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  • Job reference: RMS0150679

Topsides Inspection Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Luanda
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/11/2014
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The Company:
An International Oil & Gas operator.

The Role:
The scope of the SERVICE consists in:
- ensuring inspection of TEPA Topsides Production facilities (Pressure Vessels, Piping Pressure Safety Valves…) and Floating/Storage/Offloading facilities (hull, crude oil tanks, water ballast tanks, utility tanks, offloading buoy…) in compliance with COMPANY integrity policy,
- coaching of 1 COMPANY junior Inspector.
- communicating between Company entities and Contractors for the preparation and execution of the Inspection Plans.

This SERVICE encompasses mainly the following activities:
- Implementation of the Inspection Plans for Topsides Production and Storage facilities (Pressure Vessels, Exchangers, Piping, Valves, Pressure Safety Device, Lifting equipment, Tanks, Structures).
- Issue the scope of work for preparation of equipment as required by the Inspection Plan (scaffolding, removal of thermal insulation, removal of internal components…),
- Carry out of the Inspection and Non Destructive Testing (visual examination, dye penetrant, magnetoscopy, ultrasonic testing…) in compliance with the relevant Safety Rules, Inspection Plans, Technical Procedures and Norms,
- Preparation and management of inspection operations carried out by contracted companies in compliance with the relevant Safety Rules, Inspection Plans, Technical Procedures and Norms.
- Assist the certified representatives for the regulated inspections (FPSO/Buoy Classification, Cranes, Lifeboats/Freefalls inspections…),
- Reporting of the inspection findings (equipment condition, observations, and measurements) with pre-defined Inspection Reports,
- Assessment of the nocivity of the inspection results,
- On the basis of inspection findings and available feedback, proposition of recommendations for corrective or preventive actions (modification of inspection plan, material selection, design of equipment, coating, cathodic protection, operating conditions, corrosion inhibition…),
- Issue the recommendations for maintenance actions using the CMMS SAP system and ensure their follow up,
- Ensure that repair / modifications / procurement of equipment comply with the relevant regulation, company rules, technical codes and norms,
- Participation to technical audits of contracted companies regarding Non Destructive Testing, Welding, Piping/Pressure Vessel fabrication, Coating,
- Carry out of the periodic measurements in compliance with the corrosion monitoring program and the cathodic protection monitoring program,
- Coaching for 1 COMPANY junior Topsides Inspector and coordination of inspection activities.

Mandatory Training
- Basic Fire Fighting,
- Basic First Aid,
- Risk awareness and prevention,
- Defensive Driving,
- Sensibilisation Crisis Room
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