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London - Sutton

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Vacancy information

We are looking for a passionate Senior Materials and Corrosion Engineer to join our team at London (Sutton) Global Project Centre office on a contract basis. 

What will you be doing?

Within the Materials, Welding and Coatings department, you will be responsible for providing support to projects and other departments for all questions pertaining to metallic materials (carbon steel, stainless steels, nickel base alloys) and corrosion (materials selection, CO2 corrosion, H2S corrosion, SCC).

  • Produce the material specifications for pipes, forgings, and bends.
  • Reviews and clarifies offers received from pipes, bends, and forgings suppliers.
  • Responsible of the materials selection according to the corrosive environment and the project constraints.
  • Perform CO2 corrosion calculation.
  • Participate to meeting with Clients, Vendors and Suppliers, and interface with Client representatives as required for resolving any technical issues.
  • Support quality and SCM departments for supplier’s qualification.
  • Participate to the R & D activities on materials and corrosion.
  • Ensures effective communication is maintained with clients and other departments.


What experience would we like you to have?

Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.

  • Good understanding of metallurgical and mechanical properties of metallic materials.
  • Experienced in providing materials support to procurement of line pipe, induction bends, forgings, and in the review of subcontractor procedures and documentation.
  • Experienced in oil and gas corrosion mechanisms (CO2 corrosion, H2S corrosion)
  • Experienced in corrosion calculation, Material Selection, Compatibility & Feasibility Design Report.
  • Have good level of familiarity of recognized industry codes and standards relevant to materials and welding discipline. (API 5L, DNV OS-F101, NORSOK, ASTM, NACE).
  • Basic/good understanding of welding processes, welding qualifications, NDT procedures (UT, MPI, DPI, RT) used during welding of components and fabrication of subsea structures.
  • Communicates effectively and articulately at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Is risk focused and demonstrates good analytical skills when making decisions.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage interfaces with multi projects and functions in a multicultural environment.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Extensive experience in Oil and Gas.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials science or other degree in Engineering with focus on materials and corrosion.


Who are we?

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

Start your journey with us today.

An environment where you can thrive

We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.

What happens next?

If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page.  

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.

Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

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