Integrity Engineer

Location: Aberdeen

Date Posted: 10 May 2018

Closing Date: 1 June 2018

Department: Engineering

Onshore/Offshore: Onshore

Reports to: Facilities Engineering Manager

Role Purpose

The role will have the primary responsibility for day to day pressure systems (& structural) integrity management for Bruce Asset including:
  • Review, evaluate and approve all piping, pressure vessel, PSV, structural and vibration Risk Based Assessments
  • Review and endorse the inspection plans developed by Inspection contractor, Corrosion Engineers, PSV contractor and vibration specialists. Ensure methods and frequency of inspections are appropriate and effective to maintain mechanical integrity
  • Oversee inspection results reporting, challenge the results and recommendations of 3rd party contractors. Approve revisions to future inspection plans based on inspection results
  • Own anomaly management process & ensure appropriate prioritisation and performance management of all anomalies
  • Approve inspection and remedial work deferrals to ensure compliance with Work Management procedures
  • Day to day management of the Integrity contractor and other 3rd parties including but not limited to Production Chemistry, Structural and Corrosion
  • Responsible for management and sharing of Bruce integrity data with the wider organisation in support of the overall business goals
  • Contract Owner for Integrity Management contract

Areas of Responsibility

Geographical Span: Serica Assets- UKCS
Budgetary Responsibilities: No
Travel Required: Occasional offshore platform visits as required

Main Tasks

  • Conducts or delegates vessel recertification, assessing vessel inspection reports, structural assessments and making recommendations to the Independent Competent Person for subsequent inspection frequency
  • Ensures the related-engineering information is up to date in the asset risk register including actions and due dates
  • Provides, co-ordinates, implements and oversees engineering support for the in-service inspection and testing programs
  • Investigates corrosion-related failures, recommending and executing action items in order to drive change to prevent reoccurrence
  • Supports and ensures the appropriate anomaly management processes and delivery of performance plans
  • Supports response to short and long term technical issues and provide resolution to tactical problems
  • Monitors discipline-relevant engineering key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Captures and communicates lessons learned to site personnel
  • Risk assessment input where required
  • Supervises individuals directly responsible for maintaining the integrity of the asset
  • Proactively interacts with other disciplines and contractors to resolve problems
  • Ensures integrity risks are understood, controlled and continuously reduced, to deliver safe operating results
  • Supports conformance with company practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures all integrity activities are scheduled through the appropriate work management processes.
  • Provides input to integrity input to the Asset Plan
  • Supports the delivery of minor modifications and repairs
  • Cost management of the agreed budgets for activities assigned
  • Conducts self-verification on key operations and engineering processes and procedures as required.
  • Follows up on Formal Technical Assessments (FTA) actions and observations from self-verification checks that are related

Professional Skills

Essential:
  • Experience in developing and implementing proven offshore integrity management programmes
  • Knowledge of offshore process systems and inspection techniques
  • Proven background in management and supervisory roles including budgetary preparation, cost control and contractual awareness
  • Knowledge of discipline regulatory requirements, technical codes/ standards/ guidelines including ASME, API and British Standards
  • Demonstrates creative thinking and problem solving including generating innovative solutions
  • Strong Communication skills with the ability to engage with multidisciplinary teams to explain complex technical issues
  • Able to produce high quality written work and formal presentations which match identified requirements
  • Ability to communicate formally and informally across disciplines and levels both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver pragmatic integrity scopes
  • Ability to frame and solve engineering problems with appropriate, innovative solutions
  • Understanding of both Asset and Operational integrity as it applies to the on and offshore oil and gas industry
Desirable:
  • Experience in late-life asset management
  • Knowledge of new and emerging integrity technology and innovation
  • Experience with corrosion risk management
  • Experience of structural integrity management
  • Knowledge of production chemistry

Behavioural Skills

Essential:
  • Pro-active self-starter who can work independently with minimum guidance
  • Ability to network and a track record in delivering performance against demanding targets
  • Strives for continuous improvement; brings solutions and constantly seeks new and better ways to work
  • Strong business awareness and knowledge of potential impact of actions on operational costs
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills, including during times of stress

Education Requirements

Essential:
  • Degree qualified in an Engineering relevant discipline preferably Chemical, Mechanical or Corrosion
  • A Chartered or professional engineer registered with a recognised body i.e. UK Engineering Council accredited institute
Desirable:
  • Current offshore survival, medical and MIST certification
  • Computerised Inspection Management System - ACET
  • Computerised Maintenance Management System - MAXIMO
  • RBI software
  • Microsoft office

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Closing Date:
1 June 2018