Mgr, Inspection Fixed Equipment

Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  JULY 25, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job Summary

The Manager, Inspection Fixed Equipment assures that high quality and timely maintenance and construction work occurs during turnarounds, capital construction projects, and routine maintenance. This position provides expertise, direction, supervision and coordination in inspection, testing, design, alteration, and repair of fixed equipment. The Fixed Equipment Chief Inspector is also responsible for historical and corrosion research, reporting, documentation, and repair recommendations.


Core Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership and direction to the Fixed Equipment Reliability Team, including Contract Inspection personnel, establishing strategic direction and ensuring safe, high quality and timely maintenance and construction work is completed.
    • Develop and implement programs to improve the reliability and safety of fixed equipment.
    • Supervise and coordinate inspection, testing, design, alteration and repair of fixed equipment.
    • Within the position’s established level of authority, develop and manage annual budget to achieve Business Unit objectives. 
  • Provide Business Unit leadership to effectively manage the Fixed Equipment Reliability Team, maximize team effectiveness, and deliver on performance contracts.

    • Ensure talent management and workforce planning activities are aligned with current strategies.

    • Coach, develop and train staff, recognizing their expertise and contribution to the work of the Business Unit. 

    • Oversee the development and implementation of training and career development programs to ensure that they align with operational requirements and Husky’s strategic objectives.

    • Provide ongoing feedback on performance informally through one on one mentoring and formally through PPRP reviews.

  • Provide historical and corrosion research, reporting, documentation, and repair recommendations.

  • Provide fixed equipment design and repair expertise through research and repair recommendations consistent with applicable industry codes, standards and specifications.

  • Responsible for root cause failure analysis of components including corrosion research, reporting, and supervision of metallurgical analysis.

  • Develop and publish written reports on inspection findings and failure analysis (includes reviewing and editing inspection recommendations and reports for code and engineering compliance.)

  • Maintain an efficient and safe work environment that provides leadership that fosters and promotes employees’ participation.

    • Responsible for following all safety policies and guidelines as established by Husky Energy and the LRC.

    • Actively participate in monthly Safety Meetings.

    • Participate in HAZOPS, MOC’s and Incident Investigations.




  • Minimum of ten years of experience in the inspection of fixed equipment and piping systems
  • Minimum of three years of Supervisory Experience
  • Ability to isometrically sketch piping systems and understand process flow and P&ID’s

  • Working knowledge of welding and fabrication techniques including heat treatment and material specifications and their applicability in petrochemical plants. (ASME Section IX and NDE requirements.)

  • Refinery experience directly related to inspecting piping systems

  • Previous experience in Refinery Turnaround(s)

  • Have a strong working knowledge of oil and gas industry codes, standards and jurisdictional regulations (ASME, API)

  • Five years of experience with repairs to ASME pressure vessels, boilers and shell and tube heat exchangers.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications

  • Proficient with SAP or other Business Enterprise Software

  • Leadership, team building and communication skills

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Analytical skills to identify key issues based on relevant data and provide appropriate solutions/recommendations

  • Planning, scheduling and cost control skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment


Education & Professional Designations

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; directly related experience may be considered in lieu of degree is required
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector Certificate is required
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 570 Piping Inspector Certificate is required
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 653 Tank Inspector Certification is required
  • American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector

  • Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Level II Certificate in Penetrant Testing (PT)

  • Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Level II Certificate in Radiography Testing (RT)

  • Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Level II Certificate in Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

  • Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Level II Certificate in Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)


Working Conditions

  • You may be required to work in a wide variety of conditions due to the nature of the operation (working at heights, in confined spaces, with noise, in extreme weather conditions)


Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol assessment.


Organizational Competencies

  • Drives for Results
  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.



Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company.  It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE. The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky’s balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.

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