•   Full Time
  •   Houston

The company serves the oil, gas, and chemical industries of the Gulf Coast and around the world with:

  • failure analysis
  • corrosion testing
  • material selection and specifications
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS)
  • field and onsite services
  • expert witness services in litigation and arbitration cases, and
  • one of only a handful of laboratories offering hydrogen sulfide testing services—or “sour services”—in the country

We are an independent materials testing and consulting laboratory, seeking a Metallurgist experienced in the demands of the oil and gas industry for project consulting and laboratory failure analysis. Candidate must be familiar with relevant API, ASTM, ASME and NACE specifications governing engineering alloys used in oil and gas exploration, production, transmission and processing.

  • Impact on policy/decisions: Business unit/Company
  • Impact on financial issues: Medium
  • Impact on legal issues: Low

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in failure analysis and have knowledge and experience in the following specialties:

  • Material selection of engineering alloys
  • Testing and inspection practices for plate, tubular products, forgings and castings
  • Corrosion mechanisms and corrosion control practices
  • Fracture mechanisms and fracture control of engineering alloys
  • Interpretation of metallographic evidence

Candidate will have a minimum B. S. in metallurgy or materials science, or equivalent, with a minimum of five years of industrial or academic experience. P. E. certification is desirable.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Our preferred candidate will furthermore have the following skills:

  • independent thought and problem-solving abilities
  • accurate project budgeting and project delivery
  • excellent oral communication in direct contact with fellow workers, vendors and clients
  • command of writing for the preparation of proposals and technical reports
  • enthusiasm for company promotion and sales to clients

For immediate consideration, please forward a copy of your current resume to referencing job # or a link to this job.

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Oil and Gas Industry

Applications Accepted Until

01 January 2030