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Senior Inspection Engineer

Tesoro, Salt Lake City
Employment type: 
Full time
Management, Engineering, Corrosion Monitoring, Operations, Refinery Operations, Maintenance, Marketing, Metallurgy, Welding

Senior Inspection Engineer



Requisition ID: 66081

The position reports directly to the manager, mechanical integrity and is responsible for directly supporting the technical needs of the API inspectors, Chief inspector and acts a technical resource to the refinery on all fixed equipment issues in equipment design, repair and mechanical analysis. Develops recommendations to reduce or eliminate premature failures. Mentors pressure equipment inspectors and new engineers. Participates in planning and executing maintenance turnarounds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts engineering analysis by using available monitoring programs results to track failures, predicts equipment life and generate recommendations. Conduct fitness for service evaluations to determine remaining life of fixed equipment
  • Provides engineering support for maintenance strategies implementation. Participates in FMEA/RCM/RBI (failure model effects analysis/reliability-centered maintenance/risk based inspection) reviews and other plant maintenance optimization as required. Performs analysis of fixed equipment for short and long term maintainability strategies.
  • Actively participates in inspection networks. Advocates and fosters use of methodologies. Shares lesson learned from their site. Participates as core member in defect elimination (DE) team meetings. Gathers and analyses maintenance and reliability data to identify performance drivers. Calculates and reports key performance indicators.
  • Provides failure analysis support. Uses findings to identify trends and causes and predicted equipment failures.
  • Participant in corrosion study teams to develop inspection strategies, integrity operating windows and corrosion monitoring programs.
  • Provides technical support on all phases of projects and turnarounds from work scope definition, through planning, execution, and documentation. Provides technical input into fixed equipment reviews to ensure reliability and maintainability are included in the project scope, and ensure that maintenance strategies for new equipment are included in the project scope
  • Supports process safety management (PSM) programs. Provides engineering input into PSM reviews. Develops inspection criteria and monitors mechanical integrity activities for PSM compliance. Supports Management of Change (MOC) process
  • Provides Risk Based Inspection (RBI) program support for the site and recommends short and long term inspection and repair plans



Experience and EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical, or metallurgical engineering required
  • Minimum 10 or more years of engineering in refining or power generation industry required
  • RBI / IDMS
  • Fitness for Service
  • Risk Assessment
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Welding / Metallurgy
  • Asset Criticality Assessment
  • Failure Analysis
  • API & NBIC Repair / Rerate / Alteration
  • AS


**This position is part of an Engineering Technical Ladder with multiple levels. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications. **


Andeavor, formerly Tesoro, is a premier refining, marketing and logistics company in the mid-continent and western United States. Our Company operates 10 refineries with a combined capacity of approximately 1.2 million barrels per day, an extensive logistics network, and a retail-marketing system that includes approximately 3,100 retail stations marketed under multiple well-known fuel brands. We employ more than 13,000 talented people.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vet / Disability

Posting Notes: || Salt Lake City || Utah || United States (US) || SF:LI-RS-1 || |Refinery Operations || 84103 ||