Asset Integrity Supervisor

Last updated 6 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

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Job Description

The Role

The Asset Integrity Supervisor will be a part of the Reliability and Planning Team within the sites Maintenance Department. Reporting to the Reliability Superintendent they will develop and maintain the sites mechanical integrity program in accordance with appropriate Legislation, Standards and Industry Best Practice.

The role will lead a small team of in-house lubrication technicians and external contracted NDT and Condition Monitoring technicians. The team will proactively look to maintain / improve equipment integrity whilst minimizing cost and process disruption.


  • Proactively participates and supports the Site Safety initiatives and programs.
  • Lead a team of technicians to proactively maintain & improve the sites assets.
  • Coordinate asset integrity activities across the refinery working with various stakeholder groups.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of Asset Integrity Programs including Risk Based Inspection and Fitness for Service assessment processes.
  • Develop scopes of work for the procurement of external service providers, interfacing with Procurement to establish vendor contracts and service orders for technical services, including NDT, engineering survey, condition monitoring, buried service detection, welding management, failure analysis and technical investigations.
  • Manage technical subcontractors (NDT, Condition Monitoring, Survey etc.) undertaking maintenance tasks across the refinery aligned with Albemarle Contractor Guidelines
  • Develop and manage the execution of the asset integrity management plans within SAP and the associated work instructions.
  • Define appropriate inspection regimes/techniques for potential damage mechanisms.
  • Assess damage mechanism and impacts on asset integrity utilizing industry standards and guidelines.
  • Define appropriate and justified equipment repairs to address integrity issues.
  • Responsible for the inspection schedule and master data accuracy (Database and SAP).
  • Ability to liaise with refinery stakeholders to coordinate asset integrity works to maintain compliance whilst minimising the overall cost impacts.
  • Coordinates the plant integrity inspections, surveys and equipment repairs for mechanical equipment including vessels, storage tanks, pipe work, pipelines and supporting structures.
  • Maintains the information management systems associated with equipment mechanical integrity.
  • Reports to management on program compliance (KPIs) and improvement recommendations
  • Conducts supplementary and committee investigations; prepares, issues and presents reports to Management.
  • Presents Safety and Asset Integrity presentations to Site Personnel and Senior Management.
  • Understands and engages with functional & regional expertise to contribute to the success of the business.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to improve the asset integrity plan effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Working within a small team in the development, implementation and management of appropriate Asset Integrity/Inspection Strategies, Projects and Programs.

Work Experience requirements

  • Extensive professional experience in chemical processing or similar process industry.
  • Demonstrable experience in incident investigation, Defect Elimination and Root Cause Analysis
  • Experience with Risk Based Inspection Maintenance Systems (RBA/RBI),
  • Must have working and applied knowledge and experience of regulatory practices and procedures associated with systems carrying both hazardous and pressurised fluids.
  • Desirable capability to undertake or at the least be aware of the processes required to undertake asset integrity Fitness for Service (FFS) evaluations
  • Strong supervisory experience, effective interpersonal & leadership skills are required.

Education/ Qualification requirements

  • Accredited Mechanical Engineering Degree (Chartered Preferred) or extensive experience in Asset Integrity Management (AICIP Certification)
  • Front line leadership (of extensive supervisor experience)

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