Welding Engineer (Pipeline)

Posted 28 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

Our Client, a leading engineering, construction and services company serving the offshore energy industry, has a vacancy for Welding Engineer to join their pipeline team to be based in Glasgow on either a staff or contract basis.

Reporting to the Welding Engineer Manager, the successful post holder will be responsible for the delivery of activities such as R&D, welding procedure qualification, development and implementation at fabrication site.

Main responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and driving the status of welding projects, supporting resolution of issues, providing technical assistance and taking corrective / improvement action as required
  • Maintaining Welding Performance Qualification Test (WPQT) activities and ensuring targets are monitored and met
  • Producing documentation, schedules and procedures
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of effective risk management solutions.
  • Assisting in monitoring of technical developments / requirements and evaluating implications for the Pipeline Group
  • Assisting the Welding Engineering Manager to identify, develop and improve tools and systems to enable Welding Engineers to develop and deliver projects more effectively
  • Reviewing lessons learned from similar projects and ensuring improvements are implemented
  • Supporting the Business Development and Commercial Department during the preparation of tender submissions and negotiations
  • Assisting in the development of technical solutions and preparing technical qualifications for bid to meet client requirements
  • Assisting Commercial Department to develop an accurate estimate of time, resource and materials
  • Applicants should have the ability to travel internationally to provide qualification or project support, as required

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science or relevant discipline
  • European / International Welding Engineer qualification
  • Demonstrable experience as a Pipeline Welding Engineer


  • Assuming responsibility for Welding Performance Qualification Test
  • Effective project activity management
  • Positive attitude and flexibility in work approach
  • Commitment to self-improvement, education, and development
  • Good analytical skills when making decisions
  • Excellent communicator with professional approach, building and enhancing relationships with client and processing interfaces effectively

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.