SPS Material & Welding NDE Engineer

La Défense, France

Job Reference 1238209

Location La Défense, France

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 25, 2024

SPS Material & Welding NDE Engineer

Location: Paris, France
Contract Duration: 1,5 years (renewable) 
Language: Fluent in English (French is a plus)

Subsea – SPS – duplex – super duplex – small bore – RT – gamma ray – x-ray – API 6A - Clad

Job Description:

The service holder will oversee all the Material / Welding aspects of the SPS package covering activities from:
• Design
• Qualification
• Supply / manufacturing
• Documentation for construction
• Construction
• Pre-commissioning / commissioning
• Requirements for operation.
• Ensuring consistency of design with good industry practices and respect of code / technical standards requirements.


• Adopt and demonstrate an exemplary behavior with regards to H3SE, implement H3SE rules and requirements within his area of responsibility and to comply with H3SE training requirements for the position.
• Adopt and demonstrate an exemplary behavior with regards to 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 Project package.
• Identify, implement and manage any study, qualification program that would be requested for SPS engineering, construction, fabrication, testing, installation.
• Coordinate the Materials, Welding & NDE studies related 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 related 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 subsequently comments, highlight deviations, unacceptable or unjustified design choices that could affect SPS equipment during fabrication, installation, 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 to project reviews as requested by the client referential (PR, DER, CSPP...)
• Ensure safe working practices are used within the team along all phases of project
•Ensure confidentiality of all the SPS documentation produced (whatever its support) B58/SURINAME Project.


• Master’s degree in engineering, or equivalent.
• Strong tropism for Project.
• At least 10 years of experience in studies and execution phases of large offshore oil & gas projects especially linked to SPS engineering, construction, installation and commissioning activities.
• Strong skills in technical management, in multitasking work.
• Work with a strong team spirit, manage skilfully and efficiently the relationships with GPI team and external teams (technical specialist, Contractors.).
• 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 processes improvement.

Context & Environment:

The activity takes place in the context of the pre-FID phase of a major project in Suriname a land of opportunity, in affiliate being created and whose challenges and scope are currently being defined. The Suriname GPI is a multidisciplinary team that coordinates the development 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, the FPSO and subsea production/injection system definition.
The Suriname GPI / Project team will be developed 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.

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