SPS Material Welding & NDE Engineer

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameStevie Denoon

Job description


The service holder will be in charge of all the Material / Welding and NDE aspects of the SPS package ie covering activities from design, qualification, supply, manufacturing, and construction to pre-com. / commissioning for operation. It shall ensure overall consistency with good industry practices and respect for code / technical standards requirements.


As SPS Material / Welding and NDE Eng. of Suriname GPI subsea package, the service holder shall:

  • Adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior regarding H3SE, implement H3SE rules and requirements within his area of responsibility, and to comply with H3SE training requirements for the position.

  • Adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior regarding the Company Ethics and "Code of Conduct" policy and promote and enforce the Anti-Corruption Program in force.

  • Be informed of SPS-related Company Rules and Specifications (CR's/GS's), international norms, and standards, extracting all the applicable requirements for the Suriname package.

  • Identify, implement, and manage any study, or/and qualification program that would be requested for SPS engineering, construction, fabrication, testing, installation.

  • Coordinate the Materials, Welding & NDE studies related to design, risk analysis, QA/QC, etc.

  • Ensure a clear definition of the technical scope of work and interfaces between contracts, produce required CFT documentation, and review bidders' proposed execution plan and schedule.

  • Ensure that all engineering, fabrication, construction, testing, qualification pre-commissioning, and commissioning aspects are suitably addressed during the different engineering phases by timely reviewing (or having reviewed) and validating the relevant SPS documentation issued by Contractor(s) (technical documentation/queries/derogation requests).

  • Supervise and approve of Materials, Welding & NDE-related detailed design activities and support Engineering Manager in advising on and supporting qualification activities, linked to the use of new or non-standard/common technology (NDE, Welding & Materials matters, etc.)

  • Coordinate welding and NDT expertise and audit and vetting of equipment and service providers for the Welding & Materials procurement and construction

  • Define, develop, issue and maintain all necessary technical documentation related to the Suriname SPS packages. Support and participate also to the development and maintenance of Project Management main documents (SOR, FDP, PEP, PQP, Risks, etc.) for SPS matters.

  • Ensure that HSE&Q issues are correctly handled in all SPS technical documentation. Raise subsequent comments and highlight deviations and unacceptable or unjustified design choices that could affect SPS equipment during fabrication, installation, and production.

  • Act, as technical referent vis-à-vis Contractor(s), coordinate all the activities of the SPS Engineering team by informing, supporting, and directing personnel in their roles, responsibilities, and objectives.

  • Participate in project reviews as requested by client referential (PR, DER, CSPP...).

  • Ensure safe working practices are used within the team during all phases of the project

  • Ensure confidentiality of all the SPS documentation produced (whatever its support)

  • Gather 'lessons learnt' and provide feedback to other client entities as required and participate to GPI / Project close-out activities/report.


The activity takes place in the context of the execution phase of a major project in Suriname. The Suriname GPI is a multidisciplinary team that coordinates the studies managed by the client on the Deep and Shallow Water discoveries of offshore Suriname Block 58.

The technical challenges the GPI / Project will face are the reservoirs development and management, FPSO and subsea production/injection system.

The Suriname Team will develop the Project with the objectives to maximize economical results by optimizing the reserves, the schedule, reducing the costs and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission, while maintaining the technical quality of the installations, with high H3SE requirements and focus


  • Starting date: May 2024

  • Duration: 12 months (up to 5 years after SPS package contract award)

  • Renewable: Yes

  • Location: FRANCE / Paris

After contract award: at contractor's main office + follow up on manufacturing and construction sites

  • Status: Residential


  • Master's degree in engineering, or equivalent

  • Strong tropism for Project

  • At least 15 years of experience in studies and execution phases of large offshore oil & gas projects especially linked to SPS equipment welding & NDE activities.

  • Strong skills, in multitasking work

  • Work with a strong team spirit, manage skillfully and efficiently the relationships with GPI team and external teams

  • Spirit of synthesis, skills for solving technical issues

  • Permanent concern for cost optimization on the GPI / Project activities

  • Attentive to the GPI / Project needs and contribute to its process improvement.

  • Autonomous, proactive and energetic

  • Fluent in English

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