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Integrity Engineer (Pressure Systems)

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Integrity/Corrosion/RBI
  • Date posted: 01/05/2017
  • Job reference: VR/42928
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client is an Operator and is looking to hire an Integrity Engineer (Pressure Systems) for a long term contract position based in Aberdeen, UK.

Due to the nature of the role, suitable candidates will reside in or near Aberdeen, UK.

Position Overview:
The Integrity Engineer (Pressure Systems) is a key position within the Decommissioning & Transitional Assets (DTA) onshore technical team reporting to the Asset Integrity Engineer. The requirement is to enact Integrity Management System to assure safe and efficient operations of late-life offshore assets. Technical excellence, structured thinking and fit-for-purpose solutions applied to a wide range of integrity related challenges are key requirements. The role involves effective team-working with construction, operations, technical authorities, offshore field-engineers and asset technical leadership to ensure cost effective integrity-management. The coordination and management of integrity contract services is also an important requirement.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Including but not limited to:
1) Demonstrate HSE leadership commensurate with role and adopt rigorous risk-management techniques in managing integrity
2) Provide high-quality, structured day-to-day integrity support to on and offshore teams
3) Apply engineering rigour and structured thinking to ongoing challenges to ensure the right fit-for-purpose solutions are employed
4) Work collaboratively and performance manage integrity contractors to ensure that:
a) Inspection strategies (RBI), plans and work-packs are robust and delivered in compliance with planning gate criteria
b) Inspection findings (IRS) are of required quality, are reviewed in timely manner and appropriate remedials defined
c) Inspection histories maintained up to date and accessible
d) Integrity summary reports up to date and accurate with top integrity threat clearly identified and mitigations defined.
e) Requests for review & deferral of safety-critical work-orders are turned around in a timely manner.
5) Risk rank all repair orders (QRs) and collaborate with construction team to ensure corrective work is appropriate prioritised
6) Support modification and management of change processes (AFA, TQ etc) to ensure all such activities are appropriately controlled.
7) Ensure effective and timely close out of safety (Synergi), Independent Competent Person (ICP) and regulatory actions
8) Engage with offshore teams through periodic offshore site visits & audits
9) Engage in regular performance management and goal-setting dialogues with Line Manager.
10) Deploy rigorous Root Cause Analysis (RCA) techniques to ensure appropriate measures to improve underlying performance
11) Promote technological innovations that improve safety, performance and/or economic outcomes
12) Support Asset Integrity Engineer (AIE) on other day-to-day integrity activity

Education, Experience & Technical Qualifications:
1) Engineering professional with degree level qualification or equivalent.
2) Chartered status (or working towards) status desirable
3) Relevant experience of offshore integrity management.

1) Ability to travel offshore