Senior Facility Inspector (HPC)

Inter Pipeline - Sherwood Park, AB (30+ days ago)

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We are a major energy infrastructure business that has experienced tremendous growth over the past decade. This growth has provided our employees with stability, positive challenges, new career paths and opportunities to work in a dynamic team environment. As one of Alberta’s Top 75 Employers we are proud to say no matter where your role at Inter Pipeline may lie, you are provided ample opportunities for valued contribution and innovation, with a strong emphasis on employee growth.

This position is based out of the Heartland Petrochemical Complex (HPC) and reports to the Supervisor, Facility Integrity Implementation. This role supports Inter Pipelines (IPL) strategy to operate all assets in a safe, compliant and reliable manner. The primary functions of this position are to fill the role of In-Service Pressure Vessel Inspector, oversee inspection contractors and ensure the commitments of the Facility Integrity Program are being fulfilled for the assigned portion of the facility

Technical diploma or degree in Mechanical, Welding, Materials or Metallurgy

10+ years’ experience with pressure equipment inspection, construction, repair and maintenance in a petrochemical complex

Skills :
API 510 and API 570 Certification is required
API 580 and 653 is preferred
Holds or eligible for an In-Service Pressure Vessel Inspector Certificate of Competency
Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Act, Safety Codes Act and Pipeline Act and their associated Regulations.
Knowledge of ABSA requirements.
Knowledge of ASME, API and CSA codes and standards.

Key Activities and Responsibilities

Maintaining inspection programs for HPC and coordinating and reporting results of inspections on pressure equipment and aboveground storage tanks; process piping other than pressure piping; and structural supports, fireproofing, and insulation of pressure equipment and process piping.
Support investigation of near misses and incidents involving pressure equipment integrity.
Direct the use of contract inspectors/NDE technicians for pressure equipment inspection as per documented plans.
Fulfill the role of In-Service Pressure Vessel Inspector as it relates to pressure equipment operated by IPL under the jurisdiction of ABSA. Specific responsibilities are described in The Safety Codes Act and Regulations and IPL's Pressure Equipment Integrity Management manual.
Acting as the liaison with ABSA for all inspection and reporting on pressure equipment including routine inspection of operating pressure equipment, and alterations or repairs to pressure equipment.
Coordination of and reporting results of pressure equipment inspection.
Reporting of, inspecting and rectifying non-conformances.
Ensuring a pressure equipment file is maintained for each piece of pressure equipment.
Investigating near misses and incidents involving pressure equipment.
Maintaining copies of applicable Acts, Regulations, codes and standards.
Assist the Supervisor, Facility Integrity Implementation with the following:
Developing annual budgets for HPC.
Managing annual program costs to the approved budget and re-forecasting costs quarterly, or more often if significant variances from budget are anticipated.
Reporting on accruals and re-forecasting AFEs of assigned projects monthly.

Full time Monday-Friday

As this position is identified as safety and/or security sensitive, employment of a final candidate will be conditional upon completion of pre-employment medical, drug/alcohol, employment verification and criminal background check assessments with satisfactory results.