Senior Materials and Corrosion Engineer

Job Description

We are currently looking for Senior Materials & Corrosion Engineer to be based in Abu Dhabi.

Main Purpose of Role

  • Technical – carry out assigned asset integrity consultancy work, such as researching problems, engineering calculations, preparation of reports etc., with minimal supervision. Provide technical support to graduate engineer as required
  • Project management – manage small projects as directed and in accordance with all relevant company procedures
  • Business development – support commercial and sales in meeting with clients and identify technical scope of work and support win jobs, hence willingness to travel within the region and globally (expected 25% of time) away from office base.


  • Executing materials and corrosion analysis/studies under the supervision of the Asset Integrity Manger and governance of the Chief Discipline Engineer (CDE)
  • Project Management of small projects
  • Executing plant / pressurised static assets integrity (FFS / RBI) assessments under the supervision of the Project Manager and governance of the Chief Discipline Engineer (CDE)
  • Providing guidance to a team of young engineers on assets corrosion analysis, FFS and RBI.
  • Should be able to produce detailed calculations as and when required
  • Producing high quality deliverables as part of the project
  • Be competent to check and QAQC calculations and reports produced by other engineers related to corrosion analysis, materials selection and FFS / RBI
  • Interact with Quality Assurance for quality issues; strictly ensure compliance with Company’s Quality procedures
  • Interface and provide clarification, guidance and technical support to the client on on-going projects
  • Interface and identify scope of work while discussing clients integrity related problems and how Penspen can help their needs (business development role)
  • Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Management System must be implemented within the area of operation as per the company approved procedures and ISO Standards

Knowledge / Experience (Skills)

  • Knowledge of materials behaviours and corrosion analysis
  • Experience in materials selection for Oil and Gas assets
  • Use of industry recognized software for corrosion rate analysis
  • High level of experience in pipeline integrity assessments based on industry standards (DNVGL-RP-F101, ASME B31G, ISO 12747)
  • Familiar with reviewing inspection data (DCVG, CIP’s ILI)
  • Track record of conducting pipeline FFS and life extension studies
  • Familiar with typical engineering deliverables of materials and corrosion for greenfield development studies (conceptual, FEED, detailed engineering)
  • Knowledge of CP systems performance analysis and design
  • Knowledge of FFS relevant codes and standards (API 579, ASME B31G etc.)
  • High level of computer literacy with MS Office (specifically Word & Excel) and experience of other specific analysis software packages (MathCAD, Abaqus, Caesar, Autopipe etc.). Experience with MSProject/Primavera or similar is an advantage
  • Good communication skills in English, verbal and written.


  • Minimum 10 years of asset integrity engineering and management experience in the Oil and Gas
  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Materials Science or similar. Master’s degree is an advantage
  • NACE accreditation is required
  • Professional membership with an engineering institute (NACE or MICorr)