Inspection Engineer

£10,000.00 - £20,000.00 Per Year
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reports to Senior Inspection Engineer. Based at Main Aberdeen office with occasional offshore visits.

Key Responsibilities

• Ensure highest safety standards and continuity and optimisation of hydrocarbon production
• Provide all aspects of engineering/technical support and assistance to site-based/offshore teams in relation to inspection activities
• Develop and maintain productive and constructive relationships with site-based/offshore personnel, onshore operations/technical teams and external contractors/vendors

Main Activities

• Provide specialist technical/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel in relation to inspection programmes and activities ensuring highest safety standards, a timely response to queries and minimal disruption to operations
• Provide input to the budget preparation process relating to discipline budget
• Responsible for managing specific budget lines, monitoring costs and ensuring that expenditures are within budget
• Contribute to the development of strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation of plant/equipment to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification and compliance requirements
• Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe and effective manner and that all interventions are controlled by authorised persons, satisfy statutory and Company standards and that no hazardous incidents or events occur
• Undertake in-depth analyses/studies of problems and identify longer-term solutions and/or options. Investigate more complex problems by leading/participating in multi-discipline teams/projects in conjunction with other operations personnel or Technology Department
• Produce budgets and plans for specific studies or modifications, manage the cost control process and ensure closure expenditure is within acceptable % of original budget
• Ensure that maintenance and inspection activities are appropriately prioritised within operations maintenance plans
• Act as Contract Representative in relation to specific inspection contracts, taking a lead role in the involvement/co-ordination of, and interface between, onshore/site/offshore teams/contractors ensuring effective communication and understanding between appropriate parties
• Participate in/contribute to safety/risk analysis studies, HAZOPS, etc.
• Encourage the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and monitor incident close-outs
• Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations, providing detailed technical reports identifying problems and solutions and ensuring optimum performance from contractors
• Ensure all relevant operations and maintenance procedures and documentation are maintained in an accurate and current status and are available on request
• Proactively monitor, review and analyse plant and equipment performance and provide feedback to Line Management, identifying opportunities to maximise production and performance and share best practice
• Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel through effective communication and by making regular visits to offshore installations and sites
• Develop positive and constructive relationships with contractors and suppliers. Identify opportunities to improve contractor/supplier performance, reduce costs and improve the quality of services/products supplied

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

• Suitable engineering qualification with appropriate experience in the oil and gas industry including offshore/site experience
• Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline
• Good knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems
• Good knowledge of maintenance/inspection systems, practices and techniques
• Good knowledge of risk assessment principles and their application to inspection programmes
• Good knowledge of DCR & PFEER
• Expertise in verification practices & systems
• Current BOSIET, MIST, Offshore Medical certificate