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ASME Authorised Inspector and/or Surveyor (Home and Client based, South Coast, England)

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Date: 11-May-2022

Location: GB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:36147
Location:UK : Home Based 
Position Category:Surveyor
Position Type:Employee Regular

LRQA Verification Ltd Inspection Services provides industrial manufacturing inspection and certification services to all sections of the supply chain around the world. From certified inspection services for vendors and operators, to independent inspection services based on customer requirements, we provide assurance that assets and products meet specified requirements. 

We can support clients in mitigating the risks clients face at every point in the manufacturing process, whether during design, manufacture and assembly of product components, the production of prototypes, or when seeking type approval or project certification. Our services are designed to help clients at all aspects of the industry.

The Birmingham office surveyors are generally involved with material inspections, welding procedure and performance qualifications, pressure vessel fabrications, container inspections and some mechanical equipment work.


Role Purpose:


The role is for an ASME Authorised Inspector (AI) who will carry out ASME and standard Surveyor work, or, alternatively, for a Surveyor with the intention of training as an ASME Authorised Inspector. The aim of this role is to assess the design, manufacture, examination and testing and in-service aspects of engineering assets, against agreed Codes, Standards, specifications and procedures, and to perform inspections, using knowledge and experience appropriate for routine situations.


Your duties will include:

  • Perform assessments and provide advice for service delivery within agreed parameters that include budget constraints and contractual requirements including ASME, PED, UKCA, welding and materials
  • Producing inspection certificates, visit reports and other appropriate deliverables
  • Discuss/present the deliverable with the external client and be able to assess alternative solutions where appropriate.
  • Undertake routine administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • Assess/ recommend the time/value of the work to be undertaken for an external client within an agreed fee/cost structure and issue quotations up to an agreed limit and Lloyd’s Register’s standard terms and conditions
  • Pursue Continuing Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation and industry standards.
  • Give technical guidance to other employees, as appropriate, and disseminate information to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Assist in service delivery improvement by communicating to internal/external client feedback as appropriate.
  • Assess the risks and work in a safe manner at all times, robustly implementing health and safety rules, instructions and systems and refuse to undertake work that compromises your safety or health.
  • Report in a timely manner all incidents including near miss and safety observations (NMSO), accidents and injuries and raise any health and safety concerns with your line manager.


To be considered you must:


  • Either be an ASME Authorised Inspector with a valid card from the National Board; with the AI Commission and IS Commission or R Endorsement or be willing to undergo this training
  • Possess a relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognised university, HNC/HND with appropriate experience, or equivalent welding and/or NDE qualifications with appropriate experience
  • Preferably be a qualified member of a recognised professional body; e.g.,,,,
  • Possess sufficient relevant working experience to demonstrate good awareness of the relevant specialist requirements, knowledge and application. 
  • Possess thorough knowledge of materials, welding and pressure vessel construction codes, e.g. PD 5500 and ASME Section VIII (and NBIC)
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU and UKCA
  • Possess good working knowledge of IT



Relocation costs within the UK considered for a qualified ASME Authorised Inspector

Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

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Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

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