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Principal Materials & Corrosion Engineer (Metallurgy Lead)

  • London, England, GB
  • May 18, 2023
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Energy Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Principal Materials / Corrosion Engineer to join their client's London project delivery team on a 12 month contract basis.

The role of Lead Engineer is a key Leadership role, being responsible for the day to day supervision and coordination of the Materials and Corrosion Engineering and Design team assigned to a project. Candidates shall have a proven track record of superior leadership skills in a complex multi-office environment and the ability to provide innovative solutions to clients.


  • Should be able to manage projects as Lead Engineer and be responsible for the proper and timely execution of projects ensuring the Discipline quality management system and any project specific contractual requirements are met
  • Provide leadership skills with ability to handle large teams in a multi-office environment.
  • Responsible for Materials and Corrosion activities and deliverables, such as:
  • Philosophies
  • Engineering Specifications
  • Materials Selection
  • Development of Reports/Studies
  • Corrosion Assessment Calculations
  • Corrosion Assessment
  • Material Selection Diagrams
  • Cathodic Protection Design
  • Material Requisitions
  • Vendor Data Review
  • Maintenance of the client specifications and standards
  • Liaising with counterparts in other offices
  • Awareness and review of emerging codes and technologies
  • Effective technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to the client and its customers
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision whilst maintaining the ability to deliver assigned projects on budget and on time
  • Ensures effective communications among other engineering disciplines, project management and Client teams
  • Defines the discipline scope of work and the required resources, Participates in daily meetings, project status meetings and is responsible for correct reporting of project status, progress, delays, change notices, performance measurement, lessons learned and close-out
  • Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, material quantities, quality and budget control
  • Ensures effective management of change
  • Participates in meetings with other members of the project team and Client representatives.
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects and demonstrating this by example
  • Is able to contribute in development and growth of people (e.g. coach junior engineers)
  • Is able to produce proposals for projects which involve man hour- and schedule estimates related to the discipline scope of work
  • Should be able to add value plus/optimization ideas
  • The successful candidate must be a driven professional with strong commercial & business acumen


  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Materials Engineering or Metallurgy (preferably Chartered Engineer)
  • Has proven experience in Materials and Corrosion engineering and design in the Oil & Gas, chemical/petrochemical markets
  • Good understanding of requirements of other departments and interfaces in engineering
  • A thorough knowledge of applicable international codes and standards and major Company/Operators standards
  • Has already been responsible for (large) teams
  • Experience with Project controls, Scheduling and progressing
  • Should have experience in FEED and Detail Engineering projects with exposure to field engineering activities
  • Ability to organize and set priorities
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively.Good communication skills with peers and customers
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