Material & Corrosion Engineer Brunel UAE

  • Full time
  • UAE
  • Posted 7 months ago
  • 8000-15000 AED / Month

Brunel is seeking applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the job position of Senior Material & Corrosion Engineer in UAE. Established in 1975, Brunel has built a foundation of serving people in the Oil & Gas, Mining, Renewable Energy and Life Sciences industries. The Company offers a variety of services and solutions focused on supporting the individual needs of their Clients, Contractors, and Employees. Brunel is a strong global brand featuring more than 12,000 Employees worldwide, all connected by a global service Infrastructure built to provide the clients with real time answers, operational excellence, and proactive support.

Role of Material & Corrosion Engineer

At Brunel UAE, the job role of a Material & Corrosion Engineer requires him/her to be responsible for materials and related corrosion engineering activities for the assigned Project/Enquiry.

Duties of Material & Corrosion Engineer

  • During Enquiry Phase, review material selection/corrosion risks assessment studies & other relevant documents including painting & coating requirements.
  • Verify the Correctness of material selection and corrosion control concepts as specified in the FEED documents.
  • Prepare man-hours estimates for the project scope. Develop the man-hours norms, if required.
  • Calculate and interpret corrosion rates for CO2, CO2-H2S containing Hydrocarbon process streams using software such as ECE, PREDICT.
  • Confirm the suitability of specified materials in a particular application.
  • Ensure that material description on the Process Data Sheets, Mechanical Data Sheets and piping classes on P&IDs is consistent with Materials Selection Diagrams/ Material Selection Report and other relevant project specifications.
  • Prepare scope document for specialized studies/subcontracts related to Materials & Corrosion Engineering works.
  • Participate in technical bid evaluation.

Your Duties

  • Update or develop Material & Corrosion reports such as Material Selection Report (MSR), Corrosion Risk Assessment Study (CRAS), Corrosion Control Manual (CCM), Risk Based Inspection (RBI) study and relevant specifications as per project scope. Also participate in Client’s review and approval process.
  • Develop Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs) and update until as-built stage.
  • Review and develop Technical Specifications as required.
  • Support other disciplines on material related issues such as Technical Deviations and Material Substitution requests during detailed design.
  • Develop (or update existing) Discipline Procedures / Guidelines, as and when required.
  • Participate in Inter-discipline design checks for all relevant documents originated from Materials & Corrosion Engineering group and other interfacing Engineering Disciplines in accordance with established Engineering procedures.
  • Review some key Documents of other Disciplines such as Process, Mechanical, Piping, Pipeline and Instruments in-line with project requirements. Provide necessary input related to materials and corrosion.
  • Provide Metallurgical/Corrosion related input to Vendor packages requisitions. Assist in Technical bid Evaluation and provide Post-award Technical support to Package Engineers.
  • Act as a Custodian of Engineering Procedures / Technical Feedback Register related to Materials & Corrosion group.
  • Provide Guidance and Training to the Junior Engineers, UAE National Engineers, Internship Trainees, as applicable.

Operations Engineer Petrofac Sharjah UAE


  • Basic knowledge of Metallurgy & Corrosion Engineering focusing on Materials selection / Corrosion control and Material Specification / Standards applicable for Oil & Gas FEED / EPC projects.
  • In-depth Knowledge of commonly used Materials (Metallic and Non-metallic) in Oil & Gas Industry along with relevant codes & standards, like ASTM, API, ASME, EFC, NACE, NORSOK.
  • In-depth working Knowledge of Corrosion rates prediction and Evaluation using Industry available Software’s such as ECE (Electronic Corrosion Engineer), Predict, NORSOK.
  • Basic Knowledge of identifying damage Mechanisms, and risk Assessment/matrix of Equipment from Safety and Reliability standpoint. Anptitude for participating in RBI studies when required by the Client.
  • Good knowledge of materials for use in sour service requirements. In-depth knowledge of NACE standards MR0175/ISO 15156, MR0103, TM 0177, TM 0284.
  • Sound Knowledge of Oil & Gas industry Materials & Corrosion problems, failure Investigations, risk assessment.
  • Understanding of Life-cycle cost, Reliability, Operability and Maintainability with a particular focus on Metallurgy, Materials & Corrosion Engineering.
  • Good Knowledge about material properties, heat treatments, Manufacturing processes, sourcing Limitations and Materials cost awareness.
  • Good Knowledge about Corrosion Monitoring requirements and corrosion control through chemicals such as corrosion inhibitors, biocide chemicals including their dosing rates.
  • Good Knowledge about the Dead-leg Identification within the Piping Facilities, Risk Assessment and appropriate Mitigations for the dead-legs and fitness for service of piping & equipment, failure investigations.
  • Basic Knowledge about Pipelines Integrity requirements such as Pigging Frequencies, review of In-line-inspection data.
  • Good Knowledge about the external coatings on Metallic surfaces, internal lining for the vessels / tanks and external coating requirements for buried piping, sub-sea and Underground Pipelines including Cathodic Protection Requirements.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Chemical, Metallurgy & Corrosion / Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent from a reputed Institute.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Materials & Corrosion Engineering in in Oil and Gas industry.
  • Experience of working in Specialized Consultancy organization and/or EPC Contractors team is preferred.


  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.
  • Has excellent skill of report writing and possess Brilliant Communication skill.
  • Planning & Organizing skills.
  • Influencing skills.
  • Good leadership skills.

Engineer (Metallurgy and Corrosion) Petrofac Sharjah UAE

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