Lead Integrity Engineer

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Lead Integrity Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Contact:

    Salem Mubarak

  • Contact email:

    salem@paragon-ge.com

  • Job ref:

    219

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-25

Paragon GE is looking for a Lead Integrity Engineer for the client an Oil & Gas company in the UK.

The position is based in London and will be a staff role based in the client’s global headquarters.

The ideal candidate must have in-depth technical knowledge of offshore Oil production system from seabed to Topside: Subsea Production Systems, Rigid and flexible flowline/Riser, Jacket leg, Fatigue Assessment, Life extension study, Risk Based Integrity Management System. Good working knowledge on Subsea IRM Activities, brownfield modification and mature field operations are preferred.

Candidates must be degree qualified and have a minimum of 7 years relevant experience and must be UK nationals or have the “Right to Work” in the UK.

Position Title: Lead Integrity Engineer
Contract Type: Staff residential
Expected package: To be discussed.
Location: London, UK

Purpose of the Role
  • The Integrity Lead will be reporting to the Technical & Projects Manager and will be coordinating all Asset Integrity matters assigned to the London office.
  • The primary focus of this role is the design review, assurance and verification functions that ensure a product, process, or system meets its appropriate and intended requirements under stated operating conditions.
  • Application of these disciplines should not adversely impact a program, but should in fact minimize cost, schedule, technical and legal risks and improve the overall life cycle cost.
  • Responsible for preparing and following up process’ that improves operational reliability, safety and asset protection whilst at the same time helping to maximize plant performance and mitigate the constant challenges and hazards.
  • The Integrity Lead will therefore have to manage and deliver the Group Integrity Management System (IMS) as well as ensuring that this IMS framework is effectively adopted and adhered to by all subsidiaries considering the regional, country requirements and regulations (as applicable).
  • The work scope of the Integrity Lead with cover subsea equipment, structural, floating asset, Jacket platform, offloading system but will not include Well Integrity, Maintenance and Process Equipment.

Job Functions
Essential Skills
In-depth technical knowledge of offshore Oil production system from seabed to Topside: Subsea Production Systems, Rigid and flexible flowline/Riser, Jacket leg, Fatigue Assessment, Life extension study, Risk Based Integrity Management System.
Good working knowledge on Subsea IRM Activities, brownfield modification and mature field operations are preferred.

Main Responsibilities and Activities (as listed but not limited to the following):
Group Integrity Governance
  • Integrity management leadership which includes verification and assurance of facilities (basic repair methods and strategies, static equipment repair and temporary repairs, maintenance, corrosion engineering, inspection engineering, chemical management and maintenance management)
  • Support in the development, implementation and maintenance of Integrity Management Plans (AIM
  • Framework, Pipelines and Subsea Integrity Management System, Pressure System Integrity
  • Management Standard, Structural Integrity Management Standards, AIM Policy, etc)
  • Evaluate and adopt industry best practices to benchmark company’s AIMS against other international oil companies, taking into consideration the applicable regulations, codes, and standards as well as Group Business Model, Ensure systematic and consistent implementation of work methods and procedures used in maintenance and inspection and recommend improvements, Define asset integrity and process safety targets and establish standards to sustain operational excellence.
  • Strategize and drive the development and implementation of an effective technical integrity
framework and communications infrastructure, through detailed analysis of design basis, operating envelopes (limits), and maintenance philosophies and strategies.
  • Strategize and formulate an assurance and reporting process, to confirm that technical integrity barriers remain fit for purpose.
  • Participate in management steering committees to periodically review the asset integrity KPIs, SCEs
  • Barriers performance standard verification, focused asset integrity reviews audit findings, and accident investigation findings.

Support to Subsidiaries
  • Participate in preparation of capital and operating budgets for inspection
  • Support and Ensure Compliance of the inspection programs and activities
  • Implement Inspection and Corrosion Control Policy and Risk Based Inspection (RBI) methods to manage integrity, and optimize inspections frequency, maintenance cost and plant availability Conduct RBI reviews
  • Initiate or conducts special studies for improving facilities or operation; provides specialized technical service in recognized engineering fields; acts as consultant on complex engineering problems; designs and projects; coordinates or directs work of other engineers.
  • Identify, investigate and assess deterioration/corrosion and ensure timely maintenance of the affected facilities
  • Liaise closely with Operations, Technical Services, Corrosion engineering, Inspection Engineering, Verification Engineering, Process/Chemical and Mechanical Engineering and other maintenance units to coordinate major shutdowns and turn-around activities
  • Involvement, analysis and preparation of failure investigations
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to Company organizations, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on matters relating to AIMS.

Support to Projects
  • Provide the project's management teams and operating facilities with guidance to establishing and safeguarding asset integrity throughout asset lifecycle (i.e., Design, Procurement and Construction, Operation and Maintenance and Decommissioning).
  • Prepare and maintain short- and long-term subsea inspection plans for new projects based on Company approved inspection strategy and ensure these are effectively handed over to subsidiary integrity management team,

Other Activities (as listed but not limited to the following):
  • Coordinates with Company and other entities of the project
  • Maintains good relationship with internal and external parties

HSEQ responsibilities:
  • Support and enforce company’s HSEQ objectives and directives
  • Risk Prioritization of Area identified risks and mitigation measures.
  • Participation in the HAZID/HAZOP/Risk Assessments & provide input from Subsea Operations point of view.
  • Promote HSEQ awareness of workforce and contractors and ensure that HSE is given the highest priority
  • Listen to, evaluate any project team member’s concerns; ensure that potential failures, weaknesses and hazards are immediately addressed and reported
  • Conduct alignment sessions for project management team members with respect to objectives

Key Working Relations:
  • In Country Integrity Team,
  • In Country Operations and Production Team
  • Project/Technical Team in London
  • London Disciplines Lead Engineers,
  • Risk management team

Qualifications & Experience
  • Master of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to Company organizations, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on matters relating to AIMS.
  • >7 years’ experience in oil and/or Gas sector with a focus on offshore production asset,
  • >5 years relevant experiences in Integrity Management, Risk Based Inspection and In-Services Inspection, Knowledge of pipeline corrosion, failure mechanisms, corrosion controls, SHE standards and a proven track record in a subsea & pipelines integrity focused organization.
  • Thorough understanding of defect assessment techniques in accordance with relevant codes / standards
  • Life Extension Study Experiences, Competent in relationship management working with a diverse set of stakeholders including contractors and government regulators.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels in the field and in the office as well as outside of the company.
  • Good communication (people) skills. Used to motivate and manage a team
  • Fluent English
  • Proven track record of strong Continuous Improvement skills.