ï¶ He shall have demonstrated capability in preparation of WPS, selection of welding consumables; ability to undertake weldment failure analysis; welding related problems diagnosis and solutions; qualification of welding procedures. Welding Inspection Personnel qualifications such as CSWIP/AWS shall not substitute as an acceptable qualifications.
ï¶ Demonstrated sound technical knowledge and extensive experience in welding processes (SMAW, SAW, GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW etc.), materials, welding and fabrication methods in onshore oil and gas industry.
ï¶ Expert knowledge in welding of high strength pipeline steels and improved corrosion resistant alloys (CRA) used in oil and gas industry is must.
ï¶ Sound technical knowledge of corrosion / fracture / fatigue / creep / embrittlement behaviour of welded joints and materials used in oil and gas industry
ïƒ˜ Shall be a Post Graduate qualification in Welding Engineering or registered as European Federation Welding Engineer.
ïƒ˜ Shall have a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in the construction of on shore Oil & Gas or Petro chemical industries facilities ( pressure vessels, tanks, mechanical fabrication , pipelines, piping etc) including live installations. Out of 6 years experience, 2 years of experience should have gained in the Middle East preferably in PDO environment.
ïƒ˜ Shall be fully familiar with international codes & standards(ANSI/ASME, ASTM, API, BS, EN, MSS, ISO etc.) used in Oil and Gas industries & knowledge on PDO standards & Shell specifications shall be preferred.