity of the pipelines.
Carryout Field evaluations for new corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors and biocides.
Keep abreast of technological development in the field of corrosion mitigation and control engineering in the oil/ production industry and recommends their adoption by company.