Corrosion Engineer


About this role: Corrosion Engineer


Brunel Oil and Gas Services WLL is organizing a campaign in Indonesia in Q4 2023 for a major client in Qatar. We will be conducting face-to-face interviews with the shortlisted candidates who are available in Indonesia.

Candidates who are in nearby countries (Singapore, China, Vietnam, Thailand) and are able to attend the campaign are welcome to apply. This is for a 3-year contract on a Direct-Hire Status and is renewable.

  • Provides technical expertise in corrosion engineering ensuring Company facilities are efficiently monitored and controlled to meet the Company’s production objectives in a cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest level of integrity, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Reports to Corrosion Lead or Corrosion Engineering Specialist
  • Provides professional engineering expertise for the inspection and testing of all coating and corrosion protection systems for onshore process plants, offshore platforms, storage and marine facilities, and pipeline systems.
  • Works within established safety umbrella, structures, procedures, engineering standards and methodologies in place by Company.
  • Act as the focal point for all corrosion concerning issues for the Asset(s) for which the Corrosion Engineer is assigned.
  • Participates in the inspection and testing of all coating and corrosion protection systems for onshore process plants, offshore platforms, storage and marine facilities, and pipeline systems, including the main pipelines from offshore.

  • Participates in testing of coatings and cathodic protection systems for equipment and piping, including review of preliminary interpretation carried out by assigned Inspectors. Provides day-to-day support to operation as necessary to troubleshoot and investigate corrosion related issues to avoid process upsets and VDT’s.
  • Provides historical performance of equipment in the current installations to retrofit reviews on material and design requirements of new projects and modifications including the design requirement and monitoring criteria for all the Corrosion Programs like Cathodic Protection, protective Coating& lining, Chemical Inhibition and Corrosion Monitoring Systems and submits recommendations to supervisor.
  • Monitors cathodic protection systems of tanks, pipes and pipelines and marine structures as applicable and arranges remedial corrective action where required. Also approves the designs of new cathodic protection systems, whether done in-house or for larger projects to be installed by a contractor. Conducts corrosion monitoring and prevention activities and corrosion investigation. Includes monitoring Integrity Operating Windows affecting corrosion and equipment life and advising Operational suitability.
  • Develops painting/coating requirements for pipelines, structures, equipment and tanks and gives recommendations to supervisor about selection of systems and procedures for proper quality control. Inspects paint condition and works with inspectors to conduct quality control checks for painting jobs.
  • Conducts measurement of Electrical Resistant (ER) probes and corrosion coupons and maintains detailed records to establish trends and thereby corrective action to reduce corrosion, institute repairs and to recommend safe working life.
  • Plans surveys of the onshore facilities or offshore platforms and supervises contractors carrying out such surveys and maintains a database of results. Use database to help monitor the integrity of structures and initiate repairs where necessary.
  • Arranges failure investigation and analyses to identify cause(s) and discuss recommendations with the supervisors before recommending corrective action. Writes reports for failures after thorough analysis and provides recommendations to avoid recurrence.
  • Prepares turnaround work lists based on on-stream and previous equipment corrosion history records and the frequency of inspection established. Determines critical equipment and pipelines and defines type and frequency of corrosion tests required.
  • Review coating GVI report submitted by Coating Surveyors, evaluate and endorse risk and priorities for further evaluation by Inspection Engineer and maintenance coating repair. Perform risk screening for maintenance coating repair for respective assets as per procedure.
  • Lead the shutdown corrosion inspection planning & execution of corrosion inspection jobs during the shutdown, defend them in RBI and participate during SD execution of the Assets, being assigned as Focal point.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, (Chemical, Metallurgical, Material)
  • 4 years' experience in material selection, corrosion control and monitoring in an Oil and Gas related plant.
  • Knowledge in chemical inhibition, corrosion monitoring, material selection, degradation mechanisms and failure analysis for sour service and utilities facilities.
  • Proficient written and spoken English.
  • Computer literate.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to communicate.
  • Work requires analytical, interpretative, and constructive thinking.


  • Salary:
    • Monthly Rate in QAR Plus Standard Allowance and Benefits
  • Work Schedule:
    • 8 Hours / 5 Days
  • Duration:
    • 3 Years / Renewable – Direct Hire
  • Location:
    • Doha/Ras Laffan

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