Feb 01, 2018

Senior Corrosion Engineer Job Careers - Dragon Oil

  • Dragon Oil
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Manufacturing and Maintenance Jobs Steel and Metal Works Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Corrosion Engineer

Company Name: Dragon Oil 

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  Implements the written Company Corrosion Management System (CMS) Programs; as well as the standards and procedures to support the IM (Integrity Management) Programs for all assets.

  • Acts as technical custodian and reviews works (standards, reports, procedures, etc.) related to the specialization, thereby assuring their quality and providing technical recommendations.
  • Champions risk assessments of the assets and facilities and sets inspection intervals.
  • Endorses facility condition based on field reports provided by Field Inspector.
  • Provides specialist service and technical expertise to develop and improve the facility condition as stipulated in the CMS.
  • Coordinates directly with Field Inspector to implement routine programs and receive reports.
  • Makes recommendations to the Integrity Manager and Field Operations Manager to ensure facility sustainability and longevity.
  • Tracks CMS KPI’s related to technical requirements.
  • Ensures that best practices and lessons learnt are captured and disseminated across the organization during review meetings.
  • Ensures that unavoidable deviations from standards and procedures do not adversely affect asset integrity.
  • Provides support to the HSE department to determine whether or not the incident is corrosion related.
  • Liaises with the Pipeline TA and Structural TA especially when activities pertaining to pipelines and structures are concerned.
  • Leads the review of the CMS, CCM and associated standards.

Provides Corrosion Engineering input to developments and projects in both mature and green field developments and leads relevant engineering studies carried out internally and externally in support of such developments and projects.

  • Provides input Material Selection Studies and due diligence to support Asset Integrity effort.
  • Supports all the EPIC and FEED projects executed by the Projects Department and Engineering Department in-house projects.
  • Prepares scope of work, evaluates bid proposal, prepares/reviews equipment datasheet, technical specification, and material requisition, and carries out technical bid evaluation, vendor document review and material handling study.
  • Conversant with best practices, standards, codes used in the industry including those of major Oil &Gas Operating Companies.
  • Conducts diligent appraisal, reviews and approval of critical document & drawing deliverables during Conceptual, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Engineering Design.

 Project Management.

  • Manages the program of Corrosion Management System implementation with corrosion coupon and chemical providers, including planning and monitoring IP work scope execution.
  • Supports the development of business plans, bids and contractor tendering exercises as may be required by the Company.
  • Plans/Develops Engineering and Management for internal projects.

Technology application: Identifies, assesses, and implements technology projects /JIP/ technology collaborations.

 Technical Talent Development

  • Highly competent and well versed on technology inventories to provide coaching and mentoring.
  • Leads in knowledge sharing via paper presentation, training, training module development and review etc.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Science Material Science and Engineering, Metallurgy or equivalent.
  • Professional Affiliation with NACE.
  • Professional Affiliation with recognized Material Science Institutes
  • At least ten years of relevant work experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Experience in Corrosion Engineering and Control.
  • Experience in Asset Integrity Management.
  • Cathodic Protection Design of Offshore Structures and onshore Storage Tanks.
  • Cathodic protection Design of subsea and above water pipelines.
  • Preparation of Coating Protection Specification.
  • Must be fully familiar with relevant international codes and standards

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