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Corrosion Engineer

Corrosion Engineer

  • Location United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 138326BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Materials, Corrosion & Inspection Engineer is accountable for providing corrosion and materials engineering expertise and judgement in the service of the Region sub-functional teams in support of engineering risk and the delivery of safe, compliant and efficient operations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide corrosion and materials engineering expertise to other squads across P&O (Operations, Maintenance & Reliability, Projects Ops, Turnarounds and Subsea) to manage corrosion and erosion threats on equipment for which they are the Equipment Class Owner.

  • Ensure pragmatic solutions are identified and implemented to manage risk, production efficiency, defect elimination and standardisation, to deliver safe, reliable and compliant operations.

  • Own and maintain the corrosion threat assessment for the Region ensuring that the identified threats reflect current operations and use this to define, implement and manage Regional Corrosion and Materials mitigation programs across IM and other teams.

  • Review and endorse corrosion-related metrics (e.g. corrosion control matrices and LOPC data) and intervene where appropriate.

  • Integrate with associated teams to ensure adequate equipment care, including production chemistry, pressure systems integrity, structural & civil engineering and pipeline engineering.

  • Provide corrosion and materials engineering support in F4S barrier evaluations and incident investigations.

  • Record relevant learning in shared learning systems, incorporate into local activities, specifications/ practices/ procedures and raise high priority lessons.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Corrosion or Material Engineering related discipline

  • 10 years’ experience working in the field of Corrosion or Materials Engineering

  • Some operator experience preferred

  • Technical expertise in several areas related to the discipline applied to Operations. These include materials selection, failure investigation, corrosion mechanisms, RBA/RBI (risk based threat assessment and risk based inspection), corrosion mitigation and monitoring, corrosion management, fabric maintenance, cathodic protection, welding, erosion and erosion management.

  • Proven ability in practical application of engineering standards and practices for corrosion and materials engineering.

  • People leadership and an ability to network and influence across organisational boundaries.

Why join us?


At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Diversity Statement:

At bp, we provide an excellent environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!
Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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