Profile Middle East is a service provider with more than 20 years of experience in the market which specializes in Technical Field and HR Consultancy Services in the Industrial Sector (Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning) with our focus on the Middle East region and a worldwide presence.

We are currently selecting for both onshore and offshore: WELDING COORDINATOR



Ref code: CR_ 2207-100_ WELDING COORDINATOR

Job summary

The Welding Coordinator will optimize and coordinate the welding activities of the project through all its phases to reach the target quality, productivity and schedule.

He/ she will organize, supervise and verify the job and the assignments of all the welding engineers assigned under his/ her team on a specific project while promoting and nursing their professional growth.

Furthermore, he/ she will look after the coordination of all the activities within his/ her own area of responsibility by ensuring full compliance with QA/ QC and HSE requirements.


Education and Experience

  • At least: 10 years previous experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of coating processes
  • Knowledge of offshore pipeline installation methodologies such as: Laybarge pipeline deployment methods, Pipelay initiation methods, Tie-in methods, Pipelay contingency operations



  • Collect and analyze the technical welding specifications issued by the Oil/ Gas Company and International Standards Bodies, etc. (EN, ASME, API, BS)
  • Issue technical queries, deviation request or Bid Technical Qualifications
  • Prepare budget for engineering welding activities
  • Verify types and quantity of welding consumables estimated by the welding engineer
  • Verify the preliminary welding procedure specifications prepared by the welding engineer
  • Plan all welding activities (WPQR, PTW, Welders Qualification Campaign)
  • Maintain persistent contact with both project team and clients
  • Coordinate the Welding Procedure qualification
  • Issue mechanical test results for weld repair analysis
  • Continuously liaise with suppliers of welding equipment/ material to keep updated on the latest trends in welding technologies
  • Program and implement procedure/ welder certification activities
  • Assist the technical activities of welding research and development projects
  • Review journal and technical papers to explore new welding technologies
  • Coordinate the job of all welding engineers in charge of materials, NDT and anticorrosion assigned to a specific project
  • Issue the welding cycle time
  • Approve the final book inclusive of WPS and WPQR
  • Issue methods of statement for ECA if applicable, liaising with assigned engineers
  • Monitor lay barge progress to identify any problem or concern in terms of welding and NDT
  • Prepare close out reports
  • Propose Frame Agreements to cover project materials and service requirements relevant to Welding
  • Enhance Quality of welding activities in the Fabrication Yards through specific Meetings or Training
  • Ensure that Corporate KPI (Key Performance Indicator) are monitored


Location: UAE, Abu Dhabi (Site)

Contract duration: full time

Starting date: October 2022

Working schedule: 10hr/ 6 days or 12hr/ 7 days (depending on the project)

Salary range: NA

Profile Middle East is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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