ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: A Post Graduate Qualification in Welding Engineering or degree in mechanical / metallurgical engineer with certified IWE / EWE.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated sound technical knowledge and extensive experience in welding processes (SMAW, SAW, GTAW, GMAW and FCAW etc.), materials, welding and fabrication methods in onshore oil and gas industry.
EXPERIENCE: Expert knowledge in welding of high strength pipeline steels and improved corrosion resistant alloys (CRA) used in oil and gas industry is must. Sound technical knowledge of corrosion / fracture / fatigue / creep / embrittlement behaviour of welded joints and materials used in oil and gas industry.
Demonstrated capability in preparation of WPS, selection of welding consumables, ability to undertake weldment failure analysis, welding related problems diagnosis and solutions, qualifications of welding procedures. Welding Inspection Personnel qualifications such as CSWIP/AWS shall not substitute as an acceptable qualification for welding engineer in lieu of the requirements given above.
At least 6 years relevant experience in the construction of onshore oil and gas or petrochemical industries facilities (Pressure vessels, tanks, mechanical fabrication, pipelines, piping etc.) including live installations. Out of 6 years experience, 2 years of experience should have gained in the middle east preferably in PDO Environment.
Experience of working to and fully conversant with international codes (ANSI / ASME, ASTM, API, BS, EN, MSS, ISO etc) used in oil and gas industry, ERD's, SP's, STD's, (PDO Documents) including Shell DEP's.