Main Function Area
Engineering – Oil / Gas / Petrochemical
•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.
•Expert knowledgeable 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, brittle, creep, embitterment 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 failure analysis; welding related problems diagnostic and solutions; qualification of welding procedures and welders. 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 12 years relevant experience in the construction of onshore oil & Gas or Petrochemical industries facilities (pressure vessels, tanks, mechanical fabrication, pipelines, piping etc.) including live installations. Out of 12 years’ experience, 5 years of experience shall have gained in the Middle East.
•Experience of working to and fully conversant with international codes (ANSI/ASME, ASTM, API, BS, EN, MSS,ISO, DIN, NACE etc.) used in oil and gas industry, ERDs, SPs, STDs, including Shell DEPs. Review and approve vendor’s/ contractors proposed welding procedure specifications, construction welding procedure specifications and procedure qualification records.
•Guiding Corrosion and materials departments on the material selection with respect to welding.
•Advising and guiding Contractor’s in developing and qualifying welding procedure specifications.
•Developing Welding specifications to ensure integrity of equipment and facilities.
•Review and modification of existing welding specifications based on field experience and developments ta
BE/B.Tech in Welding Engineering