Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgist / Materials Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Norwich, England, United Kingdom

Our client, a major Oil & Gas operations company, are looking to add a Senior Integrity Engineer to work based at their Norwich office.

The role will be a permanent contract working onshore Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

Working within our Integrity team, this is a critical role where you will ensure clients pressure containing assets remain fit for purpose and fully support the Competent Person under onshore PSSR & COMAH schemes for onshore terminals and offshore assets. You will have responsibility for managing the integrity of  pressure systems fixed equipment, including ownership of Written Schemes of Examination, inspection regimes, inspection methodology, PSV management, defect assessment and fit for purpose assessments (for onshore and offshore pressure systems).
With an analytic eye for detail, you should have a pro-active, hands on and innovative approach to problem solving and good communication skills. Whilst this role is office based there will be a requirement to travel offshore on occasions.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Act as focal point for pressure systems integrity team for designated responsible area assets (Offshore North, Offshore South, Offshore Central or Onshore Terminals)
• Contribute towards the development, review, and update of fixed equipment integrity management systems. Undertake strategic reviews and assessments to guide the direction of
the execution of the integrity management system.
• Review pressure systems inspection & maintenance strategies regularly in terms of alignment with field life expectations of clients infrastructure. Provide the team leader with
regular feedback on systems performance and make recommendations for systems improvement and strategic integrity project needs.
• Define vessel and pipework inspection plans, identifying applicable damage mechanisms, suitable inspection techniques and using industry standards, codes and best working practices
• Identify repairs where necessary and propose, raise and review repair orders & fabric maintenance recommendations by population of MAXIMO. Act as focal point for energising and initiating timely execution of repair orders and fabric maintenance activities
• Specify and define suitable temporary and permanent repair scopes, including inspection and test plans in line with recognized industry codes and standards. Ensure that repair order assessments remain current and that overdue repair orders are appropriately reassessed for safe continued use
• Act as team member within the "Competent Body" (RBI Team) to meet the expectations of PSSR & COMAH Scheme for onshore terminals & offshore assets. Utilise the RBI Team to underpin this role and demonstrate the activities of the Competent Body.
• Provide supervision and guidance to Integrity Engineers.
• Provide risk assessment and recommendations of action to the team leader, for requests to defer inspection and maintenance activities.
• Manage and review external studies by specialist contractors
• Contribute to a run internal failure investigations and act on conclusions from such investigations to prevent reoccurrence.

Experience / Qualifications
• Recognised Mechanical or Metallurgy degree and chartered status (or working towards).
• Ideally at least 5 to 10 years of experience in the Process / Petrochemicals Industry, with 5
years' experience within onshore/offshore oil & gas.
• Relevant experience should include pressure vessel design, risk-based inspection planning,
fitness for service assessment, plant inspection, corrosion management and repair planning.


Our client values and rewards their people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of

benefits including:

• Life Assurance

• Private Medical Insurance

• Flexible Benefit Allowance

• Defined Contribution Pension

• Discretionary Bonus

• 25 days holiday + bank holidays

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.