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Inspection Team Leader

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/04/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, whose aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. They employ around 90,000 people in more than 80 countries and territories.

The Role:
• To manage inspection work scopes on pressure systems and equipment with particular responsibility for pressure vessel, heat exchanger, tank and pipework examination and relief valve recertification.
• To provide an inspection service for structural and pipeline examinations and monitoring of welding and NDT activities.
• To ensure inspection activities are carried out in accordance with the UIO Inspection Quality System (IQS).
• To manage the Risk Based Inspection (RBI) and Non Intrusive Inspection (NII) processes.
• To supervise the assigned inspection team, ensuring sufficient resource is available for the required work.
• Supervise the production of long and short term inspection plans and scopes of work and approve inspection plans.
• Ensure requirements of IQS are met by team, monitor compliance and report deviations to Head of Inspection.
• Maintain auditable competence register of inspection personnel.
• Participate in management and technical meetings of the Inspection discipline, leading where required.
• Ensure Inspection databases including SAP are maintained.
• Coach, supervise and monitor the performance of inspection personnel.
• Responsible for RBI plans. Approve the decisions of expert groups as required to develop RBI plans, taking into consideration NII guidelines.
• Participate in audits by external bodies e.g. Health and Safety Executive (HSE), United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and in internal audits.
• Participate as required in incident/safety investigations.
• Provide input to Annual Inspection Report.
• Monitor inspection budget spend and reporting and provide input to Business Plans.
• Monitor NDT contractor performance o Act as Inspection Technical Authority (TA2).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Higher education qualification in technical or engineering discipline or equivalent, but candidates with appropriate experience will also be considered.
• Chartered Engineer status is preferred.
• Extensive experience in inspection/maintenance of plant and equipment in hydrocarbon production, petrochemical or process industries.
• Significant experience in RBI application.
• Proven experience of managing staff and contractors.
• Competence Requirements - Knowledge of NDT codes, standards and procedures,Skill in principles and application of Risk Based Inspection, Knowledge of principles and application of Non Intrusive Inspection and Knowledge of internal auditing processes.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Personal Attributes:

High level of personal integrity.
Medically fit.
Team player but also able to work on own initiative.
Good communicator.
Delivers results through others.
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