Inspection Engineer (Hybrid)

Website Stork


Job Description 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.

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.


At Stork, Safety is our first Core Value and we believe that safety is a team effort. Safer Together is employee owned. It is how we think, communicate and act at Stork. As a member of the Stork team, there are expectations of you within your role:

Be aware of, and understand your HSEQ responsibilities relevant to your role, if unsure ask your Line Manager
Work in partnership with HSEQ on any HSEQ matters
Work in accordance with your departmental HSEQ Service Level Agreement
Understand and adhere to the Safer Together behaviours
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



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 the Inspection Engineer:


Education & Experience






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



HNC/HND level in a relevant engineering discipline
Qualified and competent in all grades of ultrasonic weld inspection
PCN (or equivalent) Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS)
Experience and Skills




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.
We understand that our people are key to achieving Storks ambition to be the Industry reference every day, everywhere and we are proud to have been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard in recognition of our strong employee engagement focus.


Additional Requirements


Offshore trips as an when required




There are many great reasons to work at Stork –


Competitive Benefits


In order to attract and retain skilled, competent and customer focused people we offer a competitive and extensive benefits package providing a suite of both contractual and voluntary benefits including access to corporate discounts. Employee benefits will depend on work location and role, however, may include life assurance, income protection, and private medical insurance.

In addition we recognize the importance of providing flexibility to our employees and offer a Flexi Friday working arrangement as well as the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.


Location: Aberdeen
Hours: 40 hours
Contract: Permanent

Working Arrangements: hybrid working is available, 3 days a week working in the office is the minimum requirement




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; Safer together 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.


One Team, One Stork


As one Stork, we treat all people with dignity, respect each other’s perspective and share knowledge and resources to achieve excellence, deliver value and grow individually and collectively.

We are fully committed to the elimination of unlawful and unfair discrimination and value the difference that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation. Stork recognises that providing equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and promoting a culture of inclusion and flexibility to our employees is vital to our success.

From school leavers and university graduates to transitioning military veterans, we provide career opportunities with targeted development programmes.


Going above and beyond for our wider community


Stork is dedicated to ensuring we are a socially and environmentally responsible employer and undertake a range of activities to give back and support the communities in which we live and work from various charity work to working with schools as part of Developing Young Workforce.


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