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  • Job reference: RMS0129974

Asset Integrity Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/04/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/06/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Sadara Chemical Company is an exciting joint venture between Saudi Aramco, one of the leading energy suppliers to the world, and The Dow Chemical Company a leading science and Technology Company of the world. Sardara will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase establishing a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added performance products encompassing 26 manufacturing plants. The integrated complex based in Al Jubayl, Kingdom o

The Role:
Perform full range of activities related to mechanical, materials, inspection & corrosion engineering to improve integrity of Process Containment Equipment (PCE), piping and fixed assets in general.

• Work with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering (OME) Teams and acts as a focal point to provide day -to-day technical integrity and engineering support for Process Containment Equipment (PCE) and piping integrity for safe and reliable operations.
• Perform or lead evaluations of inspection reports & metallurgical results and corrosion data to provide short and long term solutions for continuous improvement of asset integrity and reliability through adopting sound engineering judgement, experience and best practices.
• Interfaces and coordinates with speciality (discipline) engineering , reliability, maintenance, operations and safety to conduct technical integrity assessments and failure analysis to resolve complex or chronic issues related to PCE and piping integrity and corrosion.
• Conducts or leads Fitness-For-Service (FFS) studies.
• Evaluate inspection & corrosion data, investigate failures and devise engineered solutions to proactively improve process plant equipment and critical systems integrity.
• Uses effective tools to conduct RCA, failure analysis and assessments on Process Containment Equipment (PCE) and piping to continually improve mechanical integrity and reliability.
• Adopts proven methodologies to assess or lead assessments of systems and programs to assure and sustain technical integrity of fixed assets.
• Provides mechanical integrity and inspection expertise in support of PCE and piping repair, restoration & modification and in support of engineering & EHS studies, design reviews, projects quality and incident investigations.
• Leads or participates in Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) assessments, coordinates facilitation of required resources and ensures utilization of the latest proven tools to optimize equipment inspection/ testing schedule, intervals and procedures.
• Develops and maintains mechanical integrity and inspection standards, manuals, methodologies, work processes, procedures and enabling tools and systems.
• Uses long term cost of ownership and integrity engineering principles to provide equipment integrity data to the technical resource networks for evaluation of equipment performance, vendor performance, and modifications.
• Develops, reviews and updates PCE & piping equipment strategy and registration documents.
• Serves as a technical resource in Mechanical integrity & corrosion; working across site work processes; networking broadly with the technical community; identifying opportunities and priorities of technology improvements.
• Supports procurement and contracting for technical evaluation of vendors/suppliers to ensure successful development scope and requirements.
• Plans and pursue own professional development and assists training of entry level engineers and personnel to develop technical ability and understanding of applicable codes, standards, inspection methods.
• Develop and implement methodologies to ensure compliance with client’s engineering specifications, safety, quality and reliability requirements in alignment with applicable industry standards, codes and regulatory requirements.
• Keeps current of the latest developments in applicable standards, codes, practices, procedures, methods, integrity analysis tools and safety requirements; stays abreast of new technologies and their possible uses by clients.
• Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/ manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, or equivalent.
• Working knowledge of industry codes and standards related to quality, safety, inspection and asset integrity in Chemical and petrochemical industries i.e. API, ASME & ANSI.
• Professional Certifications: Combination of API 570: Piping Inspection Code; API 510: Vessel Inspection Code; API 653: Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction; NACE Corrosion Certification plus other certifications as indicated below:
• One of any of the above API certifications; AWS Welding Inspection Certification; NACE Corrosion Technologist.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Quality of Work
• Teamwork
• Communication skills
• Safety conscious
• Systematic and analytical thinking
• Innovative Approach
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