• Title
    Principal Material Selection & Corrosion Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Piping
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking for a Principal Material Selection & Corrosion Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services for Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

    • Provide expert input in material and corrosion technology to Company engineering studies
    • Prepare and issue engineering corrosion philosophy and corrosion management plans
    • Advise equipment, valves, and piping material selection based on internal and external corrosion
    • Prepare material selection reports and perform corrosion rate calculations
    • Prepare material specifications for pipes, piping components, valves, and mechanical equipment
    • Provide input to, review and approve material selection diagrams
    • Review material selection diagrams of vendors, licensors and third - parties
    • Prepare painting specifications, coating specifications and insulation specifications
    • Ensure that all produced deliverables are complied with QA / QC and ISO System requirements of the Company
    • Carry out, review, approve and / or supervise study and design work using Company and Client design methods, standards and data, to a high quality and in accordance with Project requirements
    • Ensure that Company and Client’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Management Procedures are complied with
    • Actively support business development through participation in professional conferences, direct business development activities and client relationship building
    • Travel to site, if required

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum Bachelor degree in Metallurgical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with qualification in corrosion engineering
    • Minimum 15 years of experience in diverse roles in design, consulting and / or EPCM project environment
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in material and corrosion engineering in Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals industries
    • Excellent knowledge of NACE and ASME engineering standards relevant to Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals industries
    • Excellent communication, mentoring, coaching and collaboration skills
    • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point 


    • Prepare cathodic system specifications
    • CP Engineer Level 3 Certification
    • Working experience in the Middle East
    • Familiar with Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws

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