Welding, Piping & Materials Engineer

Business Context and Job Purpose

Business Context:

You can join the largest overall construction project undertaken by INEOS. The O&P North business plan to establish a world-scale propane dehydrogenation plan (PDH) and an ethane cracker in the Antwerp area. The plant is planned to come on-line around 2023-2024.

The Project One team will ensure the plant is delivered:

  • With zero lost time accidents, recorded injuries and environmental releases;
  • On-time and within budget;
  • Total compliance with all government laws and INEOS policies during the execution, commissioning and start-up phase.

 

Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of the Welding Engineer is to ensure that the piping and equipment installed on Project One meets National, International and INEOS standards and a deliver safe and reliable plant to the planned cost and schedule.

 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The job holder will have the following key accountabilities:

Main Task:

  • Coordinate engineering tasks in support of the integrated project management team, e.g. review and verify the project specific engineering specifications like Welding, inspection and testing, Material selection and Piping standards;
  • Applies material knowledge to develop the pipe class index and maintain the piping specifications;
  • Act as main focal point for the nominated Third party Inspection company and NOBO activities;
  • Review contractors procedures and documentation (ITP’s, NDT reporting, CE approval strategy);
  • Execute Suppliers Quality Surveillance and perform inspections in supplier workshops and/or on site of different equipment to ensure welding and material quality is within owner’s specification.

 

Pre-Feed Study Role:

  • Support the Project One Program Engineering manager to develop a clear and consistent set of Welding, Piping and Material standards which meet Ineos, National and International standards.
  • Own the welding, piping and material engineering elements of the Project One Standards and approve Deviations and Wavers to the standards throughout the project.

 

FEED Study Role:

  • To support the Project One Program Engineering Manager in the performance of his/her duties, deputising as required.
  • Work closely with the Project Engineers to ensure that all welding, piping and material engineering issues are properly resolved in a timely manner, that design changes are managed correctly, and that the facilities comply with all Project one and statutory requirements and Stakeholder expectations.
  • Monitor all Engineering design and procurement work performed by the FEED Contractors and other third party designers/vendors, providing oversight and guidance, ensuring that all work satisfies Project One specifications and standards.
  • Ensure detailed review of all FEED Contractors’ and vendor systems, processes and procedures, including PEPs, Quality Plans, etc. for aspects.
  • Provide Ineos Project One Engineering input into the preparation, review and approval of Procurement procedures, the Project Supplier List, contractor/vendor pre-qualification, Purchase Requisitions, Invitations to Tender, etc.
  • Provide Ineos Project One Engineering input into tender clarification/evaluation, contractor/vendor selection and contract/purchase order negotiation and placement, ensuring all activities are carried out in accordance with the Ineos Code of Conduct.
  • Lead audits related to the discipline of the FEED contractors and support audits from outside parties.

 

EPC Role:

  • Ensure the facilities are designed, built and commissioned in compliance with all relevant statutory and Project One regulations.
  • Support the EPC Contractor and vendors to develop fit-for-purpose ITPs for equipment, packages and bulk material supply, auditing vendor compliance as required.
  • Support the EPC Contractor to develop fit-for-purpose ITPs for fabrication and construction, auditing contractor compliance as required.
  • Monitor vendor performance on all Engineering matters, ensuring shop technical queries are resolved in a proper and timely manner, visiting vendor shops as appropriate.
  • Support the QA Manager in resolving Engineering non-conformances, concession requests, etc.
  • Liaise closely with the EPC Contractor personnel at the Module Fabrication Yard(s) and Construction Site on all Engineering matters, ensuring yard/field technical queries are resolved in a proper and timely manner.
  • Work with the project engineer to ensure that all module fabrication and construction work, system Completions and Handover, punch-listing, ensuring that all work satisfies Project One specifications and standards.
  • Support pre-commissioning and commissioning, etc. as required.
  • Manage the relevant interface(s) with Ineos stakeholders, ensuring the operations function is well-prepared for eventual project ownership, including the timely handover of the agreed Engineering deliverables to support training, operations and maintenance procedure development, Maintenance Management System population, etc.

 

Skills/Competencies

Technical skills

  • Master Degree qualified International Welding Engineer (IWE);
  • More than 15 years of experience in the field of welding, piping, mechanical and materials engineering or equivalent;
  • Good knowledge of International and European engineering standards and welding codes, especially ASME, ISO and EN standards and the European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED);
  • Experience in inspection and fabrication process of piping and pressure vessel and the process of materials selection;
  • Very familiar with the associated NDT technology and acceptance criteria.

 

Behavioural skills

  • Excellent team player;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills;
  • Strong planning and organizing ability;
  • Highly motivated, achievement oriented;
  • Ability to interface effectively with people of all levels, both internal and third parties, and with wide ranging cultural backgrounds;
  • Able to define and prioritize issues and then solve the problems through networking with other team members or external sources;
  • Innovative, with an eye for identifying opportunities to reduce costs and challenge the status quo;
  • Good understanding of business drivers and ability to align design philosophies;
  • Broad estimating skills and practical understanding of costs (capital, operating, life cycle);
  • Willing and flexibility to travel;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

 

How to Apply

You can submit your application to:

Véronique De Schryver

HR Advisor Project One

veronique.deschryver@ineos.com