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Welding Specialist - Tanzania

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Welding Specialist - Tanzania

On behalf of a major Oil & Gas operator, WRS are looking for a Welding Specialist to work in Tanzania on a contract, rotational basis. This will be a 12 month renewable contract, rotating 8/2 into Dar Es Salaam, paying a day rate in USD.

This role will be supporting the the construction of an onshore crude oil pipeline. The role will be responsible for the overall coordination of Welding activities and the performance of the day-to-day welding process activities of the main works contractors. It will develop and implement a WQMS (Welding Qualification Management Strategy) based on welding/NDE compliance strategies and the approved welding/NDE processes of the main Construction Contractors

Job Duties:
  • Develop a WQMS (Welding Qualification Management System) based on the project welding strategies.
  • Responsible for monitoring the tracking of all materials used for pipeline construction including joint numbers, joint lengths, heat numbers/mill certificates for, pipe stock, fittings, consumables etc.)
  • Assist Welding Engineers to coordinate failure and root cause analysis on welding-related issues.
  • Participate in weld process initiatives focusing on weld quality and optimizing production throughput.
  • Review of the Welding processes of Vendor and Construction Contractor documentation packages.
  • Perform Technical audits of the Contractors and Vendor systems for all welding processes.
  • Direct & coordinate field technical personnel in the performance of weld integrity inspection requirements.
Candidate Requirements
  • BS Degree in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, Metallurgy, Materials Science or related degree/diploma program approved by the Company.
  • Qualified European or International Welding Engineer.
  • Qualified COFREND or equivalent level 2 UT, RT is a plus.
  • AUT training certified, Phased Array is a plus.
  • Minimum 10+ years proven experience in Pipelines Welding engineering and design as well as shop and field piping and structural welding engineering activities in the Oil & Gas sectors.
  • 8 years’ proven work experience as a senior welding specialist and/or welding engineer in oil & gas sector.
  • Previous experience working for an OIl & Gas operator
Is you are interested, please apply.