Monday, 2 June 2014

GASCO Job Opportunities in Abu Dhabi; Inspection Engineer

Job Title:    Inspection Engineer
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Employer:    Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd.

About GASCO:
Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (GASCO) was born in 1978, in the heart of the United Arab Emirates – its capital Abu Dhabi – as an answer to the vision of the late Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan who believed in the sound utilization of the Emirate’s significant gas resources.

The incorporation and establishment of GASCO as a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Shell, Total, and Partex, and the integration of ATHEER (a wholly owned ADNOC Company) in 2001, supported GASCO in realizing the vision to be one of the most innovative, respected and caring companies in the gas and hydrocarbon industry.

GASCO’s commitment in meeting the expectations of its various stakeholders – shareholders, employees and community, regulatory bodies and non governmental bodies, was recently recognized through the renewal of the Joint Venture Agreement originally signed in 1978.

Job Description:
The Inspection Section is responsible for carrying out all inspections activities required to ensure plant integrity and reliability for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the plant based on RBI methods. The job holder inspects plant process equipment, maintenance and capital investment works, and materials received in the warehouse when required, to ensure compliance with codes, standards and specifications. He handles contractors ranging from highly specialized to labors, depending on relevant inspection tasks, during Major Maintenance and/or Extraordinary Maintenance projects or other specific activities.

Job Duties:

  • Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives
  • Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the  job and deliver the respective section objectives

Policies, Processes, Systems, Procedures, and Controls
  • Implement approved Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the Section’s work programs in line with Company and International standards
  • Comply with all applicable legislation and legal regulations

  • Provide input for preparation of the Department budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives
  • Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control

Performance Management
  • Contribute to the achievement of  the approved Performance Objectives for the Section in line with the Company Performance framework

Innovation and Continuous Improvement
  • Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of   operational processes
  • Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
  • Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices

Provide inputs to prepare Section MIS and progress reports for GASCO Management

Specific Accountabilities:
  • Supervise all on-stream and shutdown inspection activities for stationary equipment, pressure relieving devices, corrosion monitoring and investigation of failures.
  • Identify areas of concern and propose dedicated inspection procedures to follow-up their resolution to improve Plants Integrity.
  • Prepare data to implement and updates the Risk Based Inspection (RBI) methodology to enhance Plants Integrity and Reliability in order to optimize inspection frequencies, maintenance cost and Plants Availability.
  • Advise on repair techniques, materials selection, welding procedures, inspection and testing requirements.
  • Supervise and participates in non-destructive testing of equipment and piping, including review of preliminary interpretations carried out by subordinates.
  • Check condition of safety relief valves, prescribes repairs, as required and witness relief pressure setting, including hot setting where needed.
  • Provide instruction to meet Competency Based Training programs for UAE Nationalization.
  • Review project FEED proposals and design documents regarding material selection and mechanical integrity, perform shop and field inspections and review QA/QC documents, method statements etc. during project execution.
  • Review Cathodic Protection (CP) data of plant underground piping, tanks, pipelines and jetty structures, and also conduct/supervise specialized surveys and recommend corrective actions.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent Professional Qualification

  • 6 or more years of relevant experience in leading plant inspection activities within a large industrial organization, preferably in the Oil and Gas industry

Competency Profile
Job Specific:

  • Good understating of development and implementation of inspection engineering related function's policies
  • Good understanding of all engineering disciplines, risk management, loss prevention techniques
  • Working knowledge of design, manufacture, metallurgy, welding, standards and legislation associated with inspection of plant/equipment and familiar with QA/QC systems and procedures
  • Technical ability in understanding codes, standards and inspection methods
  • Knowledge of HSE procedures & practices
  • Planning and Organising, Scheduling and Co-ordinating, Checking, Examining and Recording

Deadline Date: 14/06/2014

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