|Position Title:||Asset Integrity Superintendent|
|Department:||Operations - Maintenance|
|Position reports to:||Maintenance Manager|
|Work coordinated by:||Maintenance Manager|
|Position supervises:||Maintenance Engineer (1)
Plant Inspectors (2)
Operations Specialist – Reliability (1)
Inspection and Reliability Technician (1)
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Asset Integrity Superintendent is accountable for ensuring the asset integrity and reliability programs for all mechanical plant equipment both rotating and static are developed, tracked and are in compliance with recognized and general accepted standards, best practices and company standards and executed as per schedule. The position is the key driver in the execution of the facility's Asset Integrity Management (AIM) Program. The Asset Integrity Superintendent also is the lead on key Asset Improvement initiatives and as such is expected to provide Mechanical Engineering oversight for Major Mechanical and other Mechanical Projects within the Maintenance Team. The position will also be required to provide asset integrity oversight and support to the Company's operations, including the Group of companies, subsidiaries, and new business ventures. All activities are expected to be conducted safely, cost-effectively, and reliably and must be delivered in a manner that consistently adds value to PPGPL's overall business process.
The Asset Integrity Superintendent provides leadership and oversight to the Asset Integrity Inspection and Reliability Team to help ensure the availability and reliability of all equipment in support of sustaining targeted high levels of reliability and availability for Facility Operations.
The position exercises direct supervisory responsibility for the following positions:
• Maintenance Engineer
• Plant Inspectors
• Operations Specialist - Reliability
• Inspection and Reliability Technician and related support personnel.
It has the supervisory responsibility for subordinate goal setting and performance reviews, subordinate development, career development, development of departmental strategies and objectives, short- and long-term planning, strategic planning, manpower resource planning and must demonstrate strong safety and environmental leadership.
The position has Financial Authority in accordance with the Company’s Authority Limitations Policy for the approval of: Operating & Capital Expenses, Overtime, Travel Expense Reports, Leave of Absence, Vacation Schedules, Approval of Major Maintenance Requisitions & Purchase Orders up to the Limit of Budget/AFE, Invoice payments, Petty Cash.
Individual’s Safety Responsibility
It is the responsibility of each employee to protect oneself as well as fellow workers from injury. Work shall be conducted according to established safe practices and procedures. Please refer to PPGPL’s Safety Manual.
Nature & Scope
The Asset Integrity Superintendent is accountable for ensuring the asset integrity and reliability programs for all plant assets-mechanical equipment, both rotating and static are developed, tracked and are in compliance with recognized and general accepted standards, best practices and company standards and executed as per schedule. The position is the key driver in the execution of the facility's Asset Integrity Management (AIM) Program. The Asset Integrity Superintendent also is the lead on key Asset Improvement initiatives and as such is expected to provide Mechanical Engineering oversight for Major Mechanical and other Mechanical Projects within the Maintenance Team
They key metrics are to deliver best in class reliability, compliance, and plant availability as a differentiating strategy. The Asset Integrity function is essentially an enabler to achieving the Operations Department’s Strategic Management Plan (Operations Excellence initiatives) and by extension the Organization’s Strategic Management Plan.
The position must evidence strong process safety leadership, sound interpersonal, advanced technical skills and, experience and expertise in coordinating the activities of the Asset Integrity Inspection and Reliability personnel of the Plant and in the planning, organizing, monitoring and the development and implementation of a sound maintenance philosophy for the Plant’s assets.
The incumbent must possess the ability to develop Maintenance Operating and Capital (Capex) Expenditure budgets, AFE’s, economic analyses and cost justifications for maintenance projects; internal maintenance audit systems; obsolescence management; cost control, design and implementation on major and minor maintenance projects and turnarounds.
The position reviews and develops the philosophy to be used in the organizing of Asset Integrity Inspection schedules, plans, monitors, and participates as required in the implementation of Asset Integrity Inspection and Reliability activities for all plant on-site and off-sites assets.
