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Inspection Engineer - Grangemouth

INEOS - Inspection Engineer
Ref: 847 Date Posted: Thursday 09 May 2019
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Inspection Engineer - Cat II 


Competitive salary & generous benefits package. Includes competitive pension plan and business bonus for staff Positions.

Grangemouth is a top tier COMAH site which includes an ethylene cracker, power station, ethane loading terminal and several other major petrochemicals process plants and Infrastructure. Our UKAS accredited Inspection Team provide a service to develop, deliver and sustain a mechanical asset inspection strategy for the O&P Business to comply with the law and INEOS integrity and business goals.

Our Inspectors are required to inspect a range of mechanical equipment as the ‘competent person’ as defined in the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 . This includes evaluating condition and fitness for purpose for further periods of service in accordance with National Design Codes and PSSR 2000. The work will be required to be undertaken as part of: Shutdowns; Major Asset Integrity Projects or maintenance / inspection programmes .

As an Inspection Engineer you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Preparing and review Written Schemes of Examination (WSE)
  • Identify preparation requirements for the WSE
  • Examination in accordance with the WSE
  • Understanding NDT techniques — ultrasonic thickness checks, magnetic particle, dye penetrant, radiography.
  • Coordination of NDT providers for extensive requirements or specialist methods
  • Preparation of clear reports, including photographs
  • Assessment of deterioration
  • Coordinating inspection repairs.
  • Participation in Risk Based Inspection studies
  • This position reports to the Senior Inspection Engineer of a 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 is required to coordinate with Mechanical Asset Engineers and Planning Team.

Candidates are required to have a relevant engineering background and demonstrable experience of inspecting pipework and vessels on a high hazard site : preferably from petrochemicals manufacturing, off shore or refining background.

In addition, experience of design, fabrication, maintenance and operation of  mechanical equipment would be beneficial. The candidate should be fit and also have good written and verbal communication skills; excellent eye for detail and an ability to follow procedures accurately.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Should hold, as a minimum,  HNC or equivalent in mechanical engineering
  • Should have  experience working within an Inspection Team
  • Should have knowledge in NDT,  and compiling WSEs to be considered for this role

Cat III Inspection Engineer

For potential candidates who are currently developing and have experience across most of the above requirements, there may be potential opportunities for Cat III  Inspector positions.


Internal candidates should not apply through this system, please speak directly to your Line Manager.