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Inspection Engineer


Title: Inspection Engineer

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: Grangemouth

Salary: PAYE

Type: Contract


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A truly global company, INEOS comprises of 36 businesses with 194 sites in 29 countries throughout the world. We also encompass a range of consumer brands and sports interests.

We pride ourselves in offering a working environment that is friendly and welcoming, that offers employees true autonomy and empowerment and that enables everyone to achieve their goals and to have a fulfilling professional career with us.

INEOS at Grangemouth is a top tier COMAH site. Assets include an ethylene cracker, power station, ethane loading terminal and several other major petrochemicals process plants and infrastructure.

The UKAS accredited in-house inspection body require a CAT 2 Inspection Engineer on an initial six month temporary basis in order to support with the current team with the development of Written Schemes of Examination. Relevant in-service plant inspection experience of process piping and pressure vessels is a key requirement.


As an Inspection Engineer you will join an existing site established team who act as the ‘competent person’ as defined in the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000. The team is responsible for delivering the site asset inspection programme, which includes the review and development of WSEs and conducting inspections all in accordance with INEOS procedures together site standards and international design codes in order to comply with UK legislation.

Key accountabilities

  • Preparation and review Written Schemes of Examination (WSE).
  • Identify preparation requirements for the WSE.
  • Examination in accordance with the WSE.
  • Understanding the appropriate use of all available NDT techniques.
  • Develop and coordinate the NDT requirements to support the examination process as well as reviewing and accepting NDT results.
  • Write clear and accurate technical reports in a timely manner that fully detail the results of examination carried out.
  • Assess as found deterioration and calculate rates of degradation to support continued endorsement.
  • Identify repairs and raise recommendations for remedial action.
  • Participation in risk based inspection studies.

Please note this is an agency contract role which requires individuals to have the right to work in the UK so we are unable to support visa applications. 


You should:

  • Hold a relevant mechanical or materials engineering degree, or as a minimum, a HNC in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • Have valid inspection certifications in API 570 and/or API 510.
  • Have significant experience of fabrication, maintenance and operation of mechanical static equipment on a high hazard petrochemical manufacturing site of which at least three years spent directly conducting in-service statutory examinations on tanks and pipework.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation, national and international design codes and standards.
  • Be proficient in the use of computerised management systems such as Credo and Maximo.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent eye for detail and an ability to follow procedures accurately.


Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV via

Pre-screen (If applicable)

Applicants with a successful CV may be invited to an online MS Teams or telephone call to further discuss the role, the organisation and your suitability.

Formal Interview

Successful applicants will then be invited to interview which will consist of behavioural and technical questions.

Provisional Offer

If you are selected as the preferred candidate you will receive a provisional offer which will be subject to a medical assessment and reference checks.

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