Materials and Corrosion Engineer

Shell - Qatar - Ras Laffan

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Job ID 64374BR

The primary duty of the QSGTL Materials and Corrosion Engineer is to provide technical expertise in the areas of corrosion and materials, including Material and Corrosion Engineering TA3 function.


(1)   Work with the PEI personnel in integrating the Corrosion Control Document (CCD) recommendations into piping and equipment inspection strategies.
(2)   Assist the PEI personnel in assessing the potential damage mechanism and carry out peer review on the inspection recommendation.


(1)   Provide material selection and technical support to assist process engineers, project engineers, production specialists, and others in the MI Department on day-to-day and longer term activities related to metallurgy, welding, fabrication, and corrosion control.
(2)   Assist development of equipment inspection strategies following incidents or significant inspection findings.


(1)     Provides input on material and corrosion issues during the scope development stage including repair or alteration plans for pressure vessels.
(2)     Support T/A related activity such as scope definition, work scope challenges, deferral analysis, execution, and post T/A analysis.


(1)     Prepare and maintain unit Corrosion Control Document (CCD).
(2)     Using CCDs, establish and update lists of key PEI process variables and communicate to Ensure Safe Production (ESP) work process to include in unit ESP variable tables. This includes defining IOW and operational support to manage the IOW.
(3)     Assist development of training materials and methods for PEI and CCD knowledge transfer to operations, engineering, maintenance, and inspection personnel.


1. Provide proactive technical support on issues related to process corrosion control and metallurgy for MOC’s, process safety studies and new projects.

2. Provide Materials and Corrosion engineering input to Capital Projects development and minor projects.

3. Assist in performing root cause analysis, coordinate failure analysis activities, and recommend mitigation methods for corrosion and materials issues, including repair strategies and replacement decisions.

4. Provide technical input to chemical inhibitor programs, boiler feed water, and cooling water treatment programs, and other chemical treatment programs.

5. Provide materials and corrosion engineering input on specialized welding applications such as hot taps, low heat input applications, or when weld repair issues arise.

6. Provide proactive technical support on pressure equipment issues for process safety studies and incident investigations.

7. Site wide focal point for Oxygen Services requirements and Non-Metallic Engineering

This position requires a strong ability to handle multiple projects and activities simultaneously with varying scope and content. The environment offers the M&C Engineer to work both independently and as a member of multi-discipline teams. The successful applicant needs to be confident enough to make informed judgments in the full knowledge that these will be subject to challenge, and needs to have a strong pro-active and result-driven attitude.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is the largest foreign investor in Qatar and has invested US$ 21 billion in Qatar alone in the past six years. Joining Shell in Qatar will see you work on some of the world’s most innovative energy projects: Pearl GTL and Qatargas 4. Innovation is key at Shell, and your career will be propelled by Shell’s commitment to your career, which will accelerate your learning curve and broaden your scope. Moreover, our diverse pool of global experts will see you engage with colleagues worldwide. Qatar is the world’s largest LNG supplier, and Shell’s global leadership in LNG will help forge growth in the years to come.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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