International Company is Looking for a Welding Engineer

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Work Location: Base Office (30 km away from the city centre)

Position Schedule: 1 year (renewable)

Education: Degree in Mechanical, Materials Engineering


  • 8-10 years of experience in Materials, Welding Engineer positions within oil and gas Offshore Engineering and Construction industry, in particular – jacket installation, pipe lay, umbilical cable lay;

Skills and Competences:

  • Knowledge of the welding processes required by projects for offshore/onshore/fabrication yard activities. Capability to use the main test and measuring instruments to monitor the welding process parameters/performance;
  • Knowledge of the principles of corrosion and corrosion control methodologies. Knowledge of the potential corrosion damage mechanisms affecting the materials used in oil and gas sector;
  • Knowledge of main international discipline standards, codes and regulations. Capability to analyse dedicated project requirements in terms of local standards and codes and to identify proper implementation actions;
  • Knowledge of discipline engineering design criteria, methods and workflows from conceptual phase up to site engineering phase;
  • Capability to perform trouble shooting and propose corrective action. Capability to identify the most suitable equipment and equipment consumable for any specific case;
  • Capability to monitor and control the engineering progress and schedule;
  • Capability to handle subcontracted engineering work packages defining the scope of work, the milestones and documentation deliverables. Capability to control the quality, the costs and the timing of the subcontracted activities ensuring the compliance with project scheduling and goals and with contract requirements;
  • Capability to analyse engineering documents identifying improvement areas in terms of cost/time optimization;

Languages: Azerbaijani (fluent); English (fluent)


  • Follow welding through all its aspects from bid phase when welding philosophy has to be set to Project completions, looking at solutions of high-quality level and high productivity, according to Project Schedule, monitoring and supporting Production Phase;
  • Promote and support new welding solutions, techniques and consumables to achieve the most competitive and strategic results;
  • Assist and support the manager and/or project teams on all welding matters;
  • Prepare and issue preliminary Welding Documents for assigned project or bids;
  • Review clients specifications and scopes of work, examine pipe metallurgy and prepare detailed Welding procedures to achieve maximum productivity in accordance with required quality levels;
  • Coordinate and schedule personnel and systems for the qualification of welding procedures and welders;
  • Review subcontractors tender documents and technical qualifications;
  • Assist QHSE Department on subcontractor assessments/audits;
  • Review and approve subcontractors Welding submissions;
  • Ensure that Welding traceability info are recorded, maintained and available in the required format for all Welding activities to demonstrate achievement of client requirements;
  • Review journals and technical papers for new welding technology. Maintain contact with welding equipment suppliers and consumable vendors to promote advances in welding technology;
  • Maintain updated departmental project Welding files and database so that information is readily available to other department members;
  • Liaise with the barge personnel, particularly welding supervisors and operative welding figures, and assist optimising work methods and trouble shooting where and when required;
  • Monitor lay barge progress to identify opportunities for improvement;
  • Contract Technical Review to verify project technical requirements for welding activities;
  • Propose the base material purchase strategy for a fabrication project;
  • Prepare and issue Welding Documents (Welding Books, WPSs, WPQR, PTW report, Procedures, etc.);
  • Evaluate and estimate type and quantity of welding consumables;
  • Prepare Purchase Requests for welding consumable;
  • Monitor consumables use along the project, evaluating additional Consumable Purchase, if required;
  • Monitor the Welding Quality trough the analysis of the trends of Project Defect Rates and Welders defect rates prepared by QHSE Dept., proposing improvement actions.

Applications to be submitted to azerbaijan.recruitment@yahoo.com indicating position title in the subject line.


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