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Coatings, Painting And Corrosion Specialist At WTS Energy

Date Posted: 27/May/2014
Deadline: 27/Jul/2014

About WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. Our clients are based globally and offer a wide range of vacancies in oil, gas and energy. WTS Energy places suitable engineers and consultants in any phase of Oil and Gas projects and in all skills relating to: Geoscience, Drilling Management and Well Services, Facilities, (FEED) Engineering, Construction, Pipeline, Subsea, Commissioning and Start Up and Operations and Maintenance. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

Job description Coatings, Painting and Corrosion Specialist

The Coatings, Painting and Corrosion Specialist will be acting as technical referee within UFR Engineering and Inspection teams and assisting Systems Lead Engineers and fabrication inspectors for all technical matters related to UFR Coating, Painting and Corrosion activities (5LPP and PU insulation of pipes, 3LPP coating of pipes, field joints, painting of structures, cathodic protection, and polymer based equipment) performed by UFR and Umbilical
Contractors. He will be in charge of:

  • Reviewing all relevant Engineering / Qualification / Manufacturing / Fabrication / Testing documents throughout all project phases. This includes typically material selection, specifications, application procedures, qualifications, inspection and testing plans (ITP) and procedures, technical reports, etc ...
  • Assisting in analysis of UFR Contractor technical queries and preparation of comments and proposed answers to these queries
  • Assisting in resolution of interface issues as necessary
  • Ensuring that Engineering / Qualification / Manufacturing / Fabrication / Testing activities are performed in line with Contract requirement and Project Specifications,
  • Ensuring that Engineering / Qualification / Manufacturing / Fabrication / Testing activities are performed in line with TOTAL general specifications and issue proper derogations, if required
  • Establishing / updating technical specifications as necessary
  • Conducting inspection of Vendors / subcontractors facilities and yards as necessary in particular at qualification stage to ensure adherence to qualified process and prevent deviations. This involves specific missions on site as need be.
  • Providing technical assistance and relevant quality controls during pre-fabrication and site construction
  • Working in cooperation and getting assistance from TOTAL HQ Specialists (DEV/TEC), or third parties, if required, for specific topics
  • Reporting to the Head of Engineering / Construction Manager on a regular basis, and to Project’s Management upon request
  • Proposing technical solutions / way forward in case of unexpected difficulties during the project development.
  • Developing and preparing as need be technical reports
  • Getting feedback from other deepwater projects on coatings, painting, cathodic protection aspects

Requirements Coatings, Painting and Corrosion Specialist

  • Graduate degree in a relevant engineering discipline MANDATORY (copy of diploma to be provided) with MSc or equivalent, with specialization in polymer products, painting, corrosion protection. Pending experience candidates with BSc may be also given consideration
  • 10 years experience in pipeline coatings (incl. insulation coating), painting and cathodic protection aspects in offshore / deepwater subsea projects (pending profile, candidates with less experience and previous exposure to EPCI projects will be also given due considerations). Relevant experience will include development of detail design specifications, performance and / or validation of detailed engineering, qualification and testing programs, fabrication and installation activities.
  • Qualified ACQPA – FROSIO level 3, NACE Peer Review, or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of international design codes / standards and TOTAL general specifications
  • Good sense of organization, ability to identify critical aspects, to propose way forwards, to summarize and present complex technical issues
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing

Terms & Conditions Coatings, Painting and Corrosion Specialist

  • For this position preference will be given to Nigerian nationals. In case expatriate candidates are selected, it is a prerequisite he/she is tasked to mentor and train a Nigerian understudy
  • Based in Lagos


Company Profile

An exploration and production company



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