Oil & Gas - Senior Integrity Engineer - Norwich

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

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  • Salary:

    £65-£75k DOE

  • Contact:

    Jamie Osborne

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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Senior Integrity Engineer




Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Integrity Engineer, who will be required to work on a permanent basis in Norwich.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Act as a focal point for the pressure systems integrity team for designated responsible area assets (Offshore North, Offshore South, Offshore Central or Onshore Terminals).
  • Contribute to the development, review, and update of fixed equipment integrity management systems. Undertake strategic reviews and assessments to guide the direction of the execution of the integrity management system.
  • Review pressure systems inspection & maintenance strategies regularly in terms of alignment with field life expectations of infrastructure. Provide the team leader with regular feedback on systems performance and make recommendations for systems improvement and strategic integrity project needs.
  • Responsibility for the review of inspection reports and proposing updated written schemes of examination (WSE) to appropriately address and manage the integrity status of the population of the electronic database.
  • Define vessel and pipework inspection plans, identify applicable damage mechanisms, and suitable inspection techniques and use industry standards, codes and best working practices.
  • Identify repairs where necessary and propose, raise and review repair orders & fabric maintenance recommendations by the population of MAXIMO. Act as a focal point for energising and initiating timely execution of repair orders and fabric maintenance activities.
  • Specify and define suitable temporary and permanent repair scopes, including inspection and test plans in line with recognized industry codes and standards. Ensure that repair order assessments remain current and that overdue repair orders are appropriately reassessed for safe continued use.
  • Communicate integrity concerns appropriately to the team leader and when required, to the wider business and provide strategic updates on emerging issues and integrity projects.
  • Act as a team member within the “Competent Body” (RBI Team) to meet the expectations of the PSSR & COMAH Scheme for onshore terminals & offshore assets. Utilise the RBI Team to underpin this role and demonstrate the activities of the Competent Body.
  • Responsibility for the organisation of and preparation for, competent body meetings for approval of WSEs against assigned assets as demand requires.
  • Regulatory - support the team leader with HSE liaison for technical discussion, audits and any consents and licences for new and existing facilities. Assist the team leader to fulfil the role of Competent Person under PSSR and COMAH Scheme for onshore terminal & the expectation with IPPPS for offshore assets.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to Integrity Engineers.
  • Provide risk assessment and recommendations of action to the team leader, for requests to defer inspection and maintenance activities.
  • Manage and review external studies by specialist contractors
  • Contribute to a run internal failure investigation and act on conclusions from such investigations to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Contribute to the preparation of an annual pressure systems integrity summary, providing an overall fitness for service statement for the designated assets.
  • Support the team leader to act as control authority in the Management of Change process providing advice on technical assurance to modifications.
  • Responsible for the timely review and management of ICP observations and anomaly items against the designated assets.
  • Support offshore and onshore operations in assessing day-to-day safety issues. Required deliverables include auditable input into isolation reviews, risk assessments and incident investigations, where necessary.
  • Responsible for the endorsement of PSV integrity reviews and recertification activities in-house and by 3rd parties.
  • Conduct asset visits and surveys to plan, manage and witness ongoing integrity-related tasks and to maintain familiarity with the asset and its integrity condition.


Skills / Experience / Knowledge:

  • Ideally at least 5 to 10 years of experience in the Process / Petrochemicals Industry, with 5 years’ experience within onshore/offshore oil & gas.
  • Relevant experience should include pressure vessel design, risk-based inspection planning, fitness for a service assessment, plant inspection, corrosion management and repair planning.
  • With an analytic eye for detail, you should have a proactive, hands-on and innovative approach to problem-solving.
  • Be self-motivated and able to plan and organise your work, with good IT skills.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be an active team player.



  • Recognised Mechanical or Metallurgy degree and chartered status (or working towards).


At Talascend we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Integrity Engineer’s looking for new employment.