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Materials and Corrosion Engineer in Sarnia at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for a Materials and Corrosion Engineer for our client in the oil & gas industry located in Sarnia, Ontario.  The Materials and Corrosion Engineer will improve plant reliability by supporting the materials and corrosion engineering needs of the refinery.


  • Develop, revise, implement and sustain corrosion hazard analysis (CHA), including corrosion control documents and integrity operating windows (IOWs), and integrate them with PHA, operating envelope and risk based inspection (RBI) programs
  • Support development and implementation of (RBI) programs
  • Oversee corrosion control and inhibition programs such as wash water, chemical injection and cathodic protection
  • Support the evaluation of refinery and unit feed slate changes for potential corrosion risks in process units
  • Provide evaluation of corrosion related risks and recommended mitigation for MOCs where increased corrosion damage is a risk
  • Collaborate with inspection, reliability and process engineering to investigate, risk assess and mitigate plant corrosion issues in refinery process units during normal operations, unit shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Participate in, or lead root-cause failure investigations for issues related to materials and corrosion
  • Recommend optimum materials selection where material changes or upgrades are required for projects, maintenance outages and major turnarounds
  • Support implementation of pressure equipment integrity management (PEIM) program
  • Provide support to cross-functional team on need basis, with a focus on safe, reliable and efficient operations


  • Ten or more years of industry experience, preferably in a refinery, petrochemicals or hydrocarbon processing facility
  • Post-secondary education in engineering, preferably with a materials and/or corrosion specialization
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation considered as asset
  • Able to assess and control corrosion problems in a wide variety of refinery process units
  • Excellent knowledge of materials, damage mechanisms, inspection, design and repair of fixed equipment and piping
  • Knowledge and application of jurisdictional and industry related codes, standards and recommended practices applicable to damage mechanisms, corrosion control, RBI, fixed equipment, piping, tanks and welding is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lead multidisciplinary technical teams to achieve objectives in a timely manner
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the requirements above, please submit your updated resume in MS Word format to the attention of Connor Briggs via email at:

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