Pipeline Integrity Engineer
Air Products
Rotterdam Botlek, HYCO 4, NL, EU
6 dagen geleden

Job Description and Qualifications

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc ., is a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases and chemicals. For more than 75 years we've been helping our customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable.

With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage to medical, energy and transportation.

We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.

We have a requirement for an experienced Pipeline Integrity Engineer to join our team in Botlek.

Our European Industrial Gases business includes a network of pipeline infrastructure delivering gas to our customers. Maintaining the integrity of the pipeline network is crucial to our business, and we rely on an experienced European Pipeline Engineer to provide support to the Maintenance, Engineering and Plant Operations team.

The focus of the position is to provide technical support for transport pipelines in the geography covered by EMEA. This will include statutory approvals, technical assistance, pipeline relocations, maintenance and inspection.

The Engineer will also provide support for business development and engineering activities for new plants and additions to existing production plants.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Industrial Gases Production with responsibilities for ensuring continued and safe operation of pipeline network across Europe.

Success on the job will include close co-operation with plant management, maintenance groups in addition to working with the pipeline and pressure systems community.

Principal Accountabilities :

  • Ensure the preventative maintenance program satisfies both Statutory requirements and Air Products procedures (as appropriate), and the program is contained in the asset integrity program and scheduled in the maintenance management system.
  • Ensuring alignment with a Deming cycle or PDCA strategy.

  • Support the development, revision and implementation of the Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS) and Pipeline Data Management strategy.
  • Evaluate inspection results, assess fitness for purpose to industry standard (e.g. ASME B31.8S) and recommend corrective actions.
  • For repairs, modifications and changes to existing pipelines provide technical review and approval.

  • Assist the Plant Manager / Pipeline Manager for submissions and / or presentations to third parties and regulatory authorities.
  • Also provide support for operational pipeline-related activities including audits : internal, clients and regulatory authorities.

  • Participate and contribute to studies including QRA / OPHR assessments as required by the company’s risk assessment or regulatory requirements.
  • Review and comment on Global EH&S pipeline procedures. Liaise with the global pipeline manager and where possible drive for alignment.
  • Have ownership (create, update & maintain) of European pipeline procedures and represent Air Products on Pipeline committees / meetings.

  • Identify / Develop pipeline-specific procedures, work instructions, work processes and training courses for streamlined maintenance, continuous improvement, improved process safety performance and implement best practices across the region.
  • Develop and maintain specifications for Consultant Engineering companies undertaking non / routine inspection / maintaince tasks e.
  • g. cathodic protection examinations. Provide technical support to Engineering and / or Ops Projects on permit issues, design documents, risk assessments for construction of new pipelines in the region.

    Qualification and Experience :

  • minimum of 7 years of pipeline engineering experience. Operational or asset integrity experience working in Gas, Petrochemicals, Chemical related industries is mandatory.
  • A Mechanical, PretroChem or Industrial Engineering degree, or equivalent.
  • A strong understanding of pipeline design principles, design calculations, pipeline inspection strategies and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of relevant pipeline regulations and codes e.g. NEN3650 & 3655, Belgian gas law, ASME B31.8S.
  • Experience with Pipeline Management Systems / Software e.g DMC1
  • Good communicator, excellent team player, dynamic and proactive individual with ability to build relationships with a wide variety of people including pipeline customers, authorities, technicians, contractors.
  • English and Dutch Language, other European language.
  • Full Driving licence
  • What We Offer :

    In return, we offer a competitive salary & benefits package, including a generous travel allowance, a culture of respect, challenge and innovation with excellent opportunities for growth and development.

    If that sounds interesting, then come and discover, care and accomplish at Air Products by clicking APPLY .

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage all applications regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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