In Service Inspector #75994

Company: Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Job Description

Our Integrity team implements a wide variety of inspection, repair, risk assessment and corrosion management technologies to ensure that our programs are executed with optimal effectiveness. As an In-Service Inspector, you will interface closely with Safety, Engineering, and Operations groups, and gain exposure to all technical elements of pipelines, pressure equipment, tanks and structural components.


  • Ensure that Canadian Natural personnel and contractors meet the requirements of the Owner-user program and the Reliability and Risk based programs by the way of inspections and audits
  • Support reinstatement of repairs and alterations of pressure equipment
  • Facilitation of Root Cause Failure analysis and problem solving, 
  • Manage code interpretation and application of all components of the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation
  • Provide key input to the Pressure Safety Relief device management process
  • Evaluate corrosion survey inspections and act on results to ensure repair or replacement occurs before failure of the component
  • Support capital projects through identification of proper materials and weld procedures for the specific application as well as assist with identification and application of the appropriate codes and standards
  • Support Pre Start Safety Reviews, Management of Change Coordination and Implementation
  • Ensure documentation management and control for all Quality Documents is up to date
  • Perform internal and external inspections of in-service equipment such as pressure vessels, boiler, fired heats, and process piping and reacting to the daily inspection needs of the plant
  • Work with Operations, Maintenance and Process Control to identify opportunities for asset integrity management improvements to enhance equipment integrity and bottom line performance
  • Administer and implement the Pressure Equipment Integrity Management (PIEM) Program and asset integrity inspections
  • Process condition monitoring for corrosion impacts
  • Thickness survey data analysis
  • Plant surveillance
  • Turnaround inspection and planning
  • Optimization of the PEIM program


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an In Service Inspector in the petrochemical, refining or upgrading industry 
  • Completion of a Mechanical, Metallurgical, Materials or Welding Engineering Technology Program and certified or be eligible for registration with ASET 
  • Certification as an ABSA Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector is a requirement for this position. Candidates without this certification will be considered upon the understanding that certification shall be obtained during employment
  • Preference will be given to candidates with an API-510, API-570, API-653, NB-23 or CWB level 2 certifications. 
  • CGSB level 2 NDT certifications are desirable
  • Significant experience with in-service inspections of pressure equipment, boilers, fired heaters, tanks, psv's and pressure piping 
  • Knowledge of applicable industrial codes and standards is a requirement
  • ABSA certification as a welding examiner is an asset
  • Able to balance multiple priorities and coordinate several jobs at the same time.

We Offer:

  • Relocation to Calgary, Edmonton or Fort McMurray
  • Company Sponsored Fly-In/Fly-Out and Accommodations Program with charter flights from Calgary or Edmonton
  • The opportunity to deal with a wide variety of assets for the full life-cycle, from design and commissioning through to close-down and decommissioning, means that you will be able to utilize and develop your expertise across a broad range of processes, workflows and technologies.
  • There is also the opportunity for real career development, and to take ownership and responsibility for your own production area.

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