Asset Integrity Engineer Inspector
Irving Oil
Saint John, NB
Who are we?

Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.

Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.

What you can expect in a typical day:
Irving Oil Refinery Inspectors play a key role in our operations by ensuring that inspections they perform facilitate continuous improvement of refinery inspection programs, processes, and operations.assets operate in an efficient and safe manner. Under the guidance of the Area Manager senior inspectors, you will conduct and manage inspection activities to ensure that all assets are fit for continued service while ensuring internal integrity processes and procedures are maintained and followed. Approximately 50% of your time will be spent in the plant, physically inspecting fixed equipment and piping. On a regular basis you will:

Facilitate problem solving, root cause and fixed equipment risk management processes.
Assess the condition of equipment and fixed assets, recommend and advocate solutions.
Determine how to maximize equipment up-time, optimize any shutdowns, and prevent future corrosion.
Work with cross-functional teams (operations, engineers, technicians) to develop inspection strategies for fixed equipment including contract inspectors and maintenance engineers to find root causes for asset integrity problems.
Provide materials engineering support to address any degradation issues, e.g. cracking, corrosion, erosion, etc.
Demonstrate safety practices with all procedures.
Analytical mindset to perform risk analyses in specified areas of the refinery using industry best practices.; corrosion rates, remaining life, inspection data.
Ensure that all asset integrity processes and procedures are maintained and followed.
Provide inspection coverage for major and maintenance projects.
Participate in on call rotation
Evaluation of data involving the use of corrosion rates, remaining life, level 1 fitness for service, and RBI.
Perform documented audits in accordance with the company standards and practices.
Maintain reporting and record keeping to department policy and standards.

What you’ll need to succeed:
Mechanical and/or materials engineering aptitude and a safety mindset.
A focus on continuous improvement; able to work with others to come up with solutions that minimize downtime and maximize equipment function, minimize refinery risks.
Strong analytical skills; you enjoy getting to the root cause of issues and creating plans to address them.
Willingness to learn and adhere to all company standards, industry recommended practices, codes and standards.
Strong computer skills and willingness to learn new programs.


Travel is not a requirement for this position.

Education and experience

Education in a relevant trade, mechanical engineering (mechanical, materials, chemical, etc), or equivalent work experience.
5+ years of experience in an industrial plant or refinery setting considered an asset.
Strong knowledge of all types of fixed equipment, piping, and associated inspection damage mechanisms.
API certifications 570, 571, 510 or 653, and / or NDE certifications are a definite asset.
Previous experience in damage mechanism identification and corrosion analysis is an asset
Experience developing inspection plans based on RBI methodologies.
Project budget management experience.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.

Job Requirements - Work Experience


Job Requirements - Education

Diploma / Certification: Mechanical Engineering


Saint John, NB