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Kent Recruitment

Senior Welding/Materials/Metallurgy Engineer Consultant

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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About the job:
Kent is looking for a Senior Welding/Materials/Metallurgy Engineer SME. This is a consultant opportunity and will support current Oil & Energy projects. This position is flexible on location.

You will act as Mechanical Lead within our Canada team and will be an integral part of a task force team in an ongoing sustainable project and assigned to new prospective projects.

Your responsibilities:
  • Liaise with and coordinate with the other engineering disciplines and procurement team.
  • Participate in all phases of project, including conceptual, FEED, detail design.
  • Provide construction and Commissioning support as required.
  • Perform job responsibilities under the direction of the Project Mechanical Lead and Project Engineer(s).
  • Work efficiently and maintain the required technical quality of work produced within the project schedule and budgeted man-hours.
  • Prepare Material design criteria of project scope.
  • Review of WPS, PQR, and Weld map using various codes and standards e.g. ASME Sec. IX, AWS D 1.1, 1.6, CSA W59 and W47 and maintains the checklist for each WPS.
  • Preparation of Material selection diagram (MSD) and Material selection report.
  • Understand and recommend corrosion mitigations measures, corrosion inhibitor testing, cathodic protection, painting/coating, etc.
  • Cathodic protection design support/Package.
  • Fabrication related NCR review / support /resolution for across project.
  • Review of NDE report/procedure.
  • Review of MTR, MTR issue/resolution/support.
  • Painting procedure review/resolution.
  • Review, support and resolve all material related issue for all project.
  • Interface with Client's representatives and maintain a good relationship throughout the project
  • Perform materials failure investigation & root cause analysis, and lead/coordinate expert review workshops.
  • Build and maintain a positive relationship with all project personnel, engineering team, and other stakeholders

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Metallurgy Engineering from an accredited University
  • Registered/or be able to register as a Professional Engineer in the province of Alberta preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Oil & Gas and Mining Industries
  • Field experience will be considered an asset
  • Proficient with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent report writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of materials behavior in different industrial applications; provide optimum solution based on life-cycle costing; carry out corrosion risk-assessment and develop corrosion management strategy; plant integrity management systems (PIMS)
  • Experience in preparation/review of Piping Material specifications & requisitions of piping components, technical bid evaluation of piping/equipment components with respect to metallurgy, vendor drawing review of piping components for metallurgy issues
  • Ensure adherence to client and/or company specifications, work instructions, quality processes, governing codes and standards, and good engineering practice
  • Be conversant and knowledgeable with the requirement of current legislation and standards e.g., CSA, API, ASME Codes and industry Standards, Federal, and Provincial Regulations
  • Must be methodical and systematic in his/her approach

Skills Requirement:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Proven multi-tasker with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to meet assignment schedule & deliver quality products under pressure
  • Self-motivated & goal-oriented
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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