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Current job vacancies informed to the Matthews Integrity HUB.

Please contact the advertiser directly using the contact details provided.


Date posted 15 Jan 2019

R & A Kay Inspection Services Ltd are a leading supplier of pressure system inspection services. We are a UKAS accredited Inspection Body providing an independent inspection service as well as inspection resources to a large number of refinery / petrochemical site in the UK.

Due to continued demand R & A Kay Inspection Services Ltd require Inspection Engineers for long term assignments in the UK and short term shutdown assignments throughout the UK and into Europe.

Applications are invited from UK based EEMUA 159 Tank Inspectors, Plant Inspectors and Line Work Inspectors with in-service experience that are able to meet the competency criteria of UKAS RG2 levels, Category 2 & 3.

Immediate applications are invited for UKAS RG2 Cat 2 Inspectors with shutdown experience.

Applications only please, from candidates who meet the above criteria and are eligible to work in the UK.

Please forward full CV’s to indicating clearly your areas of expertise and work location preferences. Alternatively call Kevin Page direct on 07771 900227.

R & A Kay Inspection Services Ltd
Concorde Business Centre
Concorde Way
Stockton on Tees
TS18 3RB
Tel: 01642 634836

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Date posted 19 Nov 2018

Here's a quality vacancy just been advertised for Stanlow Refinery.

We consider refinery Integrity work to be at the top end of the Inspection jobs market.The level of technical knowledge is always high, but you get good experience,particularly in Damage Mechanisms..

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API 510/570 Inspector vacancies in sunny Australia

Date posted 25 Oct 2018

Vertech are seeking expressions of interest from AICIP or API 510/570 personnel with NDT qualifications for ongoing regular work. Candidates must have: - AICIP or API qualifications - BOSIET - MSIC - IRATA Rope access (any level) - NDT (please detail your qualifications in your CV) - Australian working rights.

If you are looking to become part of a high performing team please e-mail your CV to with API / AICIP in the subject line.


Vacancy for lift and crane inspector: Barnsley area (occasionally sunny)

Date posted 24 Oct 2018

Allianz have an excellent opportunity for a field-based Engineer to join our specialist Lift & Crane division, responsible for supporting clients in the Barnsley area.Please see the link below for a full job description and how to apply,

Any questions drop a message to Robert Charlton on 01483 553164


Vacancy for API 570-certified inspector in South Wales: CAN LTD

Date posted 23 Oct 2018

CAN LTD are looking for an experienced API570 Inspector with NDT (Desirable) who are available to work ongoing for around 3 months at one of our Onshore sites based in South Wales. Looking to start as soon as possible, applicants to be available for Inductions and Trades Tests.

For more information and details on how to apply visit: or the website


LmP Technical Services Ltd

Plant Inspector - North Ayrshire

Date posted 22 Oct 2018

Experienced engineer with a good knowledge of Pressure Systems, COMAH regulations, (other legislation such as LOLER etc may be an advantage) along with experience of working on high hazard sites required. This position is initially for a 12 month contract period, however may be extended beyond that.

The successful candidate will be required to carry out Risk Based Examination plans, creating bespoke examination plans for High Hazard Equipment at a location in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Although the position is based at a single location there may be a requirement to travel to other locations within the UK.

You will assist the client in generating schemes of examination and advise on the scope and inspection techniques that may be required.

  • You will be required to interact directly with the client and build a close working relationship.
  • Using your engineering knowledge, you will conduct hands-on examination of plant and equipment in accordance with company inspection procedures.  You will require to understand damage mechanisms and their effect on the plant.
  • It may be necessary to complete fitness for service calculations and have difficult conversations with the plant owners.
  • You will prepare detailed reports of examination following your inspections.
  • Support and assist the client in their Risk Based Inspection (RBI) program, and in the development and optimisation of RBI inspection plans.

Necessary Skills & Experience

Skills & Experience

The role requires a combination of experience, technical ability, an awareness of workplace hazards and safety requirements, strong customer communication skills and the confidence to make professional engineering judgements. This is a role for a Professional Engineer that likes to see full operating cycle of equipment.

Key skills and qualities also include:

  • A sound, current knowledge and understanding of all relevant Compliance and Regulatory rules and procedures that relate to Pressure Systems and high hazard locations subject to COMAH.
  • Experience of pressure equipment (Vessels and Pipework), chemical storage tanks and with practical experience in working in a role such as manufacturing / repair / maintenance.
  • Strong customer interaction skills are essential, including excellent communication skills.
  • Good computer literacy.
  • Aptitude and understanding of the need for planning and an ability to prioritise tasks effectively.

Ideally degree qualified in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, however a minimum qualification, such as HND / HNC / Full Technological Certificate / Board of Trade Chief Engineer 1st Class Certificate of Competence or comparable, in a mechanical discipline is required.

If not already registered, LmP will offer support in obtaining registration through a suitable institute as an Incorporated/Chartered Engineer as appropriate.

