Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Grangemouth, Scotland, United Kingdom


Job Purpose Develop and deliver the integrity support services for our client to deliver legal compliance and achieve business goals across all engineering disciplines for plant integrity, process safety and containment.

Principle Accountabilities
  • Manage a team of professionals including staff, agency and 3rd party contractors
  • Deliver compliance with UKAS accredited inspection quality system to ISO/IEC 17020
  • Deliver compliance with PSSR 2000 (Pressure Systems Safety Regulations), PSR (Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996), PUWER, COMAH and Offshore Safety Case Regulations 2005
  • Deliver Inspection Standards, systems, advice, judgments and improvements to comply with the law and achieve business goals.
Job Requirements
  • The client consists of a number of top tier COMAH sites and includes an Offshore Platform .  There is a large range of process technologies and chemical hazards to understand and many corrosion degradation mechanisms to protect against, in particular a wide range of varied unstabilised crude and gas streams inputting to the Pipeline from the North Sea Offshore Assets. The jobholder is required to have a wide general knowledge and understanding of the entirety of the integrity related aspects of the business.
  • The jobholder is regularly required to make important judgements and decisions relating to equipment manufacture, design and condition acceptability to ensure its fitness for service.  This involves providing advice and information to site management on discipline engineering topics such as legal duties and interpretation, inspection and repair options, equipment condition concerns, long term fitness for service.
Qualifications, knowledge and Skills Level of Education & Experience
  • Degree qualified Mechanical Engineer and Chartered Engineer and experience of petrochemicals and oil & gas manufacturing operations, maintenance, design, fabrication, inspection and commissioning.
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in Technical Mechanical Engineering, including Inspection.  Knowledge of QA/QC principles is expected within this experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of inspection practices, including non-destructive testing techniques (both routine and specialist) and metallurgical testing.
  • Thorough knowledge of the law as it applies to the design, manufacture, operation, maintenance, inspection and decommissioning of mechanical equipment. (PSSR, PUWER, LOLER, HSAWA, PED, DSEAR, Pipeline Regulations, Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations, etc), and mechanical design codes and standards.
  • Demonstrated capability and experience to manage and lead a team of multi discipline Engineers, including mechanical, pipeline, materials, corrosion, production chemistry, civil/structural, QA/QC disciplines.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.