Inspection Engineer

April 4, 2019
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Job Description For Inspection Engineer With Stork:

Onshore inspection focal point for asset with responsibility for day-to-day interface with inspection and the wider Integrity Engineering function.

Tasks And Responsibilities As Inspection Engineer:

Contract Delivery  

  • Provide primary interface between onshore inspection and integrity engineering team
  • Support NDT personnel and other inspection, integrity and corrosion sponsored contractors in the prioritisation and planning of work
  • Interface with Offshore Inspection Engineer to provide clarification on NDT inspection techniques in order to meet integrity objectives
  • Review inspection reports, isometrics, vessel general arrangements and P&ID drawings.
  • Manage and report on the status of all in progress inspection, integrity and corrosion monitoring activities on the installation
  • Liaise with Offshore Inspection Engineer to maximise opportunistic inspection of vessels, plant and equipment at the request of the client
  • Give technical advice in order to ensure ad-hoc inspections are completed and integrity of units are fully assessed
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of innovative NDT techniques
  • Maintain assurance of UKAS accredited NDT techniques and any knowledge of integrity threats 

Result: Ensure Service delivery meets with both strategic and regulatory aims.
Reporting & Compliance 

  • Give input to the workpack process by donating relevant NDT techniques to meet integrity objectives
  • Give input to periodical audits of NDT Inspection to ensure compliance to procedures 

Result: Ensure processes and systems follow regulatory requirements to meet with quality standards and achieve Functional objectives.

  • Contribute to Stork HSEQ-policies
  • Ensure robust processes of work management and assurance are in place across their Product Line(s) and that each key account manager has an understanding of the business risk involved in non-compliance with these processes
  • Ensure HSEQ-policies for service delivery business activities are in line with legal requirements, recommendations of Stork and client requirements
  • Ensure all HSEQ-policies and regulations within Service Delivery are maintained and regularly reviewed
  • Ensure that all business in conducted in compliance with Stork legal, legal and CSR policies and standards 

Result: Best in class safety performance is met according to Stork REACH standards, measured by scorecard KPI’s.
People Management 

  • Establish and monitor project team working methods
  • Ensure that the personnel selected for the scope of work are trained, qualified and competent to carry out the task
  • To advise projects on the training and competence assurance of the job
  • To support the company to recruitment and development of a suitable and competent workforce
  • Attend pre-project briefs 

Result: Ensure correct training and knowledge is given

Job requirements

Requirements For Inspection Engineer:
At Stork we attach great value to the key competences of our employees. We expect you always give safety the highest priority and that you are strongly working together with others. You are a specialist in your area of expertise and you have a proactive and entrepreneurial attitude.
Specific Requirements For Inspection Engineer:


  • Plant Inspector or API 570/510 (or working experience specific to include pressure vessel and piping inspection)
  • PCN Level II or equivalent in MPI, DPI, and UT (UT must be 3.1/3.2 Plate and Pipe)
  • Radiographic Interpretation (RI)
  • Experience of ‘in-service’ plant inspection and NDT in an offshore environment
  • Proven ability to work without supervision and to provide effective supervision to others
  • Desirable
  • HNC/HND level in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Qualified and competent in all grades of ultrasonic weld inspection
  • IRATA Level I
  • PCN (or equivalent) Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) 


  • Experience in inspection in a relevant process industry with the majority of the above experience elements.In particular, experience in the application of inspection tools and techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret commonly used engineering drawings and data sets used in support of inspection activities, e.g. piping isometrics, vessel general arrangements, piping and instrumentation diagrams, process flow diagrams, piping schedules
  • Detailed knowledge of the uses and limitations of commonly applied non-destructive examination techniques applied in support, e.g. MPI, DPI, UT measurement, Rad techniques
  • Working knowledge of the use and limitations of specialist NDE techniques applied in support of above water inspection and monitoring programmes, e.g. pulsed eddy current, thermography, time of flight diffraction, CHIME, etc
  • Clear understanding of major discipline issues arising from oil and gas production systems.Awareness of materials and key degradation mechanisms associated with the deterioration of offshore production facilities
  • Awareness of piping and vessel design codes, e.g. ASME VIII, PD5500, ASME B31.3
  • Computer literate with proven ability to use common Microsoft Office packages
  • Proven ability to work without supervision and to provide effective supervision to others
  • Ability to effectively communicate and articulate inspection and corrosion issues at all levels within offshore organisation
  • Ability to communicate fluently and effectively, in the English language, with peers, direct reports, sub-contract personnel and immediate management 


  • Experience as an Offshore / Plant Inspection Engineer with an Oil or Petro-Chemical Background
  • Familiar with typical design codes and standards for offshore pressure systems and the application and use in fitness for service assessments
  • Working knowledge of key legislation and regulatory framework applicable to offshore regime with understanding of major accident hazards, performance standards, assurance and verification activities
  • Competent in the application of ‘un-engineered’ temporary repair techniques available for offshore process and utility piping and vessels systems, e.g. box clamps, composite repairs, etc
  • Awareness of paint coat specifications and associated applications
  • Familiar with typical corrosion monitoring equipment and associated practices and procedures for retrieval.Capable of performing download of Data Collection Units
  • Competent in maintenance management database systems

Working conditions

Stork is a dynamic, international and rapidly growing organization. We offer a highly competitive salary and an extensive package of fringe benefits. Next to this we attach great value to personal development of our employees and therefore offer a wide range of education programs and have a strong focus on accompaniment and knowledge sharing and transfer.


Company Information

Stork, a Fluor company, is an expert provider of maintenance, modification and asset integrity services to the global oil and gas, chemicals and process, metals and mining, power, and manufacturing industries. We are dedicated to improving asset performance, safety and cost efficiency for our Clients throughout the complete asset life cycle.
With a team of 19,000 employees in over 100 countries, we serve more than 4,000 Clients across 6 continents.
Stork is dedicated to reducing risk, assuring safety and reducing environment impact through our award-winning value driven HSEQ platform; REACH Beyond Zero. Whilst safety will always remain our core value, the platform not only communicates on Safety but also on Health, Environmental and Quality issues too. We are committed to our transparent, employee-led approach to HSEQ.

Our culture and people:

As a knowledge-based integrity management company our people are our greatest asset.   Our culture and shared values underpins everything we do.  By caring for the development of our people, who are proud to contribute to Stork’s high performance culture, we provide a positive, dynamic and supportive working environment.  In turn, this aids in the enhancement of our employees’ personal development as well as career opportunities and advancement.  As part of our team we will strive to help you achieve your greatest potential.

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