Mechanical Engineer/Unit Inspector

Vacancy number • CR-230563

Mechanical Engineer/Unit Inspector

  • Edmonton
  • Closes 22 May
  • 0 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Edmonton

What is required?

  • hours per week: 0
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024


Brunel is currently seeking a Unit Inspector with a mechanical engineering background, for a long-term contract in Strathcona, Alberta. As a key member of the Mechanical Integrity team, you will act as the owner for all pressure piping and equipment in your individual unit.

About this role

  • Historian for the condition and previous work-scope for all pressure piping and equipment covered by the Unit Inspector

  • Ensure all mitigating tasks, time-based and regulatory inspection are executed timely

  • Develop inspection worklists for annual maintenance and Turnaround based on both risk based and regulatory time-based drivers

  • Develop detailed scoping packages for mechanical planning, NDE contractor and mechanical contractor to execute inspection tasks

  • Monitor progress on annual plan to flag when tasks will not be completed on time, evaluates and communicates risk to site in order to develop interim mitigation plans

  • Support development of RBI strategies to ensure that history is adequately assessed and mitigating tasks are recommended in accordance with company policies

  • Act as the Owner's Inspector in individual unit (area of responsibility) to review and approve:, all NDE or QA/QC for repair/replacements (including project, turnaround, maintenance), all contractor ITP and WPS, and all repair/alteration travel sheets (most importantly pressure vessel)

  • Responsible to ensure frequent audits of QA/QC program to ensure the NPQA and related documents are being followed.

  • Ensure that NDE Techs are adequately qualified (certifications, calibration checks, UT exams, etc.), Welders certifications are up to date, ABSA regulations being followed, PMI records are complete.

  • Review all inspection data to assess the current risk and mitigation actions required

  • Responsible to develop quarterly inspection stewardship

  • Lead all visual inspection field activities and assessments during maintenance and turnaround

  • Develop detailed turnaround inspection reports

  • Create detailed history records for all API 510 internal or Onstream inspections

  • Notify the Chief Inspector for any regulatory incidents requiring notification to ABSA, or any regulatory non-compliance.

  • Incident / Emergency Response - Field assessment, visual inspection, NDE coordination and repair oversight.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Materials Engineering

  • Previous experience in the Oil & Gas industry, petrochemical and pressure equipment experience is an asset

  • API 510 or API 570 Certification

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work

About Brunel

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel connects the most talented and experienced specialists with both present-day and pioneering projects. With 120+ offices and more than 12,000 specialists around the world, we deliver people and workforce services that transform global projects in Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Mining, Infrastructure and Life Sciences.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Anna Lapushinskaya quoting publication number: CR-230563

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