Evident Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment
CHIEF INSPECTOR - Bayway Refinery
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NDT.org Job Number: 19862 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Dave Briney
Company: ConocoPhillips
State: NJ New Jersey
Contact: Dave Briney
Country: United States
Length: Permanent/Full-time
*** In order to be considered, you MUST apply via www.conocophillips.com/careers and search for job number 004G1 ***


ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company with operations in nearly 40 countries. As the third-largest integrated energy company in the United States and fifth-largest refiner in the world, ConocoPhillips’ goal is to deliver energy in a safe, environmentally and socially responsible manner. Approximately 32,600 ConocoPhillips employees work worldwide to consistently deliver top performance and value to maintain the company's global market position. Employees' individual talents and strengths combine to create a diverse and energized workforce within ConocoPhillips. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company had $178 billion of assets as of December 31, 2007.


The Chief Inspector is responsible and accountable for maintaining the mechanical integrity of fixed equipment and piping in the refinery by developing and implementing a plant wide fixed equipment inspection program.


The Chief Inspector may be responsible for:

- Developing and maintaining mechanical integrity procedures, guidelines, and work instructions

- Setting standards and auditing procedures for positive material identification, welding, non-destructive examination (NDE) testing, and heat treatment requirements proposed for new construction and repair of facilities

- Assuring compliance with codes, standards, and industry practices required in the inspection, construction, and repair of pressure vessels, piping, and other refinery equipment

- Staying apprised of industry knowledge in the area of fixed equipment reliability via membership and participation in industry groups such as NACE and API

- Performing fitness for service evaluations and risk based analyses of equipment

- Ensuring document control systems and procedures are in-place, are accurate, and are maintained

- Reviewing and editing of written inspection and turnaround reports and other related documentation

- With appropriate stakeholders, developing and overseeing the 5-year look ahead on high cost equipment replacement items to allow for adequate capital and expense budgeting

- Providing oversight for the inspection scope of equipment during unit shutdowns and turnarounds

- Minimizing non-budgeted, unplanned equipment repairs identified during turnarounds by promoting thorough and well planned on-stream inspections prior to turnaround

- Contributing expert advice on the selection and fabrication of materials, corrosion control, corrosion monitoring, non-destructive testing, and maintaining integrity of refinery fixed equipment

- Recruiting, mentoring, and maintaining staff of qualified and properly certified inspectors and materials or corrosion engineers.

- Must be at least 18 years of age

- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular, full-time basis without restrictions

- Must have a valid driver’s license

- Must be willing and able to obtain or currently hold a valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)

- Ten years experience in refinery or related facility engineering, inspection, reliability, failure investigation methodology and problem solving principles

- Willingness and ability to perform/comply with the following:
- Wear Nomex fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear, and eye protection)
- Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)


- Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical or Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, with emphasis or advanced studies in corrosion, metallurgy, or materials science

- API 510/570/653 Certification(s)

- Knowledgeable and conversant in requirements of ASME B31.3, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Sections I, V, VIII, and IX, and API Inspection Codes 510, 570, and 653

- Knowledgeable and conversant in damage mechanisims that affect refinery equipment including fundamentals of corrosion, basic forms of corrosion, and methods of corrosion control

- Knowledgeable in performing remaining life and fitness for service evaluations

- Knowledgeable of risk based inspection methodologies and how to utilize the methodologies

- Direct experience as an inspector

- Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills and experience

- Computer proficient with applications such as SAP, PCMS, Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, or J or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer. In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature.
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