The position interfaces internally with the Regulatory Services department, Processing Department, Process technicians, Maintenance technicians, Reliability and DCS specialists, Engineering, Production Management, the Supervisory Leadership Team, Superintendents, Supply Chain Management, Finance & IT, Human Resources, Marketing, Business Development, Supply Chain Management, HSSE and Leadership Team and externally with contractors, manufactures, suppliers, Engineering & Maintenance consultants, EPC contractors and industry personnel.
I is also imperative that the incumbent participate in and encourage the use of accepted safety programs and initiatives that are instilled in the Company’s policies, procedures and, as an extension, the safety culture.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Develop and manage the Asset Integrity and Risk Based Inspection Programs
2. Manage the Statutory Inspection programs:
a. Air Tanks Testing
b. Infrared Testing of heaters and other equipment
c. Crane and Davit Inspection and Testing
d. PSV Testing
3. Manage the execution of the Equipment Inspection Register to ensure that equipment inspections are up to date.
a. Online Inspection
b. Offline Inspection
4. Manage the Piping Inspection Registers for all assets.
5. Lead the development and continuous improvement of the company's Asset Integrity and Static Equipment Inspection Program.
6. Manage the Condition Monitoring Program for all rotating equipment.
7. Asset Management of pipeline – assurance of the Integrity of the PPGPL 8” NGL pipeline which results in acknowledgements from the joint stakeholders of “meeting corporate responsibilities”.
8. Responsible Superintendent for the execution of Asset/Reliability Improvement Projects within the Maintenance Team.
9. Responsible Superintendent for ensuring Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFAs) are conducted which ensures learnings are incorporated to ensure improved asset reliability.
10. Provide Mechanical Engineering oversight to all major Mechanical and Civil Engineering Projects within the Maintenance Team.
11. Develop scope of works, bid packages, analyses bids and award major maintenance contracts.
12. Provide guidance and support to Growth Projects and plant expansion initiatives to the Business Development & Engineering Departments.
13. Forecasts, develops, and manages the Inspection and Reliability Department's operating budget.
14. Ensure compliance with the company's Process Safety Management Program.
15. Participate as an approver in the granting of Management of Change (MOC) request for plant modifications.
16. Ensure the Inspection and Reliability group adheres to the performance management system scheduled requirements for evaluations and coaching.
17. Turnaround Management - Assists with the facility Turnaround (Shutdown) Planning & Execution.
18. Organize and liaise with professional consultants for specific maintenance services.
19. Develop Maintenance Operational and Overhead expense (O&O) and Capital Expenditure (Capex) budgets, AFE’s, economic analyses, cost justification for projects.
20. Responsible for the procurement of contract services and supervision of contract maintenance personnel for the inspection and reliability group.
21. Responsible for coaching, counselling, and performance management of subordinates.
22. Supervise either directly or through the process of delegation, the activities of all direct hires and related support staff.
23. Ensure that the Company’s policies and procedures are correctly administered.
24. Provide oversight and recommendations on Fitness for Service evaluations
Minimum Acceptable Academic Qualifications
B.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited tertiary institution.
The following certification will be an asset:
• Registered Engineer with the Board of Engineering
Minimum Number of Years of Relevant Experience
Twelve (12) years’ related working experience in a petroleum or gas processing industry of which five (5) years should be in a Supervisory / Senior Leadership role in an Asset Integrity Department.
The incumbent must also be able to work beyond normal working hours (7:30 am to 4:00pm), inclusive of weekends in instances when this is required. The position is also required to be on-call to support the operations of the business.
Specific Skills and Knowledge
• Knowledge of gas-processing operations; project management skills; experience in the inspection of static and rotating equipment.
• Certification in one of the following inspection standards (API 570,579,580) is required.
• Knowledge of RAGAGEP and Industry Consensus Standards.
• Specific experience in bid document preparation and contract preparation is necessary.
• Knowledge of the basics of Electrical and Instrumentation Systems will be an asset.
“The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified”.