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Senior Inspection Methods Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: QA / QC / Inspection
  • Date posted: 06/09/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43206
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn are handling a 9-12 month contract with an Oil and Gas Operator client in Aberdeen.

The Senior Inspection Methods Engineer will undertake a technical review of site inspection reports and validation of follow-up actions.
- They will be responsible for defining future inspection intervals in line with an RBI assessment and contribute to workscope smoothing, scheduling and resourcing.
- An important requirement for the candidate is to have suitable experience to review the current Inspection Written Scheme of Examination, to ensure that the inspection activities/frequencies are commensurate for the type and age of the equipment on site and that intrusive inspection requirements are minimised.

- Provide specialist technical/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel on the inspection of plant and equipment ensuring highest safety standards, a timely response to queries and minimal disruption to operations
- Validate the recommendations from the report. Input the findings into the Risk-based Inspection program to generate future inspection dates/scopes.
- Manage the reporting process within Bicycle (reporting tool) and SAP to ensure work orders are executed within the required timescales and future work is scheduled accordingly.
- Undertake regular workscope smoothing exercises to ensure workscopes are suitably spread throughout the year and inspection due dates are met (specifically for PSSR activities).
- Raise deferrals and PMCRs to facilitate the smoothing process, accompanied by full technical justification and recommended mitigation.
- Highlight where notification must be given to regulatory bodies in advance of deferring/rescheduling
- Undertake review of Written Scheme of Examination based on industry recommended practices.
- Ensure WSE is commensurate with plant equipment and age.
- Raise Planned Maintenance Change Requests to ensure that the changes to WSE are recorded.
- Review current inspection practices and identify non-intrusive techniques which can be used to defer intrusive inspections.
- Manage the update of the inspection support documentation to ensure the recommendations from the WSE are reflected in the individual workpacks.

- Degree in Engineering/Technical discipline, CENG status preferred.
- Minimum of 12 years industry experience.
- Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline.
- Experience of operating/interpreting a risk based inspection software package.
- Significant knowledge of site equipment and inspection systems, practices and techniques.
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