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


Installation Integrity Engineer, Offshore

This is a unique opportunity to become an integral part of our Integrity team contributing to the management of the integrity of pressure systems. This will entail taking ownership of Written Schemes of Examination, inspection regimes, inspection methodology, defect assessment, fit for purpose assessments and repair strategies for offshore pressure systems, in direct support of the onshore Senior Integrity Engineers. You will also have responsibility for the supervision and direction of offshore inspection activities for offshore topside pressure systems, pipelines and structures. You will provide active support to the Competent Person and actively support the specific goal of ensuring PUK pressure containing assets remain fit for purpose until the projected end of field life dates. This is a permanent position, working offshore, operating on a 2 week on 2 week off rotation.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Be part of the offshore inspection team, supervising the execution of inspections and ensuring that all integrity threats are adequately addressed through inspection and repair.
• Responsible for reviewing the adequacy written schemes of examination and adjusting inspection plans to address the as found condition of equipment, to enrich and focus inspection reports for any unforeseen integrity threats as well as the routine planned WSE scopes.
• Review, update and provide clarity to inspection asset lists to the offshore inspection team leader by communicating priorities and inspection expectations. Monitor progress of inspection execution to ensure inspection due dates are met and inspection resource is adequate to meet the planned workloads. Communicate progress with the Senior Inspection Engineer and advise on need for any adjustments.
• Inspection Quality - ensure all inspection reports are reviewed for fulfilment of scope ensuring that the onsite, as found condition of the asset is accurately and fully reflected in the scope of the inspection report. Highlight any shortcomings of the report directly to the offshore inspection team leader. Provide constructive feedback to the Inspection Technicians on the quality of their reports to continuously develop and improve competence, and report quality and accuracy.
• Review inspection findings and propose updated written schemes of examination (WSE) to appropriately address and manage the future integrity of equipment by population of PUK's WSE electronic database (TiM).
• Identify repairs where necessary and propose, raise and review repair orders & fabric maintenance recommendations by population of MAXIMO. Assist Senior Integrity Engineer to energise and initiate timely execution of repair orders and fabric maintenance activities necessary to maintain legal compliance and safe future service. Ensure that repair order assessments remain current and that overdue repair orders are appropriately reassessed for safe continued use.
• Communicate integrity concerns appropriately to the onshore Senior Integrity Engineer and when required, to the wider business and provide strategic updates on emerging issues and integrity projects.
• Regulatory - support the team leader with HSE liaison for technical discussion, audits and any consents and licences for new and existing facilities.
• Support the Senior Integrity Engineer by contributing towards the preparation of an annual pressure systems integrity summary and overall fitness for service statement.
• Support the Team Leader and Senior Integrity Engineer in the timely review and management of P-Trac items against designated asset.
• Support offshore operations in assessing day-to-day safety issues. Required deliverables include auditable input into isolation reviews, risk assessments and incident investigations, where necessary.
• Contribute to internal failure investigations and act on conclusions from such investigations to prevent reoccurrence.
• Conduct audits of inspectors, inspections and overall integrity management processes as requested by the Onshore integrity team.

Safety & Environmentally Critical Tasks:
Immediate Recognition of Defects & Anomalies which represent a serious threat to safety/integrity timely/appropriate communication, notification and advice to integrity engineers, line management & operations staff as appropriate.
Compliance (HSE) - Ensure regulatory compliance assurance and communicate with the external HSE and internally with HSE Dept. Required deliverables include attendance at required meetings and reviews and ensuring the operation remains in compliance with the safety cases and other legal requirements, maintaining good relations with external agencies.
Risk Management - Understand operational risk to ensure that the client is not taking inappropriate risks in executing their work. This requires a good knowledge of HSE acceptable standards and risk management tools.

Key Requirements:
• The minimum requirement for this position is a recognised academic qualification in Engineering (or similar), with Incorporated or Chartered status (or working towards it).
• Experience in Process / Petrochemicals Industry & / or onshore / offshore oil & gas is preferable. Relevant experience should include pressure vessel design, risk-based inspection planning, fitness for service assessment, plant inspection and repair planning.
• With an analytic eye for detail, you should have a pro-active, hands on and innovative approach to problem solving and good interpersonal, IT and communication skills.
• Working as part of the Integrity Team sharing your skills and knowledge and developing new procedures and systems is essential

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.