Corrosion Engineer

Location: Houston, Texas Salary: US$35 - US$38 per hour
Sector: Engineering, Upstream Type: contract

My client, one of the largest refinery companies is currently looking for a Corrosion Engineer to join their team located in Houston, Texas. This is a 5 month contract position with a strong possibility of extension.

This Corrosion Engineer will interact with other technical networks and peers to resolve problems and improve plant reliability and performance.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Review welding process selection, procedure qualifications, technician qualifications, codes and standards, filler metal selection, weld joint details and symbology, welding joint design, proper grounding techniques.
  • Assess damage mechanisms in furnaces, boilers, heaters, flares, burners, refractory, insulation, high temperature materials, tanks, vessels and piping.
  • Serves as an expert on common refinery damage mechanisms like Sulfidation, High Temperature Hydrogen Attack, Creep Rupture, Ammonium Bisulfide corrosion, etc.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert with Risk Based Inspection program, supporting RBI specialists in identifying and implementing improvements within the RBI program/database.
  • Works closely with the Unit Inspectors on the selection and placement of Corrosion Monitoring Locations (CML's).
  • Serves as subject matter expert on basic material hierarchy and selection, coating selection, surface preparation, and AWS and NACE guidelines.
  • Recommend NDE technologies and applicability / limitations and perform basic NDE interpretation.


  • An engineering degree is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a refinery.
  • Good working knowledge of damage mechanisms leading to equipment failure.
  • Good knowledge of stationary equipment fabrication standards (ASME), inspection codes (API, NBIC), and welding codes and certifications (AWS, CWI).
  • Local candidates to Houston, TX are strongly preferred

If you have the relevant experience for the position apply with your most recent resume and I will contact you by phone.

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