Quality Inspector (Coatings)

£300-£400/day PAYE Umbrella (neg. depending on experience)

Here we have an exciting opportunity for a Coatings Inspector to work on a Marine project off the coast of Scotland.

This position falls inside IR35.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, duties will include -

  • To comply with accepted Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) by undertaking inspections and tests where required to verify the works are carried out correctly to assure compliance with design, specifications, and drawings, or any Works Information requirements, including correction of any defects.
  • To undertake surveillance of the works to: confirm compliance with the Works Information; maintain confidence in the competencies of its supply chain; meet the requirements for handover and; to drive a process of continuous improvement of the management system and contractual procedures. This includes, monitoring, inspection, data capture, investigation of findings, trend analysis and document review to be carried out at appropriate intervals to ensure random sampling of issues and activities undertaken on a regular basis.
  • Ensure blast medium and coating materials conform to project specifications.
  • Ensure surface preparation blast profile/cleanliness meet requirements.
  • Monitor dry film thickness and re-coating intervals.
  • To assist the delivery/construction teams in the root cause analysis and definition of the proposed corrective actions. This includes liaison with other stakeholders such as designers, suppliers and sub-contractor.


Requirements for this position -

  • Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) qualification level 2 or equivalent
  • Technical coating experience including the following: Painting and coating specifications, Flaw/discontinuity identification and classification, Blasting surface parameters, Painting techniques, Coating repair systems 
  • Experience on Major Mechanical Engineering projects, preferably Marine or Offshore
  • Experience reading technical drawings
  • CSCS card
  • UK/EU National or holder of Security Clearance (can be obtained with the role)
  • Engineering related degree or a qualification in Quality Management is beneficial
  • Extensive construction/manufacturing experience within the Nuclear sector is beneficial
  • ISO 9001 Lead/Internal Auditor is sought after but not a necessity 
  • Member of the Chartered Quality Institute would be beneficial

If you are interested in this position, please apply here