Integrity Engineer - Pressure Systems
Working within the Southern North Sea Integrity group this post will carry out a specialist, one off project to align and endorse integrity management plans inherited as a part of asset acquisitions. The project work scope aims to review all inherited inspection histories and plans and make appropriate and competent adjustments to the written schemes of examination and risk based inspection assessments in order to approve their content.
The position requires a well organised engineer/consultant, able to plan and prioritise appropriately with an ability to identify integrity management shortcomings and constructively present and discuss solutions with the technical authority for hydrocarbon containment. The position is to work alongside the technical authority and should be able to demonstrate similar competencies to a TA in order to be proved competent enough to sign off pressure system written schemes of examination.
The position also requires substantial experience in integrity management and a strong awareness of inspection, fitness for service assessment, corrosion and in-service damage mechanisms within offshore, gas producing, pressure systems.
Review and approve Witten schemes of examinations and RBI assessments in accordance with guidelines/procedures:
Review equipment history, operating condition and item status against P&ID - update WSE to reflect, ensure run status is confirmed
Review existing RBI and identify any missing damage mechanisms/threats
Review/Specify Risk Assessment in line with risk matrix and set due date
Specify inspection plan requirements in line with PUK guidance
Identify any anomalies that may have not been addressed - highlight to PUK to action with recommendations for repair
Finalise Written Schemes of Examinations and approve - complete hub site visits/audits as required (approx 3 visits over duration of project)
Track progress and chart project completion estimation dates with integrity contact
Compliance - Ensure regulatory compliance assurance and communicate with the external HSE and internally with HSE Dept.
Attendance at required meetings and reviews ensuring the operation remains in compliance with the safety cases and other legal requirements, maintaining good relations with external agencies
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Recognised mechanical or metallurgy degree or chartered and UKAS Cat 1 or equivalent.
10+ years experience in Process / Petrochemicals Industry
5 years experience in onshore/offshore oil & gas
Relevant experience should include pressure vessel design, risk based inspection planning, fitness for service assessment, plant inspection, NDT techniques, corrosion management and repair planning.
Good knowledge of HSE acceptable standards and risk management tools.
With an analytic eye for detail, you should have a pro-active, hands on and innovative approach to problem solving and good interpersonal, IT and communication skills.
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