WTS Energy is the leading Consultant/Manpower Supply company to the international Oil, Gas and Energy industry. We supply Consultants to the Projects and Operations of our Clients. We also perform Outsourcing Services like Project Recruitment Campaigns and Workforce Management in Oil and Gas regions around the world.
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The BSW/A Principal Materials and Corrosion Engineer-FPSO will be responsible for the Materials and Corrosion Engineering deliverables of the Dry systems ensuring timely completion to the required quality standards.
The successful candidate will work in a multi-discipline team of engineers and be responsible for the materials, corrosion and inspection engineering related to the FPSO scope. He/She will prepare and review materials, corrosion and inspection deliverables for the project during tendering, execution and through to handover.
He/She will also supervise and coach young Materials and Corrosion engineers within the organization.
Scope of Delivery:
Materials and Corrosion covering all FPSO facilities from vendor selection to design, fabrication, testing, Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning.
Accountabilities The BSWA Principal Materials and Corrosion Engineer-FPSO accountabilities include:
Drive the implementation of Materials, Corrosion and Integrity (MCI) requirements in the design, fabrication, testing, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning of the BSWA project. Ensure the final products delivered meets the MCI requirements as well as the project scope of work and specifications.
Lead the MCI activities during tendering, detail design, fabrication, testing, installation, and support the commissioning in accordance with Company policies and standards.
Address MCI related technical queries and clarification questions from vendors, support the development of technical evaluation criteria and the technical evaluation of the bids.
Set up and manage appropriate systems required to assure integrity of the FPSO scope.
Ensure that all deliverables as defined in the Project Controls and Assurance Plan (PCAP) are completed successfully.
Drive the materials selection, development of corrosion management strategy and development of inspection plans and work packs for the project.
Drive the identification, maturation and deployment of value adding new MCI related technologies and innovations to optimise the FPSO scope. Support the testing and qualification of these new technologies.
Drive the in-country testing of materials.
Contribute to the development of fit for purpose quality plan and Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) including materials management procedure for the Project.
Drive the identification and lateral application of MCI related learnings from other projects.
Provide mentorship and coaching for less experienced staff.
Contribute to the management of change process to ensure technical integrity, efficiency, and safety of facilities.
Liaise with the broader materials and corrosion organisation within Shell both locally and globally to ensure up-to-date tools and strategies are applied in the management of materials and corrosion on the project.
Provide authentic and visible leadership in the areas of HSSE, diversity, interpersonal and technical skills development, and cost leadership.
Experience and Qualifications
The Principal Materials and Corrosion Engineer - FPSO shall have minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent (preferably Materials and Metallurgy) with at least 12 years of experience in upstream Exploration and Production (EP) projects with emphasis on Design and Execution in deepwater environment. At least 10 years experience directly related to materials and corrosion.
He/She shall meet the following requirements:
A COREN registered or registerable engineer
Technical Professional with good knowledge of FPSO design, fabrication, installation and commissioning and should have played a key role in the delivery of at least one major deepwater project involving FPSO design and installation.
Able to provide in-depth materials and corrosion expertise required for the design, fabrication, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning of subsea and pipeline systems.
Able to work within and interface with mixed teams of professionals located globally.
Have excellent communication and negotiating skills.
Previous experience in working with the Nigerian Welding Society will be an advantage.
Previous experience in testing of materials in-country will be an advantage.
Team player, self-motivated, with coaching skills, persistence, and with ability to think outside- the-box.
Visibly demonstrates personal and company HSE commitment.
Demonstrates capability to proactively implement plans and follow through with sustained execution, meeting project milestones.
Values and is open to listening to stakeholder perspectives, including experience managing multiple stakeholders and host government agencies.
Able to maintain composure under pressure while providing clear and decisive leadership
Able to deal with multiple, often conflicting, goals and priorities
Strong interpersonal skills - able to influence and develop relationships across disciplines and multiple cultures, be comfortable coaching and motivating others, and delivering through others.
Able to identify opportunities for optimising FPSO systems designs, reducing operating costs (e.g. reducing chemical injection rates) and proposing technically robust solutions to deliver value.
Familiar with project development challenges in Nigeria or in other regions with similar challenges
Appointed or Qualified for TA2 role in Materials and Corrosion Engineering.