Metallurgy, Corrosion & Coating Engineer

  • Competitive
  • United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft are delighted to represent one of our client's based in Abu Dhabi in the UAE looking for their new Senior Metallurgy, Corrosion, and Coating Engineer. This role for a 12 month (renewable) contract.

This role is residential and offers a competitive day rate alongside living allowances. 

Please see more technical information regarding the role below:

During all phases of the Project.
  • The job holder assists and reports to the Engineering Manager. The job holder is entitled to comply with rules and requirements of Project.
  • The job holder brings support in Material and Corrosion Engineering.
  • The job holder may have to liaise, as requested, with Iraq affiliate Engineering Dpt.
  • The job holder shall observe strict confidentiality in the performance of his duties.
  • The job holder is also accountable for demonstrating individually an exemplary behaviour with regard to HSSE rules & requirements.


The service will include the following missions/Activities:
  • Supervision and coordination of Material and Corrosion Engineering of EPC Contractors,
  • Project and cost management in liaison with other disciplines,
  • Technical papers preparation to support management position for clarifications/ decisions with regulatory authorities of host countries, other entities or partners,
  • Deviation requests coordination to the project referential, in a timely manner and with due consideration to cost and schedule,
  • Participation during key project reviews, plot plan reviews, HAZOP reviews, constructability review and design/model review meetings,
  • Review of Material and Corrosion documents in accordance with industry standards, codes and the client's specifications such as MSD, etc.
  • Ensure the respect of the technical rules on construction discipline (correct usage of the client's General Specifications and international norms),
  • Ensure all interfaces to other disciplines are clearly defined and correctly engineered,
  • Support to possible technical queries and derogations to Project specifications (technical, costs, planning, interfaces, reporting),
  • Contribution to the evaluation of engineering, procurement, construction, installation and review/approval of deliverables from the design contractor (Engineering drawings, calculation notes, specifications, procedures...),
  • To comply with HSE requirements and to support and enforce the HSE Project objectives and directives,
  • To support and implement the Project HSE management system (plans, procedure and specifications).

Executing assigned scopes of work
  • Supporting and supervising task delegation to team
  • Providing discipline expertise to the business
  • Participating and preparing reports for project studies, and other Corrosion workshops when required
  • Providing sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline
  • Co-ordinating with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
  • Providing technical support to site/Affiliate as required
  • Producing and reviewing specifications, data sheets, schedules, study reports, and design calculations; ensuring that they conform to engineering quality, competence, and project management systems
  • Attend CTR meetings and communicate issues with Engineering Manager as required
  • Interact with team members in a positive and professional manner at all times.

  • In Material and Corrosion in oil & gas project/industry specially for onshore fields – 15 years minimum is required
  • In project at all life-cycle stages of project development (Basic and Detailed Engineering, Construction, etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Materials/Metallurgy, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering or related disciplines
  • Knowledge of corrosion degradation mechanisms and experience in corrosion monitoring and analysis.
  • Hands on experience on Corrosion rate calculation on software like Predict, ECE, etc
  • Proficient in English 

  • Corrosion engineering
  • Aqueous chemistry
  • Fluid to metal interactions
  • Corrosion mechanisms
  • Risk assessment
  • Root cause failure analysis
  • Corrosion modelling
  • Mentoring and guidance
  • Communication skills


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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