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Plant Inspection Engineer

  • Location: Grangemouth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Duration: Min 6 Months
  • Start Date: 2021-08-09
  • Expiry Date: 18 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1037002
Contract Position
Our client has new opportunities for a Plant Inspection Engineer

About the role:
  • Our client has an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Plant Inspectors of all levels to join our dynamic team. This is a permanent staff role, and well suited to an individual that is looking to advance their career in engineering and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.
  • The role will require working with a variety of designs and ages of equipment and stock tanks. All our inspectors examine a wide range of pressure, mechanical and stock tank equipment as part of asset scheduled inspection programmes, major asset projects and shutdowns
What you will need:
  • As an Inspection Engineer, your responsibilities will include:
  • Within authorised limits, execute inspections to achieve full compliance with legal requirements and site inspection standards.
  • Define the scope for and develop Written Schemes of Examination, emphasising degradation mechanisms, specifying services (e.g. scaffolding & insulation) requirements to achieve full compliance with site inspection standards, legal requirements and business goals for asset integrity, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develop inspection plans to match legal requirements, site standards, plant availabilities and business TAR programs.
  • Perform physical inspections, plan and co-ordinate NDT and specialist support services, and produce and review inspection reports to meet plans agreed with the asset teams.
  • Highlight repairs to restore ‘fit for purpose’ condition and recommend inspection intervals to achieve legal compliance and business integrity goals.
  • Provide inspection knowledge and guidance in equipment failure investigations to determine the root cause and extent of the failure to firstly rectify and ultimately increase asset integrity and availability.
  • Provide Inspection Engineering input to major shutdown programs, assisting in workscope development, implementation and completions whilst also driving the NDT resources to ensure asset integrity and the delivery of the TAR schedule program.
  • Candidates will need to have an engineering background and demonstrable experience of inspecting as the ‘competent person’.
  • In addition, experience of design, fabrication, maintenance and operation of various mechanical equipment types is beneficial. They should also have good written and verbal communication skills, excellent eye for detail and an ability to follow procedures accurately.
  • Qualifications:
  • Ideally be qualified to meet a minimum of UKAS RG-2 Category 3 Inspector.
  • Candidates should hold an appropriate qualification in line with their UKAS RG-2 Category such as a suitable Degree or NVQ.
  • EEMUA 159 and/or Plant Inspector qualifications beneficial.
  • Key Skills and Knowledge:
  • A working understanding of API/ASME/PSSR/EEMUA standards and guides as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of damage mechanisms.
  • Knowledge in the application of RBI.
  • Good understanding of NDT techniques including application and limitations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A natural drive and ability to make a difference.

What’s in it for you:
  • Attractive salary & benefits