Please note: The role will involve regular climbing of ladders, working at height and work in confined spaces.

 Key Competencies

  • Able to work in the UK
  • Self-motivated and achievement orientated, with the confidence and ability to influence others.
  • Ability to plan and organise meetings and visits.
  • A decision maker willing to take on responsibility.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Holder of a current, UK driving licence with no recent convictions.
  • Able and willing to occasionally work away from home
  • A good team player, for example deputising for fellow company members as and when required.
  • A willingness to share knowledge.

 In Return we offer:

  • Salary commensurate with experience circa £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
  • 28 days paid Holiday per year + Bank Holidays.
  • Bonus Scheme after qualifying period

 Company Description

LmP has been operating for 25 years and prides itself on the long term relationships we have with our clients, providing Engineering consultancy and compliance software.

The Engineering Consultancy business specialises in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

We provide Competent Person Services for Written Schemes of Examination in accordance with the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations and COMAH regulations along with assisting our clients with Risk Based Inspection programs and mechanical engineering issues.

Contact Peter Batty


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NDT Technicians Required

Date posted 01 Oct 2018

Specialist Inspection are interested to hear from NDT Technicians (Both conventional & advanced techniques) who are available to do Ad-Hoc work throughout the UK. Technicians must possess in-date PCN 2 qualifications.

Rates are negotiable.

Please forward a cv to:


Advanced NDT Tube Technicians

Date posted 17 Sept 2018

The CAN Group of companies are leading providers in Engineering, Integrity, Inspection and Maintenance solutions to the energy industry worldwide.

Due to an increase in planned UK and Overseas work levels we require experienced Advanced NDT Tube Technicians to join our dedicated Advanced Technologies Division to support long term asset Integrity Management contracts within the UK and overseas in following areas: -

  • Tube Inspection – IRIS, MFL, RFT and Eddy Current techniques

PCN Level 2 (or ISO 9712 equivalent) certification is preferred for Eddy Current techniques with proven field experience in their application for in-service and new fabrication inspection.

In addition, suitable candidates should also hold the following current valid qualifications:

  • Offshore Survival (BOSIET/FOET)
  • UKOOA Medical certificate incl. Audiometry
  • MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training)

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate multi-discipline capabilities with extensive conventional NDT certification and experience/certification of the following:

  • Magnetic Flux Leakage (Tank Floor and Pipe scanners)
  • ToFD – Time of Flight Diffraction
  • Phased Array
  • Ultrasonic Corrosion Mapping using Semi/Automated Scanning Systems
  • Pulsed Eddy Current

We offer a competitive remuneration package with long term employment and development opportunities within the Company. 

Suitable candidates shall be considered for further training and career development.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, quoting job reference number 6B852, to:

For further opportunities, please register for a Career Profile in our Recruitment Portal via this link: CAN Field Recruitment Portal


Shop Inspection/Project Coordinator: Bureau Veritas UK

Date posted 04 Sept 2018


With immediate effect, as result of business growth and increasing demand (new position)


Bureau Veritas Office, Prescott Street, London.

Reporting to Team Leader – Procurement (shop inspection services).


Non-Technical Coordinator, responsible to coordinate and schedule 2nd party inspection related services, maintain relationships between clients, inspectors, expeditors, auditors, manufacturers and BV international offices as per contractual obligations.

Focus on both coordinating the provision of inspection services to UK clients and BV Offices, coordinating and scheduling UK inspectors and Engineers, as well as managing contract delivery by other BV country offices for UK based clients, recording activity and responding to requests, using the Bureau Veritas Global Platform for workflow management and inspector/field resource management.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Coordinate inspection services to Bureau Veritas global network or UK based clients.
  • Have strong organisational and co-ordination skills.
  • Be a self-starter able to work autonomously.
  • Be computer literate with good written English and excellent IT skills. Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in coordination of shop inspection service would be preferable, but not essential (training will be provided).
  • An experienced financial background would be advantageous, but not essential (training will be provided)
  • Be able to think outside of the box – hold strong problem solving capabilities.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receive and review technical inspection requests from BV Network and direct Clients for in/out-country inspection.
  • Establish and maintain communications with client, inspector, manufactures and BV offices worldwide where applicable.
  • Ensure projects/assignments are scheduled based on Inspections Test Plans (ITP) and Quality Plan (QP).
  • Compile document package for the equipment, to the inspector, e.g. Inspection test plan (ITP), Quality plan (QP), Drawings and test certificates.
  • Prepare documentation package for allocated inspector ensuring that all instructions are clear and correct to execute the visits.
  • Liaise and submit assignment costs to External/Internal clients. The costs should indicate all the information of expenses required to cover the inspection visits.
  • Maintain up to date all information related to the assignment on the company Global Operations System.
  • Identify and report opportunities for operational and business improvements.

Please contact:

Richard Dobson  
Vice President, Global Procurement Services
Bureau Veritas
+44 (0) 7792 564051