• Senior Integrity Engineer - Corrosion & Materials Norwich
  • Perenco in Norwich, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

This is an excellent opportunity to join Perenco UK as part of our dynamic Integrity team. The Senior Integrity Engineer has responsibility over corrosion, materials and welding technology in direct support of the execution of PUK’s Technical Integrity Management Strategy (TIMS) across it’s onshore and offshore asset.

This role has specific responsibility for corrosion modelling, monitoring and inhibition regimes in support of the corrosion assessments and management for onshore & offshore pipelines, wells, fixed equipment and structures. In addition, the Corrosion and Materials Senior Integrity Engineer is the main focal point for material selection, welding support and failure analysis. The role has the key goal of ensuring Perenco UK’s assets remain suitable for service until the projected end of field life dates.

This is a full-time office-based position, working Monday to Friday, with requirements to visit offshore as the business requires.

Key Responsibilities Include:

•... Responsible for the development, review and maintenance of PUK’s corrosion integrity maintenance and mitigation systems for onshore & offshore pipelines, wells, fixed equipment and structures and the associated control strategies. To include, but not limited to, corrosion management strategy, CP strategies, corrosion inhibition strategies, sampling requirements, corrosion monitoring, erosion assessments

• Responsible for maintaining pipeline corrosion models in accordance with Pipeline Integrity Management System

• Provide specialist corrosion, materials and welding engineering support to the Integrity Engineer’s review of inspection reports, written scheme of examination updates, repair order preparation, specification of fabric maintenance activities, emergent issues, etc

• Attend and provide advice to regular Integrity Team Repair Order review meetings for Pipelines, Pressure Systems & Structures

• Develop & maintain corrosion management tools within PUK’s electronic integrity database (TiM)

• Develop, maintain and publish a quarterly corrosion control report, including appropriate KPI’s, etc

• Regulatory – support regulator liaison, including compiling information, assessments and attending regulator meetings as required

• Provide advice to the continual development of risk-based inspection & maintenance strategies, including inspection cycle activities from scope agreement, safety reviews to data acquisition monitoring to assist Integrity & well Operations Engineers

• Manage and review the approval of external studies by specialist contractors, as required

• Manage costs by controlling spending and promoting a challenging cost culture to ensure we get value from suppliers and contractors

• Act as a technical reviewer in the Management of Change process providing technical assurance to modifications. Deliverables – safe completion of projects & modifications

• Provide specialist ad-hoc support in the fields of materials selection, welding, coatings etc to wider PUK teams including Projects, and on occasions wider Perenco business

• Manage the corrosion monitoring network, chemical sampling and KPI reporting and act as Perenco CP Lead

• Carry out failure investigation & defect assessment by way of metallurgical analysis for plant & equipment failures involving corrosion, vibration, impact, stress manufacturing and over-pressure failure modes, etc, where necessary

• and representative in the Bacton Interplant Forum of Cathodic Protection, attend scheduled meetings, and execute joint strategies where Perenco involvement is required; keep wider PUK informed

• Good knowledge of production chemistry to support ad-hoc enquiries, projects and process modifications, would be advantageous

Safety & Environmentally Critical Tasks

Recognition of Defects & Anomalies - General

Ability to identify integrity threats to allow appropriate inspection and management strategies to be implemented to manage any anticipated defects that could occur and also to enable immediate communication of significant findings.

Management of Change - Technical Reviewer

Review Management of Change (Moc) proposals via the eMOC system, address technical queries, ensure compliance with technical standards within the Process discipline and provide access to specialist engineering advice.

Corrosion & Materials Specialist

Ability to identify integrity threats to allow appropriate inspection and repair plans to be developed to manage any anticipated defects that could occur within all Integrity discipline.

Corrosion and Materials Senior Integrity Engineer also needs to demonstrate competence in other areas such as material selection for new-builds and repairs, coatings, weld engineering, process engineering, production chemistry and monitoring.

Key Requirements Include:

• The minimum requirement for this position is a recognised chemical, mechanical, corrosion or metallurgy degree and chartered status (or working toward). At least 6 years experience in Process / Petrochemicals Industry, with 3 years experience in onshore/offshore oil & gas. Ideally in a corrosion / materials management and mitigation environment. Relevant experience could include plant & equipment design, integrity and performance analysis and experience of managing corrosion control & mitigation systems.

• Good knowledge of production chemistry to support ad-hoc enquiries, projects and process modifications, would be advantageous.

• With an analytic eye for detail, you should have a pro-active, hands on and innovative approach to problem solving and good interpersonal, IT and communication skills.

• Whilst this role is office based there will be a requirement to travel offshore periodically.


At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

• Life Assurance

• Private Medical Insurance

• Flexible Benefit Allowance

• Excellent Pension Provision

• 25 Days Holiday

• Discretionary Bonus

• Profit ‘Units’ Sharing Scheme
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