UKAS RG3 – Category 3 Inspection Engineers

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Stork, a well-known and leading supplier of asset integrity solutions, has clients in a wide range of industries across the UK. Working on both offshore and onshore sites, Stork provides services such as NDT, Inspection Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and maintenance.


Stork is currently recruiting in multiple locations for UKAS RG3 category 3 Inspection Engineers to work onshore. Roles on offer will involve in-service plant inspections based on a refinery plant with PAYE or LTD company options.

– CAT 3 Inspection Engineer, Cheshire- long term contract
– CAT 3 Inspection Engineer, Cheshire- Shutdown starting Sept 24′
– CAT 3 Inspection Engineer (CUI), Cheshire- long term contract
– CAT 3 Inspection Engineer, Southampton- Permanent (PAYE only)

Please state your preferred location in your application.

Tasks and Responsibilities of an Inspection Engineer:

– Preparation of WSEs in accordance with the Pressure System Safety Regulations (PSSR).
– Preparation of inspection work scopes to satisfy the Written Schemes of Examination. (WSE) I.e. specify access, insulation removal and NDT requirements.
– Carry out invasive visual examinations of major pressure systems in accordance with the WSE.

Typical equipment found on site: Process pipework, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, distillation columns, PRVs and storage tanks.
– Interface with NDT team to provide clarification on NDT inspection techniques in order to meet integrity objectives.
– Preparation of high quality inspection reports, accurately describing the assets condition.
– Grade corrosion against company procedure corrosion scales. Raise mandatory defects when the acceptable limits have been breached.
– Review PRV certification. Ensure the device is correctly set and is overhauled/tested on a set frequency.
– Review WSE and inspection frequency post inspection to confirm accuracy and relevancy.
– Participate in the Risk Based Assessment programme for pressure systems equipment.
– Requirements for the Inspection Engineer Role

Essential Requirements and Experience

In-service inspection experience of process piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, distillation columns and PRVs, and knowledge of the accompanying design codes.

Understanding of PSSR with experience of creating work scopes to carry out examinations of major pressure systems in accordance with the WSE.

Successful applicants must meet the UKAS definition for category 3 Inspection Engineers as seen below:

Category 3. Engineering Technician as defined by Engineering Council or equivalent (e.g. appropriate ONC with relevant experience, NVQ Level III) having a minimum of 5 years’ experience within a relevant discipline of which at least one year shall have been spent working within an engineering discipline associated with the in-service inspection of pressure systems.

Desirable Qualifications:

ASME Plant Inspector Level 1/ 2 certification.
API 570 Pipe Inspection certification.
API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Certification.
API 653 Tank Inspection Certification.
EMMUA 159 Certification.

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
We understand that our people are key to achieving Stork’s 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.


Competitive Benefits

There are many great reasons to work at Stork. 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.

Location: Southampton OR Cheshire

Contract Duration: Shutdown, Contract,Permanent options


Stork 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.

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