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  • Job reference: RMS0160212

Senior NDT Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/08/2015
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company which will construct, own and operate a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. Our client will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Conduct a full range of conventional Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods and advanced (non-conventional) NDT methods within the limits of his certifications.

1.Proficiently conduct conventional NDT methods in the petrochemical industry. These methods include, but not limited to, Liquid Penetrant (LP), Magnetic Particle (PMT), Radiography Test (RT), Ultrasonic Test (UT) including scanning & shear-wave, Bore-scoping, Infrared Thermography (IR), Positive Material Identification (PMI), and Acoustic Emission based portable leak detectors and Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL).
2.Ensure the integrity and reliability of plant equipment in support of in-service plant inspections, quality control, and engineering studies.
3.Under the direction of Senior NDT Technician, conduct advanced (non-conventional) NDT methods for applications that require advanced tools. These methods include RT of various energy levels, techniques and sources (e.g., Linear Accelerator and GAMA for high thickness material), Automated UT, Acoustic Emission (AE) for corrosion activity mapping and Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) for crack and weld defects characterization, Eddy Current (EC) for tube inspection, Internal Rotary Inspection System (IRIS) for wall thickness loss profiling, Laser Optics (LOTIS) for corrosion under insulation (CUI) and others based on proven NDT technologies.
4.Understand procedure, standards and specifications relevant to NDT test for strict compliance and proper planning.
5.Ensure readiness of NDT tools for accurate measurements and results.
6.Work on handling radiation sources such as loading, retrieval and control.
7.Evaluate system configuration, safety and area-readiness test.
8.Validate that appropriate conventional NDT is adequately selected for the intended inspection, type of defect, failure mechanism, material and service.
9.Assist senior NDT technicians and inspectors in selecting the appropriate advanced (non-conventional) method for a specific application as directed.
10.Understand capabilities and limitations of available conventional NDT methods to help in the selection of appropriate method.
11.Assist in developing NDT inspection discipline, including procedures, qualification tests, strategies, etc.
12.Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of all codes and standards pertaining to NDT selection, execution and interpretation.
13.Communicate NDT examination progress, results, and recommendations per applicable codes and standards to inspectors, equipment owners, or other interested parties.
14.Prepare reports on scope, methods used and final results of NDT inspection performed.
15.Update inspection records and data management system and successfully complete OJT tasks and assist in the training.
Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/ manager.
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