Summary Description:

Cognascents is looking for a junior corrosion and integrity engineer interested in the mechanical integrity of chemical and oil and gas facilities. Bachelor’s degree is required; preferably with corrosion, materials, mechanical or chemical engineering degrees, but equivalent degrees will also be considered. In this position, the corrosion engineer will work with a strong team to review, plan, coordinate, execute, and evaluate the corrosion and integrity management of a facility or asset. This position will have the opportunity to learn from senior engineers, use cutting edge tools and technology, enhance knowledge of corrosion control and management, facility equipment integrity programs and operation, travel for field execution, and career growth.

At Cognascents we believe in people with strong integrity, competence, and are loyal to our customers, coworkers, families and communities.

Essential Job Function:

  • Identify corrosion and damage mechanisms affecting equipment and facilities;
  • Perform integrity assessments for pressure equipment and related facility equipment;
  • Implement and execute integrity programs for facilities onshore and offshore;
  • Support the corrosion control and corrosion management of a facility;
  • Review and analyze inspection results;
  • Perform risk assessments based on available information;
  • Perform engineering analysis to applicable codes, standards, and accepted practice;
  • Assist in the development of corrosion control documents and the identification of integrity operating windows in support of damage mechanism reviews or corrosion studies;
  • Develop corrosion reports and corrosion related documents for review with the project team;
  • Manage day to day tasks for the customers and internal project teams;
  • Manage client interface and lead client facing meetings;
  • Perform data gathering and field capture of information necessary to the successful completion of the assessments;
  • Perform field inspections and integrity reviews;
  • Work with cutting edge engineering and asset integrity software;
  • Organize and gather process and piping drawing information;
  • Work for and support other team members and engineering personnel with specific project tasks; and
  • Continually research and learn the affects of damage mechanisms affect on materials;

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Corrosion, Materials, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent from an accredited university;
  • 2-5 years of integrity related experience in any combination of the upstream, midstream, refining, and chemicals industries highly desirable;
  • Proficiency in corrosion engineering and materials engineering related topics;
  • Competency in API, NACE, ASME, and related professional organizations and corrosion related documentation;
  • Proficiency in inspection, integrity engineering, and pressure equipment design or related mechanical engineering related topics;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Proficiency in process simulation software;
  • Data analytics and computational analytics experience is a plus;
  • Proficiency in writing and speaking English;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills;
  • Must be able to work in the United States;
  • Position location is in Katy, Texas.

Travel Requirements:

Must be able to travel outside of the greater Houston area 20% of the year. Most travel will be 3-4 days in duration; however, circumstances will include two week lengths as well.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Base salary (negotiable);
  • Medical benefits and monthly wellness allowance;
  • Simple IRA savings plan;
  • Paid volunteer time;
  • 9-80 work schedule.

About Cognascents:

The Cognascents Consulting Group, Inc. is a risk management and business consulting company based in Houston, Texas. We help people and organizations in the energy and chemical industries achieve competitive sustainability through customer-focused risk management and business solutions that leverage our rare combination of technical problem solving skills and sharp business acumen.

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