Specialist Material And Corrosion ADNOC Abu Dhabi


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Senior Specialist Material And Corrosion at ADNOC manages and provides expertise and engineering support on integrity and maintainability of corrosion and metallurgy systems, manage the development and consistent application of ADNOC standards, specifications, policies, guidelines and procedures for the corrosion and Metallurgy to meet the company’s objective. Job ID for this vacancy is 19978.

Purpose Of Specialist Material And Corrosion

  • Reviews the metallurgy of the equipment and piping of units during the project phases (Assess, Select, Define & Execute) and makes recommendations for upgrading.
  • Reviews the operating conditions to assess and monitor corrosive conditions and evaluates the material performance in corrosive streams.

Duties Of Specialist Material And Corrosion

Following are the duties and responsibilities for the said vacancy:-

Corrosion Research & Testing

  • Overseas all the material and corrosion testing, investigation and research studies, to support activities within the section, and for the refineries and makes necessary diagnosis, and provides conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Approval of any new technology in the field of materials and corrosion monitoring, and oversight of field trials.
  • Approval of qualification of chemicals used for corrosion mitigation, and oversight of field trials.

Corrosion Monitoring & Control

  • Defines and organizes corrosion monitoring.
  • Evaluates corrosion control measures for the equipment, storage tanks and pipelines.
  • Prepares necessary reports with suitable recommendations.

Cathodic Protection

  • Oversees the review of the performance of the existing cathodic protection systems design and the design of any new CP system.
  • Highlights problems and suggests improvements.


  • Approval of new Coating systems.
  • Review of Coating refurbishment plans.


  • Reviews as necessary projects specifications for corrosion monitoring, corrosion control, material and quality assurance aspects.
  • Writes or oversees the write up of new refinery specifications in the field of materials and corrosion.
  • Representative of refinery in the ADNOC committee responsible for writing / updating ADNOC specifications in the field of materials and corrosion.

Failure Analysis

  • Reviews failure investigation reports, laboratory reports, with focus on materials performance and the corrosion observations and analyses the same, validating them and proposing any necessary recommendations.

Corrosion Monitoring Tools

  • Reviews the existing corrosion monitoring tools and advise upgrading as required.
  • Proposes the implementation of new corrosion monitoring.
  • Oversees the trial of any new technologies.


  • Defines the SOW of metallographic characterization of materials, proposing appropriate techniques, oversees laboratory or field metallographic characterization of materials, evaluates microstructural condition and validates issued reports.

Corrosion Studies

  • Carries our thorough and detailed review of refineries units when required.
  • Define the corrosion loops and initiates detailed study to meet the requirements of Risk Based Inspections.


  •  Seats on the annual integrity review meeting and is given opportunity to review the annual integrity report, cascades the materials and corrosion related recommendations of the annual integrity report and overseas their respective implementation.

Minimum Requirements

The eligibility requirements for the role of Specialist Material And Corrosion are as under:

  • Bachelor Degree in in Metallurgical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with qualification in corrosion engineering.
  • 8/9 years’ experience in process and utilities of Petroleum Refineries.
  • Chemical Process plants, Petrochemical plants of which 5 years as specialist in Corrosion Engineering preferably at R&D centre.

Senior Corrosion Engineer ADNOC UAE

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