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Houston
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POSITION PURPOSE STATEMENT:

 

Subsea7 are looking for a Corrosion and Coatings Engineer to join our Pipelines Team in Houston.  The successful candidate will be required to provide technical support to various Subsea Projects and ensure good engineering practice. 

 

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Plan, produce and review (as applicable) Subsea 7 specifications and related technical documents covering all coatings and corrosion mitigation aspects associated with construction and installation of subsea structures/ pipeline systems,
  • Review client generated specifications and related documents pertaining to materials, coating and corrosion mitigation systems and provide technical qualifications where required in support of project activities.
  • Review and approve contractor/subcontractor/ vendor procedures relating to coating and material use in a timely manner.
  • Provide specialist technical support to projects and other disciplines within Subsea 7 regarding coating selection and corrosion mitigation; support and generate technical solution of issues within the discipline
  • Sound working knowledge of recognised industry codes and standards) relevant to corrosion and materials discipline, (e.g. ISO 8501, DNVGL-RP-B401, ISO 15156, NORSOK, ISO 12736 etc.) and providing advice and guidance on interpretation and use where appropriate in accordance with Subsea 7 business management system.
  • Carry out Cathodic Protection designs to recognised codes, standards and in accordance with Subsea 7 business management system.
  • Evaluate supplier coating assessments to select the appropriate coating systems for the job and ensure it is suitable for fabrication and installation.
  • Provide support to the Principal and be able to communicate clearly to other disciplines.
  • Attend site when applicable to ensure that all Subsea 7 requirements are met and to ensure all activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Mentor junior engineers within the discipline
  • Actively engage in knowledge sharing, capture of Lessons Learned and application of Engineering Standards. Participate in risk assessments and mitigation processes

 

 

 

Qualifications and Education

 

 

  • Educated to degree level or above in corrosion control, materials science, polymer science or a related engineering subject or a minimum of 15 years relevant experience.

 

Skills 

           

  • Enthusiastic/willingness to learn and good team player
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the team and with relevant project teams
  • Produces work of presentable quality
  • Ability to interface with non-specialists within multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate integrity and respect for others.
  • Candidates should be dedicated and have the ability to motivate themselves and embrace new challenges.

 

 

Experience:

 

           

  • The candidate is required to have a minimum of 10 years relevant experience within the Engineering discipline. Some of which should be within oil & gas or related sectors.
  • Awareness of Subsea installation techniques
  • Experience and knowledge in application of corrosion protection and cathodic protection methods.
  • A full understanding of corrosion processes in offshore environment and pipeline systems
  • It is essential the candidate has a broad knowledge of anti-corrosion coating and wet insulation selection

Specific Job-Related Requirements

 

 

Travel Requirements:

           

  • Based in the Houston Office. Must be willing to travel to other sites and vessels as required on occasion
  • Must be physically fit for required position subject to reasonable adjustments
  • Travel to sites and vessels as applicable