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BP International Ltd
Contract Type
Goose Creek
Expiry Date
03/01/2019 14:47:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

Inspectors are responsible for determination of the integrity of in-service fixed equipment, reporting results, repair recommendations and advising plant personnel of Code inspection requirements for consideration in operational and maintenance planning. Inspectors also determine the inspection and testing requirements for new or repaired equipment and advise plant management as appropriate in Operations, Maintenance, Reliability, and Engineering. They provide and manage inspection services to the plant as specified by identified codes, standards and plant practices, to ensure that equipment is safe to operate, while minimizing unit downtime and optimizing repair costs.

  • Work closely with the Unit Engineer, Equipment Specialist, Project Engineers and Maintenance Supervision in their assigned area to ensure that all issues are addressed and their time is optimized
  • Approve / review welder certifications and weld procedures for use
  • Authorize and approve alterations and repairs of pressure vessels, tanks, and piping to include determining inspection methods for repairs and hold points.
  • Perform routine inspections to comply with code requirements, identify problems, and estimate equipment life expectancy
  • Document inspection results and distribute to appropriate personnel
  • Advise and assist unit personnel with inspection options to solve unit problems
  • Understand plant strategies and link roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities in support of safe and competitive site perfornmance.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • API 570 / API 510 Certification
  • Champion safe work practices in the Inspection group & set an example for safety in other groups
  • Maintain Fixed Equipment Code certifications to levels determined by supervisor & as required by the plant
  • Maintain Unit Inspection programs: Inspection reports, records, drawings, TAR recommendations
  • Interpret code requirements as authorized for inspections & repairs & provide technical expertise on these codes & other standards
  • Manage & supervise contract drafting resources within Inspection
  • Establish & optimize Inspection intervals
  • Keep Inspection practices current in technology & concept by networking, research, & supplier interactions
  • Establish & maintain piping, structural, & CUI programs to ensure long term viability of the Cooper River Plant
  • Communication Skills-Verbal & Technical Writing
  • 3 Years Minimum Job Experience, or equivalent education to allow API Certification
  • Thorough knowledge of NDT Methods & applying them for repairs & mechanical integrity
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Quality Assurance (QA) & Quality Control (QC) inspection disciplines
  • Willingness & ability to work nights, weekends & 12-hour shifts as scheduled
  • Proficient level skills using Meridium (or industry equivalent), Microsoft Word, & Excel
BP International Ltd