Cat II Inspection Engineer
Plan and deliver mechanical pipework, vessel, civil and structural inspections (within limits of letter of authority) to achieve full compliance with legal requirements, site inspection standards and business goals for asset integrity, costs and productivity.
Directs typically 1 Piping Inspection Engineer and 3-4 NDT technicians dependant on demand
500 to 1000 mechanical, civil and structural inspections per year
Provide an Inspection service for between 1 & 2 complex & diverse petrochemical plant areas and remote plant areas; e.g. Cross country pipelines, Oil storage terminals, Booster Stations, etc
TAR costs for area £1M to £20M pa
Principal Accountabilities (within authorised limits).
Within authorised limits, execute mechanical equipment & pipework, civil and structural inspections to achieve full compliance with legal requirements and site inspection standards.
Define the scope for and develop Written Schemes of Examination, emphasising equipment degradation mechanisms, specifying services (e.g. scaffolding & insulation) requirements to achieve full compliance with site inspection standards, legal requirements and business goals for asset integrity, efficiency and effectiveness.
Develop inspection plans to match legal requirements, site standards, plant availabilities and business TAR programs.
Perform physical inspections, plan and co-ordinate NDT and specialist support services, and produce inspection reports to meet plans agreed with the asset teams.
Recommend repairs to restore ‘fit for purpose’ condition and assign inspection intervals to achieve legal compliance and business integrity goals.
Participate in equipment failure investigations to determine the root cause of the failure to increase asset integrity and availability.
Provide Inspection Engineering input to Major Tar programs, assisting in setting the resource levels, Welding Inspection and the NDT contractor to ensure asset integrity and the delivery of the TAR schedule program.
Provide and record data to measure efficiency, effectiveness and productivity to support delivery of the inspection improvement program.
Deliver inspection improvement program actions to match Inspection Services Team goals and business improvement targets.
Grangemouth is a top tier COMAH site with a large Refinery, two large ethylene crackers and several other major petrochemicals processes.
The Inspection Services Team holds UKAS accreditation for its in-service inspection activities, therefore this post is required to be free of commercial, financial and other pressures which may affect the judgement of the post holder.
The post holder provides a Mechanical, Civil and Structural inspection service to the business.
Participate in RBI reviews within plant area of responsibility.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
Degree qualified + working towards chartered status, with 3 plus years experience of fabrication, maintenance and operation of mechanical static equipment on a high hazard refining and / or petrochemicals manufacturing site.
As a minimum Eng. Tech. or equivalent (e.g. City & Guilds or Technician qualifications) + 5 plus years of experience of fabrication, maintenance and operation of mechanical static equipment on a high hazard refining and / or petrochemicals manufacturing site.
The post holder will need to inspect a range of mechanical equipment as the ‘competent person’ defined in the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 in order to judge condition and fitness for purpose for further periods of service in accordance with INEOS standards, National Design Codes and PSSR 2000.
Good working knowledge of routine non destructive testing techniques and an appreciation of specialist NDT techniques.
Good working knowledge of the inspection module of the maintenance management module (Maximo).
Working knowledge of mechanical design codes and their application in refining and petrochemical industries.
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