Marine and Subsea Materials and Welding Engineer

Job Title: Marine and Subsea Materials and Welding Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Twickenham, England
Salary: £475 per day
Start Date: 2019-12-19
Reference: BH-121160
Contact Name: Greg Auburn
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2019 15:29

Job Description

Role: Welding & Materials Engineer

Location: Contractor Offices, Kingston 

Client: Operator

Duration: 1 year + 

Rate: £475/day Ltd Co 

Schedule: Monday - Friday 

Requirements: EU/UK Passport Holder 



  • ACE and CGL projects Marine and Subsea M&W focal point for technical verification and oversight of Contractor during procurement of sub-sea materials in support of delivery of a safe, competitive and cost-effective sub-sea system.
  • Review Contractor and supplier materials, welding and NDE documentation and verification that industry standards, regulatory requirements, and the appropriate BP and Project standards are met.
  • Perform site visits and audits as required to assure materials qualification, production and tests conform to requirements.
  • Provide guidance and direction to CONTRACTOR on specific technical issues related to subsea materials specifications, qualification and testing.  
  • Provide technical support to project and construction team to resolve material, welding and fabrication issues in timely manner.


  • Provide technical leadership and direction to contractor’s personnel  in alignment with project’s engineering and delivery objectives as set out in the Project Execution Plans.
  • With strong technical capability and able to resolve site technical queries and concession queries with minimal oversight from AGT MCW team lead.
  • Timely progression of welding/metallurgy site queries by working with the BP engineering team and in-country construction team.
  • Performance manage Contractors and engage/intervene when necessary to facilitate recovery plans.
  • Maintains alignment of BP and Project goals through regular contact with Project Engineering Leads, Technical Authorities and Engineering Managers.
  • Responsible for writing ETP deviations in a timely manner and discuss with GPO TA to ensure risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Clearly report/communicate concerns and technical issues to the AGT MCW team lead.
  • Maintains alignment of BP and Project goals through regular contact with AGT MCW team lead, ACE topside team lead, Technical Authorities and ACE Topside Engineering Manager.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials and/or Welding Engineering or the equivalent.
  • Strong ability to manage and priorities own workload and manage own time.
  • Experience on subsea pipeline weld procedure qualification.
  • Familiar with and expertise in applying international material, welding and fabrication codes, e.g. ASME B31.3, ASME IX, API 1104, API 5L, API 6ACRA, EEMUA 158, PD 5500.
  • Good knowledge and experience in materials and welding engineering and knowledge of NDE techniques used in manufacture and at fabrication sites
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills, and demonstrate ability to influence based on technical understanding and justification
  • A strong personal commitment to HSSE and a commitment to continuous improvement in HSSE performance.
  • Discipline expertise in welding, NDE and fabrication with good track record of multi discipline/ delivery line integration.
  • Ability to engage and work with projects personnel, stakeholders, contractors and suppliers
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the project team, Contractors and GPO leadership.
  • Experienced in contractor oversight and project delivery.
  • Setting technical direction and endorsing/agreeing contractor technical proposals

  • Chartership or Professional Engineering Status.
  • International Welding Engineer (IWE/EWE) or substantial site welding /fabrication experience.
  • Experience working in international teams.
  • Experience on working in pipelay welding.
  • Experience on procurement and qualification of low temperature steel.
  • Planning, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Track record of delivery and able to demonstrate effective project technical management and leadership skills.
  • Pragmatic decision maker, willing to challenge and ensure engineering value is delivered.
  • Knowledge of corrosion and cracking in a marine environment.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of BP Materials, Corrosion and Welding ETP, engineering criteria and technical practices.