Coating Engineer

Nanterre, France

Job Reference 1196291

Location Nanterre, France

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 24, 2023

Dear all,

Our client seeks an experienced Coating Engineer to join their office in Paris, France in a 6 to 12 months contract.

We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference in our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements. 

  • Write and optimize coating material requisitions and technical FJC specifications in line with contractual documents and scopes of work,
  • Perform technical support for requisition at each stage of the procurement process and manufacturing phase of line pipe and custom coatings,
  • Attend the Production Qualification and pre-Production trials at Vendors / Sub-Contractors workshop for critical activities such as qualification and validation program,
  • Technical assistance for NCR closure,
  • Review Vendor / Sub-contractor documents considering schedule constraints (PQT, PPT, application procedures, ITP test report, etc.),
  • Liaise with Spool base team to ensure the production readiness for field joint coating activities,
  • Apply standardized Coating material requisition and Field joint Coating design as developed by RP&IT and PPG.
The studies at the expense of the SERVICE PROVIDER require the following skills:
  • Mastery of the specificities of coating, field joint coating and custom coating systems used on SPS and SURF subsea systems that can be installed by reeling,
  • Mastery of the know-how of codes and standards applicable to the qualification and application of such systems (NACE certification would be a plus),
    Mastery of applicable codes: ISO 21809-1/2/3, ISO 12736, DNV OS F101, RP F103 & F106.
  • Must have an engineering, MSc degree or equivalent Material or Chemical Engineering degree (Polymer/non-metallic).
  • Coating and field joint coating technologies for anti-corrosion and insulation applications,
  • Applicable ISO standards for coating system and production qualification,
  • Applicable pipeline and subsea systems standards and relevant sections for your field of expertise,
  • Applicable qualifications procedure for the various installations methods,
  • Knowledge in cathodic protection design would plus.

It will be essential to follow the rules of the project, the Rules of the Art as well as the Quality Assurance procedures applicable to this project, regarding:
- GSOP SUP 17000


The documents produced by the SERVICE PROVIDER must have the quality required according to the tasks defined above, in particular:
  • Technical quality.
  • Quality of the content (in relation to the volume of information on a given document).
  • Quality in the presentation (in relation to the graphics and the ease of reading of the document produced).
  • All documents will be written in the language of the contract.


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