The Inspector position monitors and assesses the condition of stationary pressure equipment and process piping within an area, utilizing a variety of technical tools and techniques. This job description is intended to provide an overview of the position and does not include all the tasks that might be required to provide support for your area job requirements.
- Provides timely inspection of equipment condition, quality assurance testing/analysis for plant repairs and cost-effective recommendations for repair methods and materials to maintain equipment
- Ability to Work Safely in a Petrochemical Process Unit including Recognizing and Communicating Hazards.
- Ability to work with and demonstrate OneTeam behavior across all areas of the Refinery.
- Responsible for the mechanical integrity program within assigned area(s) related to stationary equipment, piping, quality assurance and related documentation.
- Responsible for quality assurance on repairs made to equipment within the area, including verification of methods and materials utilized to repair, test and ensure conformance to standard after the repair is made.
- May function as a technical resource for: Cathodic Protection, Nondestructive testing, Nonmetallic coatings, Pressure Relief Devices, Refractory and Welding
- Assures pressure vessels and piping systems are fabricated, repaired and tested in accordance with specified codes and standards
- Assumes responsibility for creating and maintaining accurate equipment records (manual and computerized) and endorsement reports including defining inspection intervals for stationary equipment and piping.
- Acts as a resource for Maintenance Planning and Maintenance Execution in determining and understanding the scope of work and identifying and analyzing scope changes, including welding scopes and acts as a technical consultant on issues associated with welding
- Provides input for all projects as a focal point for inspection in the assigned area and implements and improves the Preventive Maintenance/Predictive Maintenance (PM/PdM) programs
- Analyzes equipment monitoring data and develops appropriate responses to reliability problems
- Participates on the turnaround team to develop inspection and repair plans to meet BP defined Tcp milestones and provides inspection service, including the responsibilities of a Lead Inspector during turnarounds and other critical projects
- Participates in the Management of Change (MOC) process as required
- Understands and is compliant with all Control of Work (CoW) and Process Safety policies and procedures
- Develops inspection procedures and manages inspection contractors, when utilized
- Develops and reports assigned performance measures and utilizes information to identify and institute improvements
- May be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of non-intrusive condition monitoring programs for stationary equipment and piping, including thickness monitoring and maintaining inspection drawing information as required
- Ability to work non-core hours to support Refining operations and maintenance needs.
Required: Associate of Science/Technical Certification
Preferred: Bachelor of Engineering / Technical Degree
Certifications / Licenses:
Required: API 510, API 570 certifications with requirement to receive National Board Inservice Commission within 24 months of employment.
Preferred: API 653 certification, American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level II (or equivalent) certification in Ultrasonics and Radiography.
API 936 Refractory Inspector Certification
Required: Minimum of three (3) years' experience in Inspection in petroleum refining or petrochemical industries
Preferred: 5-10 Years Refining Inspection Experience with Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and Refractory Inspection Experience