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Senior Welding Engineer

Job Requisition No.:  17947
Category:  Shipyard

Reporting structure

Reports To    QSA Manager
Direct Reports    Material Inspector, Welding Supervisors & Welders

Job Summary and Purpose

Reviews customer contract specifications, drawings and code requirements to determine the welding requirements for welding procedure and personnel qualifications in accordance with standard and project specific requirement. Develop, qualify and provide technical expertise with procedures and welding techniques to improve the welding activities. Provide welding engineering support to sections to fabricate equipment in accordance with applicable codes and project specification. Leads failure analyses and root cause analysis on welding related issues. 
Maintains rigorous adherence to safety standards across their whole team, consist of welding work of others to quickly determine if this work has been completed safely and to the necessary standards. Oversees multiple projects and needs to be able to stay organized, manage time well, and allocate resources efficiently, to ensure that their team functions cohesively and effectively.


Key Accountabilities:

1.    Review the tender documents, bridging with NKOM’s standard for welding and identify the welding procedure and welder qualification.
2.    Provide technical support of procurement activities, including provision of specifications and resolution of technical issues for welding related items.
3.    Selection of welding process and prepare the WPS matrix based on the project drawings, BOM and project specifications.
4.    Prepare and qualify the WPS and Welders/welding operators in accordance with project specification and applicable standards. Monitoring the welding procedure qualification test and welders/welding operator’s qualification test.
5.    Maintain WPS, PQR and welders register.
6.    Leads the problem solving to provide solutions in relation to Welding.
7.    Train the welding team and implement the best welding practices.
8.    Maintaining welder performance track record and weld acceptance track records within acceptable limit of NKOM’s and projects’ requirement.
9.    Select and estimate the quantity requirements of welding consumables for the projects.
10.    In this capacity, responsibility includes ensure completion of the project within the agreed timeframe and man-hours allocated. Also, accountable to ensure team members discharge these same responsibilities.


Accountabilities - 2

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4


Drive Vision
Interactive Communication
Customer Centricity
Solution Oriented
Empower & Nurture Talent
Collaboration & Teamwork
Achievement Oriented

Key Result Areas

1.    To ensure target production throughput rate or objectives are safely executed by team in line with Section Plan, KPI’s, N-KOM Values and IMS system, through implementing Quality Control measures.
2.    Adhere to health, safety, security and environmental policies, procedures, instructions and controls for the safety of self and others.

Interactions and Working Relations

Internal: All departments within NKOM
Purpose: To improve quality assurance

External: Client, Subcontractor, Class surveyor/TPI
Purpose:  To meet Client / Class expectation

Financial Authorities

As per TOFA

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

A Degree in engineering – ie. Welding / Material / Metallurgy) or its equivalent from a recognized university.

Professional Qualification:
CWE (Certified welding Engineer) or equivalent.

•  Minimum of 10 -15 years’ experience in offshore pipeline/ structure/ piping/ vessels dealing with Corrosion Resistance Alloys, sour services in Engineering, fabrication and installations.

Job Specific Competencies:
i. Behavioral
1)    Drive Vision
2)    Interactive Communication
3)    Customer Centricity
4)    Solution Oriented
5)    Empower & Nurture Talents
6)    Collaboration & Teamwork
7)    Achievement Oriented

ii. Technical
8)    Basics of non-destructive testing (MT, PT, UT & RFI), 
9)    Knowledge on materials properties, weldabilities and material certifications.
10)    Welding Inspection - Certification Scheme for Welding Inspection (CSWIP) or equivalent.
11)    Knowledge of new construction and repair of marine and offshore.
12)    Knowledge of welding technology. 
13)    Welding procedure specification (WPS).
14)    American Petroleum Institute (API) Q1 Awareness.
15)    Integrated Management System (IMS), Awareness.
16)    Knowledge of business processes, disciplines and standards.
17)    Knowledge of Quality Assurance and System Metrics.
18)    Problem Solving and Analytical Thinking. 
19)    Have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.
20)    Knowledge and experience of Supplier Quality Assurance.
21)    Knowledge in Management System Standard and product standards and codes.

Senior Welding Engineer

Department:  Quality Systems & Assurance
City:  Ras Laffan

Job Segment: QA, Quality Assurance, Inspector, Construction, QC, Quality, Technology, Engineering

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