Risk Based Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Engineering Team Leader - Beaumont, Texas United States - 18420

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Job #: 18420
Title: Risk Based Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Engineering Team Leader
Job Location: Beaumont, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $135,000.00 - $150,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 13% target bonus and benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Prefer local but will consider regional
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Leadership position in a profitable specialty chemicals plant located in Southeast, Texas.  Plant will be expanding 2X over the next three years (construction to begin Q1 2019).  Bring your MI and RBI best practices.  Excellent opportunity to be challenged and grow your career.  BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred but Engineering degree required. 


A position exists for a Risk Based Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Department Engineering Team Leader to support the Beaumont, Texas production facility.  This position reports to the Reliability Engineering and Projects Manager.  The position will manage the Mechanical Integrity Team, the program and processes for the Beaumont plant and provide expertise to several other plants as needed.   The Team Leader will develop and implement the RBI strategy at the Beaumont Plant and then be a key resource for the Company’s North America Center for Manufacturing Excellence as needed. The position will manage outside contractors to ensure completing inspection testing on required frequencies and conducts inspections of plant piping and vessels for the determination of corrosion rate and remaining life/half-life calculations.  The Leader will determine and continuously improve inspection frequencies and schedules.  The Leader will maintain, update and continuously improve the entire plant mechanical inspection system by updating isometric drawings, revised piping, piping replacements, new equipment etc.


Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Beaumont plant RBI program
  • Ensure that inspector resources have the necessary skills and experience to maintain a risk-based inspection process
  • Equipment and Piping Reliability-Developing the SAP Based Reliability program for fixed equipment and piping to become the “A” model for other plants in the Division to emulate
  • Responsible for establishing an acceptable level of risk for MI across the plant
  • Leader of the mechanical integrity codes, standards, and inspection techniques at the site
  • Responsible fore developing procedures to define inspection strategies based on evaluated or expected risks
  • Evaluating failure areas to proposed material of construction and other design changes to be used in the capital plan
  • Properly manage the records associated with vessel, piping, and relief valve inspections
  • Utilizing proper Company documentation systems as the location for all records in the MI program
  • Ensuring safe procedures and processes followed by all team members
  • Provide input into the plant RPE and CAPEX budgets to ensure that scheduled inspections are budgeted
  • Responsible for ensuring that equipment falling below the acceptable level of risk is mitigated in a timely fashion



Requirements for Position:

  • BS degree in an Engineering Discipline preferably Mechanical or Electrical
  • 10+ years experience in fixed equipment inspection in a chemical or petrochemical manufacturing environment
  • API 510, 570, or 653 inspector certification and documented risk based inspection training or API 580 certification preferred
  • Ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy and self-reliance
  • Strong leadership and work ethic
  • Motivated self starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree