Mechanical Integrity Engineer

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ernakulam, Kochi
  • Confidential
  • 7-10 years
  • 01 Sep 2015

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • Oil/ Gas/ Petrochemicals / Refinery
Job Description

1. Provide the first line of technical expertise on piping, pipeline, vessel and heat exchange systems in support of the profitable operation of the plant.

2. Develop and implement a mechanical integrity inspection program which supports safe, reliable, regulatory and efficient operation. The inspection requirements shall satisfy the local regulations (IBR requirements) and the company's procedures.

3. Resolve inspection findings in a way that supports plant availability whilst satisfying regulatory bodies and maintaining safety.

4. Explore and where appropriate, implement new technology solutions to enhance the cost effective way in which the mechanical integrity of the plant is maintained.

5. Resolve any issues associated with piping, vessels and heat exchange systems. This is likely to include designing and supervising repairs.

6. Provide the pressure systems technical review for any equipment or plant modifications in accordance with the Management of Change procedure.

7. Develop and own specific tools for the life cycle management, condition tracking of refractory systems and inspections.

The Pressure Systems Engineer will also need to have:

Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills in English across all levels (technical and non-technical)

The ability to troubleshoot and make good and timely decisions in a pressurized situation. He / she must be able to make high quality decisions on what action should be taken.

A good working knowledge of design, materials strength, corrosion, fatigue, creep, welding, fabrication, standard non-destructive test methods (e.g. Radiography (RT), Ultrasonics (UT), Magnetic Particle Inspection (MT), Dye Penetrant (PT)), specialist non-destructive test methods (e.g. Advanced Ultrasonic Inspection Methods, Eddy Current, Acoustic Emission).

A good working knowledge of certifications issues. (Including the essential requirements of Indias national and regional legislation). Experience of working with Government Inspection Bodies, 3rd party inspection bodies and an understanding of the Indian Boiler Regulations would be an advantage.

An understanding of the management, monitoring and repair of refractory systems.

Experience in design and an in depth understanding of the engineering principles on which the various codes of construction are based in order to make professional assessments. Practical experience in fabrication is also required, particularly when formulating or assessing repair procedures

Flexibility in terms of changing priorities, workload and working hours.

Full Driving Licence


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