Lead Piping & Mechanical Inspector

Singapore - Energy - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Other

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About this role

  • To lead a Piping / Mechanical inspection team to ensure that all required inspections, verification and audits performed during the fabrication and installation of the Piping / Mechanical / Architectural Systems are in accordance with the project technical and safety procedures and work instructions;
  • To ensure execution adherence to the Contractor Inspection and Testing Plan and approved for construction drawings and specifications;
  • Play an active role in supporting the Shell 12 Life Saving Rules and the HSE programs and schemes in place in the SCM yards;
  • Develop and review piping & mechanical procedures and inspection and test plans;
  • Become knowledgeable of the project approved for construction drawings and specifications;
  • Verify and monitoring the adherence to project accepted material tracking, welding and NDE procedures;
  • Review of Contractor’s shop drawings;
  • Ensure SCM compiles full and accurate reports of all piping and mechanical activities;
  • Ensure welders on piping are qualified for the specific application;
  • Verify quality of the installation of the Piping / Mechanical / Architectural System components (piping, Architectural Outfitting, rotating and static equipment, and HVAC);
  • Verification of necessary dimensional checks;
  • Perform and witness P&ID checks to verify design compliance;
  • Review NDE results;
  • Witnessing flushing and hydrostatic testing, and reinstatement of piping & equipment alignment checks;
  • Verify that all rotating and static equipment is installed in accordance with the project specifications;
  • Verify that HVAC components are installed as per the project approved for construction drawings and specifications;
  • Assist with pre-commissioning and commissioning of piping and mechanical systems;
  • Preparing list of Piping / Mechanical Systems items for inclusion in the final punch list;
  • Ensure all equipment has preservation / maintenance checks in accordance with contract requirements;
  • Understand the project schedule and be proactive in assessing where activities could impact the planned progress advising the VCT Construction Discipline leads;
  • Actively participate in supporting the Shell 12 Life Saving Rules and the SCM yard HSE programs and schemes;
  • Attend Yard Safety Walks and Meetings if requested to and carry out regular Pronto Form submissions;
  • Document and communicate Lessons Learned in all above responsibilities.

About you

  • Minimum twenty-five (25) years’ experience in inspection and inspector supervision of offshore / marine Piping / Mechanical Systems, preferably in Shell Deepwater;
  • Current or past AWS Certified Welding Inspector qualification or equivalent, preferred;
  • Past site experience on Shell major deepwater development projects as a Lead Piping / Mechanical Inspector, preferred;
  • Familiarity with NDE techniques in RT, MT, PT, PAUT and ability to interpret results of each test;
  • Strong ability to read and understand piping drawings, isometrics, and P&ID’s;
  • Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards, including: ASME, AWS, API, NACE, ASTM;
  • Well versed and experienced in review construction, Mechanical Completion, Commissioning drawings / procedures with the ability to lead others and to ensure compliance with the scope of work, consistent with application of Project approved codes, standards and specifications;
  • Familiarity with ISO 9000 Quality Management System and associated process and procedures;
  • Strong documentation skills;
  • Good English skills, spoken and written;
  • Competent computer skills in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel;
  • Past site experience in Far East offshore shipbuilding yards, preferred;
  • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment.

What we offer

An excellent opportunity to work in a reputable organisation with stable employment and competitive remuneration.


  • Vacancy number: PUB247020
  • Location: Singapore
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 60
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Reza Johannes

Account manager Brunel Energy Singapore

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