Inspection Engineer

16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspection of pressurized equipment, tanks and piping to meet regulatory and client requirements.

Tasks:• Preparing and reviewing Written Schemes of Examination (WSE)
• Identifying preparation requirements from the WSE
• Examination in accordance with the WSE
• Undertaking simple NDT – ultrasonic thickness checks, magnetic particle, dye penetrant
• Coordination of NDT providers for extensive requirements or specialist methods,
• Preparation of clear reports including photographs
• Assessment of deterioration
• Reviewing design calculations and sentencing defects
• Coordinating repairs
• Participation in Risk Based Inspection studies

ABB People
This role has no direct reports

ABB Organisation
The Engineering Surveyor reports to the Head of department of a small team of Inspection staff. For large shutdowns the inspector is required to coordinate their work with other inspectors. For repairs and fitness for service the inspector coordinates with functional engineers to define the optimum solution.

This role requires interaction with client maintenance managers and technical staff. Also the Surveyor will on behalf of ABB or the client coordinate NDE contractors and supervise fabrication activities at fabricators.

• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Eye for detail
• Ability to accurately follow procedures
• Understanding of engineering principles
• Able to make and defend difficult decisions
• Ability to interact and work with others
• Mechanical Engineering background

• Chemical or oil and gas sector experience
• Understanding of fabrication or repair of pressure equipment
• Experience of non destructive examination techniques
• Man management experience
• (Knowledge, skills and experience which are absolutely essential for the new hire to have)
• HND/degree in mechanical engineering
• Incorporated Engineer status desirable

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