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  • Posted: Apr 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Saipem S.p.A. (Società Anonima Italiana Perforazioni E Montaggi) is an Italian oil and gas industry contractor. It is a subsidiary of Italian energy company Eni, which owns approximately 43% of Saipem's shares. Saipem has contracted for designing and constructing several pipelines, including Blue Stream, Greenstream, Nord Stream and South Stream...
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    Welding Engineer

    Job Summary

    • Deal in metallurgy and welding for onshore plants, offshore and floaters topside facilities and pipelines of Oil and Gas industry
    • Refinery processes, Urea and Ammonia plants related to the metallic materials and allied fabrication process, through all its aspects
    • Provide specialized assistance and technical support on welding activities during fabrication and construction phases
    • Coordinate failure analysis and welding trial test


    • Prepare and issue preliminary welding documents for project
    • Review client's specifications and scopes of work, examine pipe metallurgy and prepare detailed welding procedures
    • Coordinate and schedule personnel and systems for qualification of welding procedures and welders
    • Ensure welding traceability information are recorded, maintained, and made available in the required format for welding activities
    • Prepare and issue welding documents (Welding Books, WPSs, WPQR, PTW report, Procedures, etc.)
    • Monitor Welding Quality through the analysis of the trends of project defect rates and Welders defect rates, proposing corrective and improvement processes
    • Support welding coordinator and / or project teams on all welding matters
    • Evaluate and estimate type and quantity of welding consumables
    • Maintain updated departmental project welding files and database
    • Review WPS / PQR and heat treatment procedure for piping / pipeline, tank, sphere and special (golden joint) construction welds issued by sub-contractor
    • Provide assistance to site activities and to the Welding Quality Control Supervisor / Inspectors


    • A Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Mechanical / Metallurgy / Chemical Engineering is required
    • IIW membership, QMS LEAD Auditor, AWS (CW engineer), CWI
    • Minimum of about 5 to 7 years relevant experience in welding engineering and quality management
    • Knowledge of the principles of corrosion and corrosion control methodologies
    • Knowledge of main applicable Industry materials selection and corrosion control international standards and codes (such as NACE, API, ISO, NORSOK, DNVGL, etc.)
    • Knowledge of Standards, Regulation and Codes for Engineering Criticality Assessment (ECA) and Fitness for Service (FFS)
    • Knowledge of the Fatigue Analysis principles and testing methods
    • Knowledge of mechanical properties of metals and standard testing
    • Knowledge of the principles of metallurgy and materials science
    • Detailed knowledge of NDT Engineering (Specific knowledge of advanced technologies (PA-UT, TOFD, TFM/FMC, Digital RT, etc.)
    • Knowledge and interpretation of international codes, client's specification and acceptance criteria

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Saipem Contracting on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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