Company: Wood
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking to hire a Senior Inspection Engineer (SIE) for supporting their client in Caspian region. This role has flexibility in location within the UK.

Join a culture of innovation , pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

The role profile and requirements are detailed below:

  • Supports the Line Manager in management of Wood workscope as defined in the contract with the client providing assurance on technical delivery and cost management
  • Assists with the implementation of an Integrity Risk Management Process, aligned to the client Risk Management Process.
  • Ensures all work is compliant with relevant client engineering and safety standards including review of any feedback from client.
  • Provide technical leadership to designated inspection discipline engineers within the team, allocating work to them within their technical capabilities and checking their output
  • Provides expertise and knowledge in the application of integrity management processes for hydrocarbon containing pressure systems.
  • Implements Integrity Management inspection requirements.
  • Produces Inspection and Test plans.
  • Manages interface with other support disciplines e.g. Structures, Pipelines, Pressure Systems, External Corrosion, etc.
  • Manages interface with Inspection Contractor (3 rd party).
  • Manages the asset inspection plans.
  • Ensures effective data management within inspection database (e.g. ACET) and maintenance management systems (e.g. Maximo, SAP).
  • Manages implementation and maintenance of the anomaly management process.
  • Provides Inspection/IM support to plant shutdowns / Outages / TARs.
  • Provides Techncial input to Written Schemes of Examination.
  • Supervises and Approves Workpack compliation.
  • Selects suitable inspection techniques.
  • Endorses inspection reports.
  • Provides input into RBAs, meetings, planning.
  • Provides support as required to audits e.g. verification, client, internal, etc. If applicable carry out periodic site audits e.g. Management visits.
  • Supports Client Reporting including performance management.
  • Assist in the development of appropriate annual budget and manage the CTR (Cost, Time & Resource) process.
  • Supports Technical Training, Comptency development and Nationalization.
  • Integrates with other technical disciplines to ensure a cohesive approach is taken in the assessment of remnant life and in the evaluation of risk.

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications (Essential)
  • UKAS RG2 Category 2 compatible.
  • Minimum HNC or NVQ Level 4 (e.g. City & Guilds) in a suitable engineering subject.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Note: HNC in Fabrication & welding or other similar subject could be considered provided the individual has other qualification e.g. ASME or API certification.
  • Alternatively, IEng as defined by the Eng Council (or equivalent) through a suitable Engineering Institute (refer to RG2/ RG0 Category 2 decision workflow).

Qualifications (Desired)
  • Degree in an Engineering related discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer as defined by the Engineering Council or equivalent.
  • ASME or CSWIP Plant Inspector Level 2 certification.
  • API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector and API 570 Piping Inspection.
  • API 653 or EMMUA 159 Level 1 Tank Inspection certification, if position is for a landsite containing large storage tanks.
  • Offshore medical, BOSIET and MIST certification.
  • NDT certification for core techniques.
  • Confined Space Entry training.

Knowledge, Experience, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
  • Significant specific experience related to the job description.
  • Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of standards, risk assessments and legislation associated with the in-service inspection of plant and equipment.
  • Have working knowledge of design, manufacture, metallurgy, welding and codes associated with fabrication and construction of plant and equipment.
  • Must be familiar with QA/QC systems/procedures and NDT techniques.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • ACET or equivalent.
  • Previous experience of coaching, mentoring and carrying out competency assessments.
  • Ability to generate a team approach to workflow execution and problem solving.
  • Provide leadership, co-ordination or guidance to others.
  • Good communicator both written, verbal and technical to make complex terminology simple for the benefit of others.
  • Good client or support contractor relationship skills at various levels of seniority or diverse cultures.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.