3. Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities
3a. Key Objective of Position: Oversee the planning, scheduling, and execution of inspections of operating piping systems and equipment to monitor its integrity, predict failures, prevent unscheduled shutdowns, and extend equipment life; assure the completed product complies with engineering drawings specifications, nationally recognized industry codes, and good construction practices.
3b. Principal accountabilities (kindly limit to a maximum of eight)
- Develop, write, and maintain equipment files and computer programs which contain design data and drawings, documentation of work performed, repair history, corrosion history, and thickness trends to comply with regulatory laws and industry practice and aid in determining mechanical integrity and ensuring reliability.
- Provide maintenance and contractors across site with tools and techniques for welding, field installation, pressure testing and assure compliance to the site on local regulations such as API, ASME, NPFA
- Execute deep analysis in failures to identify trends, identify common failure mechanisms and causes and provide information to support root cause failure analysis
- Review and analyze data from inspections on equipment reliability issues on request of maintenance engineers and provide feedback.
- Actively support capital projects process by providing expertise in welding, quality inspection and reliability input to the Engineering Group for equipment design, specification and purchase
- Support Hazard Studies by providing reliability data of equipment and components
- Provide benchmark/industry data for reliability improvement and failure predictions
- Develop a training plan for company inspectors to maintain and increase the department level of competence.
- Other duties and assignments as directed by manager.
4. HEALTH, SAFETY, SECURITY & ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
- Understand and help implement the site’s Operating Policy, and HSSE goals and objectives.
- Support and participate in on-going HSSE improvement activities and committees.
3. Participate in audits facilitated by regulatory agencies such as Texas Railroad Commission, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, EPA, TCEQ, DOT, and OSHA.
5. QUALITY SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Be fully aware of your specific quality assurance responsibilities
Theoretical qualifications and practical experience and essential functions
- 10+ years of Mechanical Integrity Experience in a chemical plant
- Able to maintain API certifications (API-510, API-570, API-580, API-653, and NDT level 2 certification) as identified by Site Director
- Able to read, write and communicate in English
- Abe to wear respirator and fall protection equipment if needed
- Must be able to work in plant environment
- Must be able to wear safety shoes, safety glasses and hard hat