Senior Integrity Engineer - Structures

Location
Norwich
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
RMS0176424
Contact
James Smith
Sector
Energy
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role:
Key responsibilities include:
A key member of the “Competent Body” for both onshore and offshore assets and ensure they meet regularly to fulfil the expectations of the “Competent Body’s” terms of reference and demonstrate competent management of asset integrity.
Provide risk assessment and recommendation of action, and approve, requests to defer inspection and maintenance activities
Be responsible for the development, review and update of structural integrity management systems (SIMS). Continual development of risk based inspection strategies. Manage inspection cycle activities from scope agreement, technique selection, supplier selection, contract strategy, safety reviews, mobilisation, data acquisition monitoring & receipt & distribution of deliverables.
Act as a ‘focal point’ for Discipline Engineers and in direct support of line management
Contribute and be responsible for the development, review and update of structural integrity management systems. Undertake strategic reviews and assessments to guide the direction of the execution of the integrity management system.
Regulatory – Support HSEx liaison for technical discussion, audits and any consents and licences for new and existing facilities.
Contribute to the continual development and operation of risk based inspection strategies, identification of damage mechanisms, active overview, guidance and responsibility for delivery of inspection cycle activities from scope agreement, technique selection, supplier selection, contract strategy, safety reviews, mobilisation, data acquisition monitoring & receipt & distribution of deliverables
Contribute and be responsible for the management of topsides and subsea inspection strategies development on annual cycle in order to provide clear & concise inspection requirements to Inspection Engineers
Responsible for the management of topsides weight database for all offshore installations including the assessments for lifting and temporary loads.
Responsible for the management, review and programming of scheduled Air Gap and Tilt Surveys in accordance with the Structural Inspection Strategy
Support the Team Leader/Competent Structural Engineer in the Management of Change process (PMP/PeMoC) providing technical advice on modifications. Deliverables – safe completion of projects & modifications
Support the Team Leader/Competent Structural Engineer/Performance Standard owner in his duties regarding Performance Standard reviews and active management of P-Trac queries and anomalies.
Manage costs by controlling spending and promoting a challenging cost culture to ensure we get value from suppliers and contractors.
Support offshore assets and onshore Terminals in assessing day-to-day safety issues. Required deliverables include auditable input into isolation reviews, risk assessments and incident investigations, where necessary
Review and assess structural inspections for topside and subsea and responsible for the endorsement process for appropriate inspection frequencies and written schemes of examinations.
Generate, Specify and Review Repair Orders and Fabric Maintenance Recommendations in terms of scope and suitable timeframes.
Overseeing structural integrity support contractor’s performance, scope, quality of service and value for money, as directed.
Responsible for the development of information to support the Annual Summary Report ASR for all installations by the end of 1st Quarter, as directed.
Ensure that adequate structural calculations to determine the requirement for repair; also to specify remedial action; working to appropriate codes of practices; maintaining a clear appreciation of risk management in terms of integrity and remedial work execution.
Management of structural models and analyses in accordance with latest API’s, ISO’s or any other appropriate codes of practice, in the performance of relevant life extension assessments where required, and as directed

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The minimum requirements for this position (BSc or BEng) in Civil/Structural/Mechanical Engineering, working towards or already have professional membership of an appropriate Institute (ICE, IStructE or IMechE) and Chartered status.
Relevant experience working as a Structural Engineer dealing with structural integrity (topside and submerged sections) of mature offshore fixed platforms together with a good grounding in the application of API (RP2A), ISO 19901’s
Candidates with equivalent structural engineering experience and a passion for steelwork structures in challenging environments will be considered.