Welding Engineer

February 12, 2024
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  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12833

WELDING ENGINEER required by our Client, an Oil and Gas Operator, to be assigned on a resident basis, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE

DURATION                       1 year contract, renewable 
SCHEDULE                        5 days per week (with work on weekends if deemed necessary)

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible on the design, fabrication, and construction of PLETS, In Line sleds, skids, manifold foundations and similar structures
  • Oversight of the Material, Welding and NDE activities during the Project Detailed Engineering phase and Construction Phase.
  • Performing quality surveillance inspections, examinations, witnessing tests, etc., in accordance with the Inspection and Test Plans
  • Liaise with dedicated Project Team specialists (such as material & welding, corrosion & coating, etc), or third parties, if required.
  • Oversee the Contractors engineering work proposals and plans particularly with respect to pipeline reeling (candidate has a significant background in pipeline reeling/SCR welding). Same oversight required for the PLET, ILS, and support structure’s fabrication and welding.
  • Physically oversee and monitor the execution of qualification of welding and material test programs as well as being present during the stalk welding in the Contractor spool base (as required), PLET/ ILS, foundation fabrication, and offshore during the installation works (as required).Ensure technical and quality protocols including ITP are followed

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum 15 years in welding / materials/ mechanical engineering on oil & gas projects.
  • Specialization: Material, Welding and NDE
  • Master of Science degree in Material/Welding Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in offshore pipeline construction
  • Experience in QC audits of construction vessels and construction yards related to Material, Welding and NDE
  • Fully familiar with Pipeline Codes i.e. API 1104 and DnVGL-ST-F101
  • Ability to work well in detail oriented, high-stress, fast paced environment with others in an international and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team and manage interfaces with good communication and presentation skill.
  • Ability to travel USA / Europe / Mozambique and willingness to support back-to-back during leave period
  • Fluency in the English language and capable to represent the project in a professional and organized manner.
  • Prefer current BOSIET and OGUK Medical certification prior to mobilizing offshore
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