Inspection Engineer

25 March 2019


Description of Requirements


Time: Minimum 10 years within the petrochemical industry with at least 5 years spent inspecting new build and in-line pressure vessels. 5 Years post qualification experience in NDT techniques.

Specifics: Refining & treatment plant operations
Shutdown (TAR) campaigns
Supervision of NDT and inspection crews during TAR outages.
Oil & Gas pipeline fabrication and operation
Plant services and support
PSV operation and inspection in accordance with API guidelines
New build & in-line inspection of pressure containment vessels
Corrosion monitoring of on-line pipelines
Welding Inspection and acceptance
Working with Written Schemes of Examination (WSE)
The implementation of Risk Based Inspection (RBI) systems


Vessels: CSWIP/ASME Plant Inspectors qualification to at least level 1
Certified to UKAS category 2 or its equivalent

NDT: CSWIP Certification Scheme for Weldment Inspection Personnel Level 2 standard or
PCN (Personal Certification Number) Level 2 standard or above for:
Ultrasonic's (Welds 3.1 & 3.2 minimum) plus two of the following three:
MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspection) All groups
DPI (Dye Penetrant Inspection) All groups
EC (Eddy Current) All groups
Schemes complying with either EN 473 or ISO 9712 will be considered. eg NORDTEST or APAVE


Essential: A working knowledge of the following international specifications:
ASME Boiler Code
API 510 & 570 Inspection Codes
PSSR regulations or equivalent
TEMA construction code and EN 10204 certification standards
Computer literacy using Microsoft or similar data base applications
Accurate inspection reporting skills using industry accepted acronyms

Desirable: Advanced inspection techniques such as TOFD (Time Of Flight Defraction) and corrosion monitoring
IRIS (Internal Rotating Inspection System)
Inspection of Wellhead flow systems such as Xmas trees etc'
Paint and coating inspection to recognised standards ie ICorr or BGAS/CSWIP

Useful: Good communication skills in multi language work environment
Knowledge of the French language
The ability to lead a team of technicians during TAR's within tight deadlines
The ability to liaise with both company and vendor when required

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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