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Kent Recruitment

Senior Corrosion and Materials Engineer

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Materials and logistics
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About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





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Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Joining our Engineering & Consulting business, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting and exciting projects. As part of our highly experienced Pipeline Engineering team, you will provide value-adding, specialist engineering support to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You contribute to projects across all three of the Engineering and Consultancy Services markets (Oil and Gas, Offshore Wind, and Low Carbon), with responsibilities including:Providing corrosion and materials expertise at all project and lifecycle stages, from Concept through FEED, Detailed Design, Construction, Operation, and Decommissioning.
  • Design and review of cathodic protection systems for jackets, sub-sea and onshore pipelines, onshore oil and gas buried metallic structures and concrete cathodic protection.
  • Coating and painting of offshore and onshore structures
  • Writing of material, cathodic protection specifications and cathodic protection design reports
  • Providing input for costing, procurement, and preparation of cathodic protection job detail for vendor
  • Representing company in client meetings
  • Liaising with vendors on behalf of clients.
  • Contributing towards bids and proposals.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Engineering degree (honours or equivalent) in metallurgical and materials, mechanical, or similar engineering discipline.
  • NACE CP Level 2/3 or equivalent.
  • Chartered status (or working towards) is considered advantageous.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of materials selection and corrosion mechanisms affecting offshore and onshore oil and gas pipelines, facilities, and structures.
  • Proven success in delivering studies and preparing clear, concise reports against time, cost, and quality objectives.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable, and mature approach to work.
  • The following competencies would also be advantageous:
    • Experience in materials and corrosion support to operating assets including support to late-life integrity / life extension projects.
    • Knowledge of CO2 corrosion, H2 degradation mechanisms and ammonia corrosion
    • Awareness of welding and associated corrosion/materials issues is considered advantageous

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.

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