• Qatar
  • City

  • Qatar
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction
  • Job Type

  • Onsite
  • Posting date

  • April 23, 2024
  • Job application is closed.


Vinod Maniappan

  • Permanent
  • Qatar
  • Competitive AED / Month
  • Applications have closed

Website WTS Energy

Painting and Blasting Manager

April 23, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Blasting/Painting Manager to oversee our blasting and painting operations. 


  • Lead and manage all aspects of painting operations for process plants, terminals, and related infrastructure, including storage tanks, pipelines, and structural components.
  • Supervise a team of painting technicians and contractors, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure compliance with project requirements, industry standards, and safety protocols.
  • Develop comprehensive painting plans and procedures, encompassing surface preparation, coating application, quality assurance, and project scheduling, in collaboration with project stakeholders.
  • Coordinate closely with project managers, engineers, and client representatives to plan and execute painting projects according to specifications, deadlines, and budget constraints.
  • Conduct thorough inspections and assessments of substrate conditions, coating systems, and environmental factors to identify and address potential challenges or risks.
  • Oversee the selection and procurement of painting equipment, materials, and consumables, ensuring suitability for the specific application and adherence to industry standards.
  • Monitor project progress, resource utilization, and productivity levels, implementing corrective actions as necessary to optimize efficiency and meet project goals.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, emerging technologies, and best practices in process plant/terminal painting, corrosion protection, and asset maintenance.
  • Implement HSE objectives, policy, and company HSE procedures within his authority limit.
  • To integrate Risk-based thinking and HSE considerations into business decisions, plans and operations with the commitment to eliminate and reduce HSE hazards, aspects and risks.
  • To be proactive in creating a safe working environment for everyone and ensuring that HSE in-house rules are always observed.
  • To consider HSE aspects when planning and carrying out tasks to eliminate and reduce HSE hazards, aspects, and risks.

Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Corrosion Science, Chemistry, or related field preferred.
  • Extensive experience in industrial blasting and painting operations within the oil and gas industry, with a minimum of 10 years in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
  • Strong knowledge of surface preparation techniques, coating materials, application methods, and quality control procedures applicable to process plant/terminal environments.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with a track record of effectively managing teams and driving project success.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software applications.
  • Certifications in painting and coating application (e.g., SSPC C12, C14, C16) preferred.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulatory requirements governing painting activities in industrial settings (e.g., SSPC, NACE, OSHA). 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.

Job location: Qatar

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