Corrosion Protection Engineer Specialist in Jazan at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Since 1976, Parsons has served the Royal Commission for Yanbu and recently, Jazan as the program management, master planning, design, engineering and construction management consultant for the Yanbu Industrial City and Jazan Economic City. The Yanbu Industrial City is the longest-running contract in Parsons' history and reflects the strong client/consultant partnership that has evolved through the years. Our responsibilities are similar to those of a Public Works Department of municipalities. We assist in long-range strategic and master planning, project initiation, the hiring and management of design consultants, tendering for construction and oversight of all construction projects. These projects range through the full spectrum of infrastructure and facilities that would be expected in a city of 80,000+ population - roads and utilities, residences, schools, health care facilities, police and fire stations, colleges, public buildings, sports facilities and retail centers.

Principal Objective:

Responsible for review of data relating to corrosion of materials, protective coatings, and cathodic protection. Make recommendations to the suitability of materials of specific applications.

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to the Director, Engineering Department. Interfaces with other RC/MSC Departments.

Major Activities Performed:

  • Review data relating to corrosion of materials, protective coatings and cathodic protection.
  • Recommend the suitability of various materials for specific applications.
  • Review contractor's procedures for the application and installation of protective coatings and cathodic protection systems.
  • Coordinate with other departments in matters relating to corrosion and protection of materials.
  • Review the activities of the independent testing laboratory, corrosion or metallurgy.
  • Coordinate with quality control personnel in the areas of corrosion and materials.
  • Conduct inspection to determine the extent of corrosion and make recommendations for corrective maintenance.
  • Prepare technical correspondence, reports and studies.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities per the attached sheet.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • This position is designated for Saudi national young engineers.
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Mechanical or Civil/Structural Engineering with 0-2 years of corrosion of materials experience. Only candidates who have GPA of 3/4 or 4/5 will be considered.
  • Knowledge of computers and basic software applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is essential.


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