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Corrosion Engineer

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  October 26, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


About this opportunity: Reporting to the Asset Integrity Manager, the Corrosion Engineer is accountable for corrosion management within the Technical Services department and supports the Lloydminster Upgrader, Refinery and Ethanol Plants. The incumbent will lead the site Corrosion Management and Sustainment Plan, develop and implement corrosion monitoring and mitigation plans while performing corrosion evaluations and supporting the Risk Based Integrity Management program.


This position is a full time, permanent position, located in our Lloydminster Upgrader facility. Relocation to the Lloydminster area is required.





Core Responsibilities:


The primary responsibilities of the Corrosion Engineer role include:


Corrosion Management and Sustainment Plan


  • Lead the execution and sustainment of the site Corrosion Management and Sustainment Plan including:
      • Manage the Integrity Operating Windows (IOWs) program (e.g. development, implementation, review & response plans, reporting, updates)
      • Monitor corrosion coupons and probes
      • Develop and sustain Corrosion Control Documents
      • Lead or support Corrosion Study revalidations
      • Support cathodic protection system monitoring
      • Support design and change management
      • Review project designs and participate in operational changes; advise on appropriate mitigation strategies and requirements for corrosion control
      • Corrosion KPIs (development and reporting)
  • Front line operational support of day-to-day process changes and upsets to proactively identify corrosion risks to facility equipment
  • Support site water and chemical treatment programs
  • Provide guidance on material selection (maintenance and project based)
  • Lead or support continuous improvement of business processes, standards, procedures and work instructions


Corrosion Engineering support for the Risk Based Integrity Management Program


  • Perform a key role within the sites risk-based integrity management program
    • Work collaboratively with Asset Integrity to analyze inspection data and confirm/verify active damage mechanisms:
      • Support inspection strategy optimization
      • Support equipment repair strategies
      • Support RBIM software corrosion data sustainment


Corrosion Evaluation


  • Complete Corrosion Evaluation Reports on pressure equipment when failures occur or proactively when samples are available to:
    • assess contributing factors,
    • identify most likely damage mechanisms, and
    • provide risk mitigation options (metallurgical upgrades, process changes etc.)
  • Provide corrosion support to the site Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) process
  • Work with third party vendors to conduct detailed failure analyses and investigations.


Mentorship, Supervision, and Professional Practice


  • Delegate, supervise and provide technical mentorship to junior and/or unlicensed team members.
  • Authenticate professional engineering documents that are produced
  • Support the work of others in alignment with the Husky/Cenovus professional practice management plan.




  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Minimum 10 years experience supporting corrosion management programs, performing evaluations, and conducting corrosion monitoring activities in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum 5 years experience in downstream oil and gas facilities is required; preference for Refining/Upgrading experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in water and chemical treatment
  • Pressure equipment, piping and tank inspection experience is an asset
  • Working knowledge of API Recommended Practices: API 510, API 570, API 571, API 580, API 581, API 650, API 653, and API 579 is required
  • Working knowledge of Saskatchewan Pressure Equipment Safety Legislation is an asset
  • NACE Corrosion Technologist, NACE Internal Corrosion Technologist, NACE Senior and Specialist-level certifications are an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced work environment with dynamically shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team


Education & Professional Designations:


  • Licensed Professional Engineer registered with APEGA or APEGS
  • Engineering degree in mechanical, materials, or chemical engineering is required
  • NACE Corrosion Technologist is an asset
  • NACE Internal Corrosion Technologist is an asset
  • NACE Senior and Specialist-level certifications are an asset
  • API 571 Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry is an asset
  • API 580 Risk Based Inspection is an asset
  • API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection is an asset


Safety Sensitive


  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments
  • For this position you will be required to maintain a Class 5 driver's license, a satisfactory driving record, and adhere to the appropriate Company policies and guidelines.  A driver's abstract will be one of the background checks requested in the pre-employment screening for the final candidate


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.    


At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, women, and persons with disabilities.

For information on Inclusion & Diversity at Husky, please click here.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.