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Equipment Inspector - FPSO Offshore

Req Id:  1306
Job Family:  Operations - Offshore Engineer

Rio Office, Rio Office

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


Reports To: Maintenance Superintendent offshore. (Functional relationship with equipment inspection coordinator onshore)
Background: The Equipment Inspector will exhibit high level of knowledge in equipment inspection of boiler, pressure vessels, related systems and accessories. He manages common interfaces that arise in day to day operations with the FPSO departments’ staff liaising with the Maintenance Superintendent onboard and with the Equipment Inspector Coordinator onshore.
Authority: The Equipment Inspector undertakes regulatory compliance inspections in pressure vessels systems and related instruments/equipments.
Immediate Subordinates: Visitors, subcontractors

Accountable For: Typical Responsibilities & Standards
1) Develop And Maintain Effective Working Relationships
1 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and visitors to the working environment
2 Establish and maintain effective communications with colleagues, external visitors and supervisors
3 Carry out accurate and effective work handovers

2) Works
1 Conduct internal and external equipment inspection as well as hydro test as required by the regulation
2 Ensure full compliance with SPIE regulation
3 Keep all inspection and equipments data book updated
4 Produce reports of the equipment inspection and its data book
5 Follow external audits and reports to the Maintenance Superintendent and to the Equipment Inspector Coordinator the status of the audit
6 Coordination of the subcontractors work on board the unit in regards to the SPIE equipments.

3) Contribute to The Health and Safety of the Working Environment
1 Work area within own responsibility is kept clean and free of hazards.
2 Positive action is taken to stop hazards and unsafe behaviours
3 Alarms are raised as appropriate and/or acted upon using applied policies and procedures or initiative
4 All potential and actual incidents are reported to the relevant supervisor

4) Monitor And Maintain Pollution Control Measures
1 Unplanned discharges are identified, halted where possible, and reported according to Management System guidelines.
2 Equipment, waste or other materials for disposal are segregated properly and dealt with according to the correct procedure.

5) Perform Emergency Response Role
1 Carry out Emergency Response role.
2 Demonstrate competence during ER drills and exercises.


Units Of Competence
1. Develop And Maintain Effective Working Relationships
2. Works: Maintains comprehensive, accurate and auditable records.
3. Contribute to The Health and Safety of the Working Environment
4. Monitor And Maintain Pollution Control Measures
5. Perform Emergency Response Role
6. Provide any additional duties as required by the OIM/Unit Spt. and /or HOD to maintain safe and efficient running of the Unit.

Pre-hire Qualifications and Experience
 Proven experience and/or qualified to Equipment Inspection Course.
 3 years experience
 Proven qualification on NDT and welding.
 Experience and knowledge in offshore operation is desirable.
 Computer literate on Management System 'Office' software packages.
 Medically fit to offshore International standards such as ENG1 or equivalent.

Personal Skills
Personal: Conscientious. Safe. Capable of positive action and performance.
Leadership: Good level of teamwork and safety behaviour. Sufficient ability in written and spoken communication in English language to enable safe work handovers and Emergency Response.
Technical: Appropriate standard of technical and safety knowledge as defined by competences.


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.