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Pressure Systems/NDT Site Engineer - Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time


Pressure Systems/NDT Engineer – Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time


Location: UK, Home-Based with travel to site


The opportunity: 

Zurich Engineering have a new vacancy for a Pressure Systems/NDT Engineer within the Consultancy Services Department. The role will require undertaking NDT on of a wide range of pressure equipment and other engineering plant.


This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.

What will I be doing:


The role will include:

  • NDT examinations on pressure related equipment including boilers, pressure vessels, heat exchangers and pipework. In-service examinations conducted in accordance with Notified Body procedures and external guidelines. New manufactured items in accordance with the relevant codes, standards and customer requirements
  • Remote Visual Examination of pressure related equipment in support of our Inspection Services department
  • A thorough training plan will cover:
    • Laboratory examinations including the witnessing of Welding Procedures, Welder Approvals in accordance with external standards.
    • Pressure Systems related examinations on such items as in-service plant items, new build items, pressure related systems and assemblies in accordance with the relevant internal procedures and external standards.
  • You will be responsible for arranging examinations directly with internal staff and external clients, discussing examination results with clients, developing client relationships and developing the business where the opportunity arises


The role is primarily home based but travel to other parts of the UK will also be required where workload dictates


What will I need?

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • PCN L2 UT Welds 3.1, 3.2, 3.8
  • PCN L2 MT
  • PCN L2 PT

Additional qualifications that may be advantageous:

  • PCN/CSWIP Welding Inspector
  • PCN L2 UT Welds 3.7 and 3.9
  • PCN L2 UT Forgings
  • PCN L2 EC Welds
  • BINDT Shell Boiler
  • ONC/HNC in a relevant Engineering Discipline



  • Proven experience in the NDT of pressure equipment and associated items, consideration to be given to both in-service and new manufacture examination.
  • Knowledge of codes and standards relating to the inspection and NDT of both newly manufactured items and in-service pressure equipment.
  • Experience in detailed NDT document review
  • The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • The ability to produce clear and concise computer-generated inspection and NDT reports
  • A full UK driving license will be a requirement


Experience in the following would be advantageous:

  • Shell Boiler NDT in accordance with SBG1 and SBG2
  • RVI equipment including videoprobe and PTZ recording systems
  • Experience working in accordance with an ISO 17020 accredited system
  • Experience in the inspection of pressure equipment both in-service and at manufacture stage, including fixed plant, refrigeration systems, hazardous road tankers
  • Experience working in the welding and fabrication industry



  • Demonstrates impartiality and integrity.
  • Manages and ensures projects are delivered in a timely and profitable manner.
  • Ensures projects are delivered to Zurich service standards.
  • Supports business development and identifies opportunities.
  • Understand technical requirements and market them accordingly.
  • Embraces a continuous improvement culture.


The Reward:


In return we are offering a salary up to £48,000 depending on experience, plus we offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:-


  • Essential Car
  • 12% Non-Contributory Pension
  • 25 days paid annual leave
  • Home workers allowance
  • Annual company bonuses
  • Contribution to medical cover
  • Discounted gadget insurance
  • Discounted technology offers


At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring.  Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.


Who we are:


With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.


You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.


Further information: 


At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.


Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.


With the above in mind, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.


We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.


We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.


So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us. #re

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