Tesoro Refinery Inspector in Kenai, Alaska

Requisition ID: 38581


Inspects and evaluates refinery pressure equipment to assure safety, mechanical integrity and reliability by assessing effects of corrosion and other deleterious processes. Ensures compliance with pressure equipment laws and regulations and applicable industry codes, standards and recommended practices.

  1. Performs inspections, non-destructive testing and fitness-for-service evaluations on refinery equipment (such as, but not limited to tanks, heaters, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, boilers, piping) to ensure mechanical integrity, safety and reliability. Ensures construction and repairs comply with codes, standards and industry practices.

  2. Analyzes inspection findings. Prepares reports. Generates repair/upgrade/modification recommendations based on inspection findings. Communicates verbally and in writing to operating and maintenance staff in clear, organized and effective manner.

  3. Collaborates with Engineering and Maintenance to establish inspection intervals per applicable industry codes, standards and recommended practices. Prepares inspection plan and intervals using electronic databases. Performs calculations of remaining life and corrosion rates.

  4. Generates turnaround work scope with collaboration with Operations and Maintenance. Coordinates services of contract inspectors.

  5. Assists in performing root cause analysis. Coordinates failure analysis activities and recommendations mitigation methods. Collaborates with Maintenance on development and implementation of risk-based routine and preventive maintenance procedures.

  6. Maintains inspection databases. Ensures documentation is current, accurate, complete and compliant. Maintains organized and current equipment filing systems.



• Minimum high school diploma or GED required.


• Minimum 3 years pressure equipment inspection or non-destructive examination (NDE) experience required.

• American Petroleum Institute inspection certifications and/or National Board Commissioned Inspector (through National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors) preferred.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates six refineries with a combined capacity of over 875,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,300 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 28 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

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.

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

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || Kenai || Alaska || United States (US) || SF:LI-MB-1 || |Refinery Operations || 99611 ||