Welding Engineer at Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited


Saipem is a global leader in the Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation Businesses, with a strong inclination towards oil & gas-related activities in remote areas. We excel in the provisioning of engineering, procurement, project management and construction services, with distinctive skills and capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore and onshore projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Welding Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

Job Summary

  • Deal in metallurgy and welding for onshore plants, offshore and floaters topside facilities and pipelines of Oil and Gas industry
  • Refinery processes, Urea and Ammonia plants related to the metallic materials and allied fabrication process, through all its aspects
  • Provide specialized assistance and technical support on welding activities during fabrication and construction phases
  • Coordinate failure analysis and welding trial test


  • Prepare and issue preliminary welding documents for project
  • Review client’s specifications and scopes of work, examine pipe metallurgy and prepare detailed welding procedures
  • Coordinate and schedule personnel and systems for qualification of welding procedures and welders
  • Ensure welding traceability information are recorded, maintained, and made available in the required format for welding activities
  • Prepare and issue welding documents (Welding Books, WPSs, WPQR, PTW report, Procedures, etc.)
  • Monitor Welding Quality through the analysis of the trends of project defect rates and Welders defect rates, proposing corrective and improvement processes
  • Support welding coordinator and / or project teams on all welding matters
  • Evaluate and estimate type and quantity of welding consumables
  • Maintain updated departmental project welding files and database
  • Review WPS / PQR and heat treatment procedure for piping / pipeline, tank, sphere and special (golden joint) construction welds issued by sub-contractor
  • Provide assistance to site activities and to the Welding Quality Control Supervisor / Inspectors


  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Mechanical / Metallurgy / Chemical Engineering is required
  • IIW membership, QMS LEAD Auditor, AWS (CW engineer), CWI
  • Minimum of about 5 to 7 years relevant experience in welding engineering and quality management
  • Knowledge of the principles of corrosion and corrosion control methodologies
  • Knowledge of main applicable Industry materials selection and corrosion control international standards and codes (such as NACE, API, ISO, NORSOK, DNVGL, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Standards, Regulation and Codes for Engineering Criticality Assessment (ECA) and Fitness for Service (FFS)
  • Knowledge of the Fatigue Analysis principles and testing methods
  • Knowledge of mechanical properties of metals and standard testing
  • Knowledge of the principles of metallurgy and materials science
  • Detailed knowledge of NDT Engineering (Specific knowledge of advanced technologies (PA-UT, TOFD, TFM/FMC, Digital RT, etc.)
  • Knowledge and interpretation of international codes, client’s specification and acceptance criteria

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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