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Integrity Specialist

Advertiser
BP International Ltd
Reference
89231BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Engineering
Location
Whiting
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
11/05/2018 20:01:00
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

The Integrity Specialist is accountable for the safe, reliable and efficient planning and execution of the integrity program within an assigned area. This includes, leading associates within assigned area to provide sound direction and advice. The Integrity Specialist plays a key role in owning and overseeing the mechanical integrity and compliance of the assigned area by providing direction on equipment coverage requirements, inspection frequency, data interpretation and analysis. The Integrity Specialist reports into the Integrity Supervisor and provides informal leadership, guidance, and training to the Inspectors. This includes, acting as a consultant to assure compliance and integrity practices are being followed within area.

- Supports the strategic direction of the integrity program.
- Assists in the development of a sustainable and optimized integrity program for area.
- Leads the intergrity program for assigned area including assurance for compliance activity. Integrites area plan with refinery plan.
- Understand and provide interpretations of industy codes and regulations to inspectiors and area stakeholders.
- Provides technical direction on equirement inspection coverage, inspection frequency, data interpretation and analysis to inspectors and area stakeholders.
- Oversees the in-depth technical analsysis provided from associates to be able to develop recommendations based on the analysis.
- Problem solves and provides guidance on Non-Destructive Equipment (NDE) applications to inspectors.
- Reviews and approves NDE procedures when applicable.
- Responsible for the evaluation of equipment damage and failures to determine impacts on area integrity.
- Responsible for the evaluation of the condition monitoring data.
- Attends Unit Health Monitoring (UHM) meetings and provides integrity guidance proactively.
- Develops turnaround scope for area for all fixed equipment and piping.
- Supports project Quality Assurance / Quality Control as applicable.
- Supports WPS/PQR development as necessary.
- Develops and executes the completion of all IWRs.
- Review and approve all inspection related Management of Change (MOC) requests and assures closure in a thorough and timely manner.
- Builds relationships within the area and provides support as needed. Colloborates across Operations and Maintenance in assigned area to systemically resolve problems by appliying informed judgement to drive integrated, pragmatic solutions focused on mechanical integrity.
- Escalates and addresses integrity related risks as needed.
- Assures quality and consistent application of inspection and integrity practices.
- Participates on turnaround team to develop inspection and repair scopes.

  • Minimum of an associates's degree in a technical field is required
  • API 510/570/653 certification or obtaining certification.
  • National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) commission.



- Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing is required; prefer experience in a refinery or chemical plant setting
- Proficient knowledge in basic NDE techniques (VT, UT, MT, PT)
- Proficient knowledge regarding API 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Enguipment in industry

Competencies:
- Ability to influence in integrity management
- Ability to implement and sustain integrity policy, procedure, standards, and practice
- Working knowledge in integrity/inspection management

Skills:
- Demonstrated project/program and risk management.
- Strong communication skills (verbal and written) to influence internal key stakeholders.
- Ability to coach and mentor others.

 
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