SENIOR MATERIALS/CORROSION ENGINEER

Job Description
DEFINITION:
The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. (E2G) is a Northeast Ohio Engineering Consulting Company, internationally recognized in the refining and petrochemical industries as the leader on aging infrastructure (fixed equipment) service and support. E2G has pioneered the development of advanced Fitness-For-Service (FFS) and Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) technologies. E2G has an immediate need for a Senior Materials/Corrosion Engineer. This position is located at E2G Headquarters in Shaker Heights, Ohio or the Houston, Texas office and reports to the Materials/Corrosion Section Head. Remote home-office locations will also be considered.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Provide demonstrated knowledge and expertise in corrosion and damage mechanisms in the Refining & Chemical Process Industries

· Develop Operating Envelopes / Integrity Operating Windows (IOW) for process units

· Perform damage mechanisms reviews on RBI projects and participate as a materials expert on the RBI team; develop inspection plans using RBI

· Mobilize on short notice to perform onsite fire damage assessment, creating detailed plans for inspection and NDE, testing and replacement in accordance with API RP 579 Fitness-for-Service (FFS) methodology

· Perform piping systemization and circuitization at the P&ID level

· Serve as an instructor for the API 571 Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry course

· Supports FFS assessments of existing equipment using API RP 579 FFS

· Supports/Performs materials lab work relating to failure analysis or remaining life assessment

· Serve as liaison between customer and the FFS group in Cleveland to assist with the acquisition of field inspection data (i.e. shear wave data, thickness readings,) on FFS projects

· Supports plant turnarounds and failure analysis investigations at client’s facilities by providing on–site troubleshooting and technical support for shutdowns

· Develop and present training courses in area of expertise

· Assists with technology development related to international standards and publications; attends and participates at industry conferences and meetings

· Supports development of materials or corrosion standard work practices

· Mentor less experienced materials engineering personnel within E2G


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

· A BS Degree in Materials Engineering or related field

· A minimum of 15 years of applicable experience in a refinery or chemical plant

· Experience in the fields of materials selection, failure analysis, corrosion control, corrosion reviews and material operating envelopes, fixed equipment welding

· Ability to obtain a professional engineering license within three years

· Experience in the role of reliability, maintenance, inspection or fixed equipment engineer within a plant environment

· Legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis; possession of a valid state driver's license and insurable driving records; possession of an active U.S. Passport

· Ability to pass required client workplace drug and alcohol screening test.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Availability to travel up to 60% of time for both short and mid-term assignments including limited international travel

· Thorough knowledge of standard inspection and NDE processes and techniques

· Design, fabrication and repair of piping & process equipment

· Assessment & repair of damaged equipment

· Ability to make effective presentations

· Turnaround Worklist Review & Workscope Definition

· Excellent analysis and problem solving skills, coupled with a proven ability to multi-task

· Proven ability to develop project execution strategies and plans in order to deliver
projects on time, while maintaining focus on technical excellence

· Knowledgeable in the areas of ASME and NACE and API Codes and Standards related to the design, inspection, maintenance and evaluation of fixed equipment

· Interface with clients at all levels, (i.e. engineers, managers, operators)

The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. offers a flexible working environment and a team-based culture that promotes diversity and growth. As industry leaders in Fitness-for-Service and Risk-Based Inspection, and with a wealth of experienced personnel on-hand, E2G offers an unparalleled opportunity for industry exposure, technical growth and an unsurpassed level of mentoring. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by February 26, 2012 to Ms. Jody Hooper, jlhooper@equityeng.com . Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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The Equity Engineering Group

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