Senior Pressure Engineer

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Date: 01-Jun-2023

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.



We are looking for a Field Technical Specialist – Pressure to join our growing central technical mechanical engineering team. The role will be a mix of providing training in PSSR, Report Writing and Pressure Vessel examinations to new and existing Engineer Surveyors within Bureau Veritas at our training school in Peterborough. In addition to the training aspect, the role will include on site training, auditing and working with the technical manager to review processes and procedures to update these and make positive changes.


The role is a home based role but will include travel on a regular basis and possibly require overnight stays when providing training depending on your geographical location.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Pressure new starters are provided with a bespoke training plan and assigned a mentor.

  • Deliver classroom training in PSSR, Report Writing and Pressure Vessel Examination to new start Engineer Surveyors.

  • Deliver refresher / ongoing classroom training in PSSR, Report Writing and Pressure Vessel Examination to existing Engineer Surveyors as and when required.

  • Assist with the continual improvement of the competency of the Engineer Surveyors within the discipline.

  • Assist the Technical Manager with monitoring the progression of new start Pressure Surveyor Training.

  • Prepare the evidence to support the sign-off of new start Pressure Surveyors.

  • Prepare the evidence to support the award of additional skills to existing Pressure Surveyors / Cross-skilled Surveyors from other disciplines.

  • Develop training materials and slide packs as relevant to the Pressure discipline.

  • Develop end of module tests / exams to demonstrate the trainee’s understanding of the subject matter.

  • Carry out routine field and report audits of Pressure Surveyors as required by the Technical Manager.

  • Provide Technical Support to the Surveyor community and internal / external Clients.


Who we are looking for:

You will need a minimum of a HNC in Mechanical Engineering and five years’ experience working as a pressure Engineer Surveyor with full pressure skills. Incorporated Engineer status and willing to work towards Chartered Engineer status is desirable but not essential.

You will have in depth knowledge of pressure systems, in-service inspection procedures & processes with full knowledge of relevant regulations. Along with good knowledge of market, industry trends, developments and changes in legislation.


You will have excellent face to face communication skills with an ability to deliver training effectively.


Experience & Skills Required [E]=Essential, [D]=Desirable

  • Minimum HNC in Mechanical Engineering. [E]

  • Minimum 5 years Engineer Surveyor / Inspector (Pressure) experience with a wide range of pressure equipment experience including steam raising plant. [E]

  • In depth technical knowledge and expert level within the discipline. [E]

  • In depth knowledge of pressure systems in-service inspection procedures and processes. [E]

  • In depth knowledge of relevant regulations. [E]

  • Good knowledge of market, industry trends, developments, and changes in legislation [E]

  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to deliver classroom training. [E]

  • Full driving licence. [E]

  • Incorporated Engineer (IEng). [D]

  • Training Experience [D]

  • Willingness to work towards Chartered Engineer. [D]


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Car allowance / company car

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holidays, plus an option to carry over 5 days

  • Combined pension contributions of up to 12%

  • Share in Success company bonus scheme - We recognise that overall business success is due to the contribution made by every employee

  • Annual Salary review

  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Life Cover, Private health care, Dental Care, GymFlex, Techscheme, Enhanced Maternity/Paternity policy, Give as You Earn scheme & Travel Insurance

  • Health and Wellbeing Support through; Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services

  • Working for an Industry leading global Inspection company certified as a UK Top Employer for the last nine years in a row 



Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


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