Team Lead Inspection Services

Oman - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Academic Bachelor

Are you a dedicated, Independent, Enthusiastic Individual and Interested in joining the team of our Client, one of the biggest refinery companies in the Middle East.

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Chetan Vallala, Account manager

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About this role

Role Purpose

  • Leads the developed, implement & maintain Plant Inspection Services Program in Inspection Services - Plants at company for the Technical function, under Manager Inspection Services scope’s; through (1) leading the implementation of Plant Inspection Services Program to minimized equipment/piping failures and maximized equipment/piping system availability in the assigned plants, (2) Provide leadership & guidance to the team members in Inspection Services for individual development and capabilities improvement that contribute significantly to the achievement of business objectives and department/team goals, and (3) Supervises the related team at Inspection Services for the implementation and continuous improvement of process in petrochemical areas.


  • Developing & overseeing inspection programs and systems to ensure plant & equipment meet the required company standards, codes of practice, strategies and legislation needs;
  • Ensure systematic review, comments and approval of Quality Control Plans & Inspection Test Plan (ITP) from external contractors for the new projects/plant modification, shutdowns and ensure the work quality and hence ensure plant integrity and reliability;
  • Develop, implement and maintain technically sound inspections, recommendations and reports for routine maintenance, projects and turnaround activities;
  • Development and management of annual inspection plans including technical content, schedule and timely execution;
  • Responsible for the management, review, supervision and approval for inspection support activities by external contractors;
  • Leadership direction, decisions and personal work that result in:• Maximized equipment availability through effective inspection control programs;
    • Minimized intrusive inspections through effective inspection techniques;• Minimised turnaround execution days and maximised time between turnarounds;
    • Defect elimination and root cause analysis of all repetitive equipment failures;
  • Ensuring quality and efficiency of inspection reports and documentation;
  • Timely identification of issues & problems that may imply risk to personnel, equipment & environment or prevent efficient operation are accurately & technically identified, assessed and coordinated to concern department;
  • Department & team key performance indicator are defined and are in place.

About you

  • Minimum Qualifications for this position is a University degree in Metallurgy / Mechanical Engineering or similar;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role along with a minimum total experience of 12 years in Inspection Services (Oil & Gas / Petrochemical or Refinery Plant experience preferred);
  • Working knowledge of design, manufacture, metallurgy, applicable code & standard associated with inspection of plant/equipment and familiar with QA/QC systems and procedures;
  • Good knowledge of relevant API, ASTM, NACE, ASME and TEMA standards / codes;
  • Inspection experience specifically in the areas of Pipe Fitting, Welding, Welder Qualification, Welding Procedures, Non Destructive Testing and Hydraulic Testing in the field of Static & Piping works;
  • Knowledge and experience in NDT and specialized equipment inspection techniques;
  • Knowledge of RBI, RCA and defect elimination;
  • Experience in Refining/petrochemical process (PFD, P &ID and Isometrics), Engineering drawings, materials & corrosion;
  • Broad knowledge & experience of mechanical engineering principals including risk based inspection and fitness for service assessments;
  • Knowledge in :• Corrosion inhibitors and corrosion control measures;
    NACE, ASME and other industry codes;Expertise on RBI, RCA and defect elimination;
    Risk Assessments, HAZOPS & Safety;Good knowledge in QA/QC, ISO 9001, ISO 1400 and HSE plans;
  • Certification : • Risk Based Inspection Certification (API 580/581) is an advantage;
    • API certification (API 570/510/653) and CSWIP or AWS-CWI is an advantage;ASNT Level II certification is desirable;
  • Familiar with methodologies/techniques which are applicable to the RBI Practice such as (hazard identification techniques);
  • Knowledge of inspection, corrosion engineering, welding, materials and QA / QC;
  • Experience and well versed in field investigation, inspections, troubleshooting, performance checks, data compilation, etc.;
  • Knowledge & experience in NDT & specialized equipment inspection techniques;
  • Experience in condition monitoring systems on piping and static equipment.

What we offer

  • Work Schedule : 5 Days a week work
  • Duration of Contract : Unlimited, Staff role with expat benefits

About us

Our client is one of Oman’s largest and most rapidly growing businesses in the Middle East oil industry


  • Vacancy number: PUB206028
  • Location: Oman
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 48
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Chetan Vallala

Account manager Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

+971 4 3153 037

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