The Inspection Supervisor is responsible for leading and managing the refinery inspection group. This position also provides leadership and direction to contract inspection personnel. This position reports the Refinery Maintenance Manager.
-Uses innovative ways of inspecting, evaluating, and repairing refinery fixed equipment, while embracing an attitude of continuous improvement. Provides expertise and guidance to inspectors and fixed equipment engineer as necessary.
-Plans, develops, coordinates, executes and documents internal and external inspections for refinery fixed equipment. Ensures that activities comply with applicable ASME, NBIC, API, and Welding codes.
-Ensures that activities comply with the refinery mechanical integrity program.
-Evaluates and documents inspection results to ensure fitness for continued service.
-Recommends repair and/or additional inspection activities.
-Develops Turnaround work scope for fixed equipment.
-Coordinates work activities of on-site contract inspection personnel and conducts and/or coordinates off-site job inspections.
-Approves welding procedures and specifications for use on refinery fixed equipment.
-Studies corrosion rates and assembles data to assist in predicting remaining life of existing equipment and operating units.
-Directs the development, implementation and compliance with the Mechanical Integrity sections of OSHA 1910.119 – Process Safety Management for fixed equipment. Maintains the program and inspection records for fixed equipment.
-Supervises all Refining Division inspectors.
-Oversees work of contract inspectors, including ensuring contract inspection companies and personnel are adequately qualified and certified. Directs quality assurance/inspections for new installations, replacements, fabrication and repairs including the development of an inspection plan and review of welding procedures and metallurgical design.
-Participates in weekly duty rotation and carries a pager.
Degree: BS Preferred
Major Discipline: Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering
Experience Required: A minimum of ten years experience in Refinery Inspection.
Certifications: NBIC, API 510, 570, 653, ASNT Level II are preferred.
Proficiency in Excel, Word, PCMS, Meridium Condition Manager and Registry also required.