Area Inspection Unit Supervisor (Non-Process Area)

Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF)

Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP735-08

Job description / Role

Job Description

- Ensure day-to-day work is performed effectively, efficiently, and safely in order to increase refinery profit, enhance plant reliability/integrity, and promote safety & compliance to environmental standards.
- Provide functional supervision to Area Inspectors of Non-Process Area and support them in performing their assigned duties and responsibilities.
- Ensure the quality of work performed by Inspection Contractors as well as compliance with the agreed contract.
- Provide technical expertise to Area Inspectors of Non-Process Area and ensure their adherence to established operational procedures and standards.
- Provide feedback to the Inspection Superintendent with regards to Area Inspectors' performances and provide recommendations on their training and development needs.
- Provide technical support to Maintenance Teams, and follow-up on critical repair and maintenance works with regards to the Non-Process Area.
- Participate in the investigation of work incidents and ensure the effective implementation of static pressure equipment maintenance.
- Review and approve all major modifications to Non-Process Units, Utilities and Static Pressure Equipment.
- Develop Functional and Design Specifications (FDS) for the static pressure equipment inspection services.
- Attend pre-tender meetings, and evaluate of technical tenders prior to awarding.
- Develop and adopt new inspection approaches and techniques.
- Submit regular reports for on-stream inspection services contracts' progress and highlight any pending issues or problems that need resolving.
- Review and validate inspection reports submitted by Inspectors.
- Ensure maintaining a database of static pressure equipment history and ensure that all equipment data is updated and well-organized for easy reference.
- Provide the necessary support to the respective OME team member before/after daily meetings to ensure high level of safety performance and comply with health, safety and environmental standards.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the Inspection Superintendent.



- Technical studies, Documentation and Resolutions.
- Engineering Discipline Material, Equipment and Facilities.
- Process Improvement and Optimization.
- Safety Measures and Standards.
- Technical Data Management.
- Technical Standards and Regulations.
- Inspection, Auditing & Reporting.


- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

About the Company

Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company Ltd., a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation ( Sinopec). A world-class, full-conversion refinery that covers about 5.2 million square meters in the Yanbu Industrial City, and is considered to be a key anchor project for the future of Yanbu. YASREF will use 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) of Arabian heavy crude oil to produce premium transportation fuels, as well as high-value refined products for both international and domestic markets. It is scheduled to be operational in Q3 2014.

YASREF signifies the impressive downstream portfolio added to Saudi Aramco, yet building and cementing on the strategic partnership with Sinopec - Saudi Aramco's largest crude oil partner and buyer - Both companies bring commercial and technical expertise to the joint venture to enhance trade of transportation fuels between a significant energy producer and its consumer. In addition, YASREF represents a continuing step forward in the strategies of Saudi Aramco and Sinopec to drive growth further downstream to capture additional value along the hydrocarbon chain.

YASREF was registered in January 2012 with the single purpose to establish, operate, and manage a full conversion-refining complex. YASREF possesses the location advantage to effectively and efficiently supply both international and domestic markets. The products include 90,000 bpd of gasoline, 263,000 bpd of ultra-low sulfur diesel, 6,200 metric tons per day (mtd) of petcoke, 1,200 (mtd) of sulfur, and 140,000 tons per year of benzene. YASREF will process Arabian Heavy crude oil into high-quality refined products that could include future production of Paraxylene and products to support downstream industries.

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