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Kent Recruitment

Senior Metallurgy & Corrosion Engineer

Woking, United Kingdom
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About the job:

Joining our Engineering business as a Senior Metallurgy & Corrosion Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting and exciting projects. As part of our highly experienced Engineering team, you will provide value-adding, specialist engineering support to our clients. This role will be based in Woking.

Skills & Responsibilities:

· Contribute to projects across Engineering and Consultancy Services markets (Oil and Gas, Hydrogen and Low Carbon), with responsibilities including:

· Supports the discipline supervisor for the selection of materials, corrosion assessment and development of deliverables.

· Providing corrosion and materials support for all the project and lifecycle stages from Concept, Pre-FEED, FEED, Detail Design, Construction and Operational.

· Experience in materials selection and corrosion for the operational assets.

· Design and review of coating and painting systems onshore pipelines, onshore oil and gas buried metallic structures.

· Knowledge of cathodic protection will be added advantage.

· Reviews, and checks the materials activities including Philosophies, Specifications for coatings, protection, insulation etc, Material Selection, Calculations, Drawings, Datasheets, preparation of Technical Requisitions & Bid Evaluations. Identifies and resolves discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries with projects / client.

· Identifying and resolving discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries and/or identifying trends and changes within the framework of management of change.

· Experience of CRAS and RBI will be added advantage.

· Writing of Materials Selection Philosophies, Reports and preparing Materials Selection Diagrams

· Writing of Materials Specification (Coating and Painting, Insulations and Sour materials)

· Work experience of the corrosion models (ECE 5.8, Predict etc)

· Work experience of CCS and Hydrogen projects will be added advantage.

· Contributing towards bids and proposals.

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

· Engineering degree (honours or equivalent) in metallurgical and materials

· Work experience with major oil and gas companies in Pre-FEED, FEED and EPC/EPCm


· Excellent oral and written communication and skills.

Behaviour/ Core Competencies:

· Knowledge of CO2, H2S corrosion, CO2 Dense Phase, H2, MIC and Chlorides degradation mechanisms is required. Ammonia and Biofuel corrosion is considered advantageous.

· Knowledge of Coating and Painting requirements and specification

· Self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable, and mature approach to work.


The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment and Quality rules of the Company; it’s clients and the governing authorities of the host country.

We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

We’re a disability-friendly employer and can make adjustments to support you to perform at your best during the recruitment process. Please contact us confidentially at [email protected] to find out how we can support you.

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