May 15, 2018

Senior Integrity Engineer (Topside) UAE Jobs - Petroplan

  • Petroplan
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Integrity Engineer (Topside)

Company Name: Petroplan

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Salary: US$240000 - US$300000 per annum allowances


About Petroplan:

Petroplan is the global recruitment specialist for employers and professionals in the oil, gas and energy sector. Our mission is to explore further, seeking the very best contract and permanent recruitment opportunities across the world. Hence we consider ourselves to be the Energy Talent Explorers. We have specialist discipline knowledge for the people who are responsible for Drilling and Well Engineering, Project Management, Subsurface, Subsea and Marine, HSEQ, Discipline Engineering and Construction/Operations. Our understanding does not stop there – Petroplan also recruits and mobilises business service and operational experts for Supply Chain, IT, Finance, HR, Sales and Manufacturing opportunities. Access to this breadth of roles and candidates makes us very good at what we do.


Job Summary: The Senior Integrity Engineer (Topsides) will work on a topsides project with a key oil and gas operator in the Middle East, the integrity engineer will be the Focal Point for all Topsides Pressure Systems Integrity issues throughout offshore and onshore operations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Implement the Pressure Systems Integrity Management System (PRIMS). Improve, update and maintain the Pressure Systems Integrity Management System and Strategy and supporting documents.
  • Act as the Responsible Person for the Safety Critical Elements related to Pressure Systems. Support Operations, Projects, Engineering and Maintenance groups with technical review and Technical Authority (TA) approval of Pressure System Design Change proposals.
  • Manage external Inspection Contractors and act as the Company's Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for areas related to Pressure Systems.
  • Maintain and update of pressure system components risk rankings based on Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Assessments. Compile and issue of "Written Schemes of Inspection" for topside pressure system inspections to the inspection contractor(s) and analysis of inspection data upon completion.
  • Identify and report requirements for pressure system repairs and remedial works, as required.
  • Control of all relevant pressure system engineering information and records within the discipline database. Ensure that all elements of Pressure Systems Equipment Integrity data are captured and managed effectively to support an Integrity Assurance Databases, and the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Assist the Engineering and Operations Groups by providing ongoing Pressure Systems Integrity Technical Support to all the company's operating areas.
  • Undertake audits to assure compliance with PRIMS and close-out of all Pressure System Integrity related legacy and audit actions. Maintain assurance documentation of Pressure System Integrity and co-ordinate with Independent Competent Party (ICP) verification.
  • Provide integrity engineer reports on Pressure System Integrity status to Senior Management.
  • Compile and manage budget requirement for implementation of the PRIMS system and strategy.
  • Participate in external activities to ensure current developments in integrity management techniques and practices are being applied, as appropriate to our facilities, in accordance with "good oilfield practice".


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Senior Integrity Engineer (Topside) must hold a Degree in relevant Discipline, preferably Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering/ Chartered Engineer preferred.
  • Ideally with more than 15 years of relevant experience offshore oil & gas pipeline industry; however, candidates with 12 years will be considered if they show an excellent track record in the requirement mentioned herewith.
  • Former knowledge or experience working in Dubai beneficial.
  • Ideally previous experience in an integrity engineer role.
  • North Sea and Middle East Experience would be added advantage.
  • Hands on experience in integrity management and engineering. Preferably has worked within engineering companies or consultants.
  • Broad experience in data analysis and statistical analysis and information management.
  • Relevant experience in the offshore oil and gas industry with involvement in Risk based Inspection and advanced Non-destructive Testing (NDT) techniques.


Personal Competencies/Skills/Others:

  • Strong, practical understanding of asset integrity assurance in oil and gas.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Process Safety, risk assessment, safety management and technical integrity management within an Exploration and Production (E&P) environment. Integrity Assurance assessment and integrated safety case experience.
  • Capable of managing large scale databases and inspection programs.
  • Proficient in the use of data as a means of evaluating risk ranking and inspection plans.
  • Analytical and Logical thinker. Capable of utilising and organising limited and scattered information to make rational conclusions and decisions.
  • Capable of conducting own research and can come up with solutions to technical challenges based on published industry papers and reports. A candidate who published their own technical works and presented research will be considered at an advantage.
  • Very good English communication skills; very good at reporting and presenting (verbal and written).
  • Excellent in using MS Office Applications especially EXCEL.

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