Unit Inspector

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1241024

Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 2, 2024


Airswift is seeking a Unit Inspector to work with one of our clients in the oil and gas industry in Edmonton, AB on a 12-month contract.


Mechanical or Materials Engineering Bachelor’s Degree

Registered as an EIT or Professional Engineer with APEGA (or have the ability to register)

API 510 or API 570 Certification

At least 2 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry preferably in a petrochemical facility



Historian for the condition and previous workscope for all pressure piping and equipment covered by the Unit Inspector.

Ensure all mitigating tasks, time-based and regulatory inspection are executed timely

Develops inspection worklists for annual maintenance and Turnaround based on both risk based and regulatory time-based drivers

Develops detailed scoping packages for mechanical planning, NDE contractor and mechanical contractor to execute inspection tasks

Monitors progress on annual plan to flag when tasks will not be completed on time, evaluates and communicates risk to site in order to develop interim mitigation plans

  • development of RBI strategies to ensure that history is adequately assessed and mitigating tasks are recommended in accordance with company policies.

Acts as the Owner’s Inspector in individual unit (area of responsibility) to review and approve:

- All NDE or QA/QC for repair/replacements (including project, turnaround, maintenance)

- All contractor ITP and WPS

- Can be delegated to QA/QC Inspector for B31.3

- All repair/alteration travel sheets (most importantly pressure vessel)

- Responsible to ensure frequent audits of QA/QC program to ensure the NPQA and related documents are being followed.

-Ensure that NDE Techs are adequately qualified (certifications, calibration checks, UT exams, etc.)

- Welders certifications are up to date.

- ABSA regulations being followed.

- PMI records are complete.

Reviews all inspection data to assess the current risk and mitigation actions required

Responsible to develop quarterly inspection stewardship

Leads all visual inspection field activities and assessments during maintenance and turnaround

Develops detailed turnaround inspection reports

Creates detailed history records for all API 510 internal or Onstream inspections

Responsible for updating equipment records after inspection tasks or repairs are complete

Notify the Chief Inspector for any regulatory incidents requiring notification to ABSA, or any regulatory non-compliance.

Incident / Emergency Response - Field assessment, visual inspection, NDE coordination and repair oversight.

Support pre start up reviews and final walkdowns of fixed equipment


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