Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States
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Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of FER API Inspector located in Pascagoula,MS , through (June 24th, 2018) at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Primary duties are to communicate & maintain the mechanical integrity programs within the Refinery for the Fixed equipment teams. Inspectors are responsible to develop electronic inspection Plans, perform and document physical inspections of process plants & Blending and Shipping facilities. This includes planning /performing on-stream, emergency, and shutdown inspections and directing the work of inspection contractors.
The Inspector utilizes NDE to predict equipment corrosion, construction code adherence, process data analysis, and works with other disciplines to maintain overall plant reliability. Inspector will be assigned a mentor to assist with understanding job responsibilities and work processes. Periodically requires working beyond the 40 hr per week including nights, weekends and holidays.
Salary grade placement will be based on experience. Promotion requires being a decision maker based on communicating and demonstrating predictive reliability knowledge and effectively utilizing NDE technology and data. This requires personal initiative to master the knowledge of plant processes, refining corrosion, metallurgy, API, ASME, NBIC, State and Company practices.
Job posting will be open through June 24th, 2018
Responsibilities for this position may include but not limited to the following:
- Uses electronic NDE data to predict corrosion rates.
- Makes repair decisions and issues repair work orders.
- Ensures all compliance requirements are met.
- Manages time and cost estimates for contract inspectors and specialized NDE personnel.
- Responsible for Inspection manpower costs and headcount estimates.
- Provides technical information for engineers, planners, operators and maintenance personnel
- Plan, coordinate and perform required internal and external compliance inspections for tanks, vessels, columns, and piping at jurisdictional mandated intervals.
- Provide guidance on required equipment repairs, replacement and/or upgrades to meet both corporate and code requirements.
- Maintain accurate and timely documentation of inspection results, failures and repair histories in Meridium.
- Performs level I fitness for service and risk based analysis on systems to determine required inspection frequencies and service life of equipment with defects.
- Implement and maintain reliability plans and a risk based inspection (RBI) program for assigned area. Provide updates to both when process conditions dictate or inspection related updates are needed.
- Participate in design reviews for new construction and equipment to ensure it meets company and code requirements as well as Design for Reliability factors.
- Provides Inspection coverage as required for both planned and unplanned events.
- Participate in turnaround inspection scope planning. During turnarounds, manage inspection requirements such as internal inspections, defining required repairs, and NDE scheduling and validation with possible nights and weekend work hours required.
- Provide technical consultation to Process, Reliability and Resources groups. Be Reliability liaison to ETC experts.
- Must have good communication skills, both oral and written. Maintains inspection data, records, and recommendations in several reliability data management applications (i.e. Meridium).
- Ability to participate and lead team approaches to problem solving and root cause analysis investigations, includes team members in all issues, and openly reaches consensus on cross-functional issues.
- Participate in Reliability and Damage Mechanism Review Studies for assigned area.
- Computer skills (word, excel, access, Meridium, etc.) needed to maintain the Refinery electronic historical database
- Heavy communication with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering are required including upper management personnel.
- Documents results of all inspections and repairs in Meridium database.
- Successfully participates in overall reliability training – technical, inspection, analytical, and communication courses.
- Actively participates in or has led Safety programs. Personal record reflects the support of safety objectives.
- H.S. diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum 1 Inspection certification: API 510, 570, NBIC IS endorsement and 5 year refinery or equivalent industrial experience (API inspector position)
- Demonstrates knowledge of typical NDE methods used in a refinery inspection program
- Demonstrate strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, electronic databases, etc.)
- NBIC commissioned
- API certifications (570, 510, or 653) or
- NDE certifications and knowledge of QA/QC, RBI, Infrared, and FFS.
- Demonstrates knowledge of refinery corrosion mechanism
- Demonstrates knowledge of basic metallurgy.
- Experience performing on-stream and shutdown inspections of refinery equipment and piping.
- Ability to analyze corrosion data.
- Demonstrates ability to plan and organize inspection resources to meet deadlines.
- Demonstrates ability to work on numerous projects at one time and bring technical issues to a close.
- Demonstrates ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and orally.
- Demonstrates basic technical/business writing skills.
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