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EX Inspector

Qidong, China

Job Reference 1180633

Location Qidong, China

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Inspection

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 22, 2022

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major oil & gas clients to seek for Ex Inspector to work within their facilities located in China for an initial 1-year contract.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the Group Electrical Safety Guidelines ES49985 TEZ49001
  • Responsible for IEC60079-14& 17 installation and inspection compliance of the entire Electrical Installation under the guidance of the Ex-Superintendent or Package Manager during Construction and Commissioning phase of the project or package.
  • Responsible for inspection and verification of the Ex-register and Ex Certificates against Project BN/BM documentation.
  • Provide Ex installation surveillance during installation of Ex certified equipment ensuring Ex equipment is installed “Right First Time”.
  • Follow the Project Ex integrity Assurance plan verifying compliance with IEC60079
  • Check and verify Electrical Construction Ex Inspection and Test Records (EITRs) are completed correctly and any faults are recorded and fixed as per the IEC60079 requirement.
  • Liaise with the Group Electrical Safety Manager for Electrical Safety concerns / queries / issues.
  • Assist the Ex-Superintendent / Package Manager with building of the Ex Register and installed Ex equipment
  • Provide surveillance training and guidance to Ex Installation personnel to ensure that IEC60079 is not compromised.
  • Provide support to the Ex-Superintendent / Package Manager ensuring that the Project Ex Integrity Assurance plan is followed.
  • Responsible for the inspection and verification of the Installation and final Ex inspection following commissioning of Electrical systems ensuring compliance with IEC60079
  • Completion of EITR’s
  • Liaise with the completions group and participate in final completion check out and approval of inspection and Test Records (ITRs).
  • Where “Right First Time” installation is not achieved, record reasons for non-compliance on EITR028A and B. EITRs cannot be closed until punch list is completed.
  • Assist in preparation of EITR028Ex punch list and assist in verification of items completed.


Required Skills:

  • This position is open for local nationality only.
  • Electrical Technician having completed Electrical Apprenticeship to at least ONC / HNC, or NVQ Level 3 or recognised equivalent in Electrical Installation & Maintenance Engineering. Has Completed CompEx training and is qualified for at least 3 years and can demonstrate previous Ex
  • Inspection Experience. Excellent written and spoken English. Other relevant languages are also desirable.
  • 3 years proven Ex supervisory experience
  • Excellent practical knowledge of Permit to Work, Electrical Isolation procedures and Risk Assessment.
  • Mandatory CompEx Hazardous Areas IEC60079-14 & 17 training must be completed and valid certificate (Ex01-Ex04)
  • Previous FPSO Experience is desired but not essential.
  • Having a good level of English proficiency.
  • The position is open for local applicants only
  • We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About Airswift

Airswift is an international STEM workforce solutions provider. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.


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