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Ex Inspector - Mero 2

Req Id:  2279
Job Family:  Construction

China Yard BOMESC, China Yard BOMESC

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.  Take part in a world-class, diverse, and talented team committed to responsible business conduct and see where the future takes you.   #ENERGYCOMMITTED

Project: Mero2, Location: Tianjin


  • 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.


Main Tasks


  • Project Electrical Competency –
  • 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.


  • Project Ex Integrity Assurance – “Right First Time” -
  • 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.

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.



Personal:          Exemplary awareness of safety issues and leadership. Conscientious, flexible, versatile and determined.

Leadership:      Ability to take Ownership of Hazardous Areas Equipment Register and have the ability to Supervise teams of Ex Installation technicians. Good levels of written and spoken communication. Positive and assertive. Good planning skills.

Technical:         In depth knowledge of IEC60079-14 & 17. Must have ability to compile and verify Ex Register.

IT:                      Ability to use standard Microsoft Office’ package electronic mail system and diagnostic software and equipment as required.

SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”).  SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems delivered to date, with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry.  As of December 31, 2018, Group companies employ approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards. For further information, please visit our website at www.sbmoffshore.com. The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V. directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities.

SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.