Search For Jobs Welding Engineer

  • Ref: CW-WELDINGENG_1549642349

  • Permanent

  • Greater London

  • £Negotiable

  • End: 3rd Sep 2019

First People Solutions are currently looking for an experienced Welding Engineer to join a large oil and gas firm based in Greater London.


The successful candidate will be supporting various bids and offshore Pipelay projects.

Candidates will:

  • Already be qualified as E/IWE.
  • Be flexible to travel to work on sites, onshore (yards) and offshore (pipelay vessels) when required.
  • Be required to provide technical expertise on all welding matters as required by company or on specific projects. The candidate must be familiar with welding processes used at Saipem: GMAW, GTAW, SAW, and FCAW…

On a project basis, the job role will be primarily involving the following tasks:

  • Prepare project welding procedures, qualification plans and advise on materials issues, issue technical queries, Deviation request or Bid Technical Qualifications
  • Prepare budget for engineering welding activities
  • Prepare/Verify type and quantity of welding consumables estimated by welding engineer
  • Prepare/ Verify the preliminary welding procedure specifications prepared by welding engineer
  • Plan the welding activities (WPQR, PTW, Welders Qualification Campaign) and then Coordinate the Welding Procedure qualification
  • Maintain constant contact with project team and Client
  • Issue mechanical test results for weld repair analysis
  • Liaise continuously with welding equipment/material suppliers regarding the latest developments in welding technologies
  • Program and implement procedure/welder certification activities
  • Prepare technical and Project close out reports.
  • Assist the technical activities of welding Research and Development projects

In addition, the candidate shall be able to:

  • Review client’s specifications and scopes of work, in compliance with the relevant specifications, codes and standards
  • Have knowledge of methods for offshore pipeline installation (Laybarge pipeline deployment methods, Pipelay initiation method s, Tie-in methods, Pipelay contingency operations)
  • Review subcontractors welding documents and technical qualification
  • Ensure that records are maintained for all welding activities to demonstrate achievement of client requirements.
  • Liaise with Certifying/Verification Authorities and inspection agencies on behalf of project
  • Monitor project and documentation progress to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Perform additional duties within own experience and capabilities as advised by the Head of Department or Welding Co-ordinator.

What’s in it for the candidate?

The candidate will be joining one of the largest engineering firms worldwide. That means that you’ll not run out of work anytime soon; they are winning new projects all the time and are growing at a fast rate. They’re able to offer an excellent company bonus scheme, life insurance, income protection, dentail insurance, 8% pension, flexible working, unpaid extended leave, job training, professional development and so much more.

If this is something that you may be interested in – apply for this advertisement. Calum Walker from First People Solutions will phone you to talk through the role in more detail.

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