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Integrity Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Integrity/Corrosion/RBI
  • Date posted: 15/11/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43998
Our client now has an immediate requirement for an integrity engineer to join their team on a contract basis. Contract will be for 12 months initially with annual review thereafter. Candidates must have previous experience within the oil and gas industry to be considered for this position. Travel to west Africa will be required for this role.

Duties
.Responsible for execution of inspection of pressure systems, topside structures and pressure relieving devices in line with RBI schedules and CMMS WO.
.Mentor and shadow nationals to ensure effective knowledge and skills transfer as per Company nationalisation plan. Line management of local Integrity Engineer and functional direction to Offshore Integrity Engineers [OIEs].
.Collect the results of intrusive and non-intrusive inspections from the relevant inspection area and provides timely data for upload into COABIS/AIMS.
.Ensures that data contained in AIMS and COABIS is as accurate as possible on an on-going basis. Provide updates where update/correction is required.
.Raise corrective work orders in AMOS and COABIS as required against known anomalies.
.Updates risk-based assessment documents following each inspection campaign and raises AMOS ACR for any updated inspection frequencies accordingly.
.Implements the 5-year RBI plan and continuously updates the risk assessments per loop/tag.
.Escalate fitness for service assessment requirements, maintenance deferrals, technical issues to the Technical Authority.
.Monitor safe operational windows as per RBI guidelines.
.Prepares AFE [as required] where budgets are insufficient to cover required work scope.
.Prepares work packs for inspection and corrective integrity work scopes along with local Integrity Engineer.
.Coordinate the schedule of planned/unplanned monitoring and inspection. Optimise the use of external resources, utilising established service agreements and approved contractors under direction of the Operations Manager/Technical Manager.
.Supervise the on-stream and shutdown inspection activities for static equipment, piping systems, pressure relieving devices and structures by assessing deterioration mechanisms, corrosion monitoring and investigation of failures.
.Review all inspection and equipment integrity related failure reports to ensure the appropriate action is taken for corrosion/erosion related items.
.Responsible for managing the temporary repair/defect register in AIMS using data supplied from OIE.
.Responsible for leading timely anomaly review and sentencing with CMMS work orders and due dates in AIMS.
.Participate in operational risk assessments/cumulative risk assessments and clearly communicate anomaly status/mitigations in place per system.
.Work closely with shutdown and asset management teams to set anomaly liquidation priorities and scopes based on risk.
.Communicate clearly to management and TA the current condition of the facility and the 12-month execution and improvement plan.
.Develops the 12-month improvement and execution plan and submits to TA and Technical Manager for sign off before enactment.
.Participate in weekly meeting with Client in order to detail progress on the 12-month plan and any other activities. Issues monthly short report to detail activities completed, delays, issues etc.
.Effectively manage operational risk to ensure safe, efficient and environmentally compliant operation through a RBI approach and industry best practice.
.Ensure compliance to procedures and systems for asset integrity and HSEQ.
.Support the drive for quality and continuous improvement for all static equipment Integrity, reliability, availability and maintainability.
.Provide data to enable the Integrity maintenance management metrics to be updated in line with the operations team KPIs and process safety initiatives.
.Produce an annual asset integrity management report for facility.
.Identify equipment areas of concern and prepare dedicated inspection procedures to follow-up their resolution for improvement of plant integrity.
.Ensure safety critical maintenance is assigned and executed as per the maintenance plans.
.Ensure compliance with all statutory and corporate standards.
.Provide technical support and guidance to the offshore inspection and fabric maintenance personnel when required, and support for onshore personnel during offshore visits as required.
.Liaise with all departments and stakeholders offshore to ensure the inspection plan is up to date and supported, consistent with the business objectives.
.Participate in integrity audits as required.
.Participate in CCMT meetings and provide all corrosion monitoring and chemical data.
.Participate in Client meetings and technical presentations.
.Visit the West Africa office on a 4-6 weekly basis and attend the vessel on a regular basis.

Qualifications
.A relevant qualification in chemical or mechanical engineering, or equivalent.
.Relevant experience in a similar role in an operational environment.
.Experience of working within a safety case regime.
.Relevant experience in operational integrity management.
.Knowledge of relevant integrity regulations, standards and international codes. API 510, 570, 580, 579 preferred.
.Knowledge of core NDT techniques essential, knowledge of advanced techniques preferred.
.Experience with AMOS and COABIS or equivalent CMMS and integrity management systems required.
.High level of computer literacy in office packages: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project.

Additional requirements

.Basic Offshore Survival Induction Emergency Training [BOSIET] or Further Offshore Emergency Training [FOET].
.Helicopter Underwater Escape Training [HUET].
.International Minimum Industry Training [IMIST].
.Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System [CA-EBS].
.OGUK Medical.