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Reference ID R80469 Updated 26/09/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Early Careers
Country Netherlands Work Location (City) Pernis

The Role

What’s the role?

The tank inspector is responsible to perform all inspection related tasks related to the tank turnaround (Periodieke Inspectie = PI) of multiple tanks per year. Further the inspector will act as sparring partner of the sr. tank inspector and performs quality checks on the field work of other tank inspectors. This based on a background of external and internal standards and regulations.


  • Performing of all inspection work for tank PI for which the tank inspector has formal responsibility
  • Execution of the yearly inspection program including follow-up with asset owner
  • Use w-IMS as main tool to manage the assets
  • Provide input for risk-based inspection program, studies and strategy
  • Signal and drive cost effective improvement of the assets via the Management of Change process, including the relevant required technical judgement
  • Proactively report to deviation to discuss with Senior Inspector
  • Develop during the role to a technical authority level 3 (TA-3)
  • Contribute to root cause analyses and failure investigations
  • Ensure delivery and compliance of all tank inspection work according EEMUA159, Design Codes and Shell standards

What we need from you?

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Proven experience in tank inspection
  • EEMUA 159 certified
  • Knowledge of tank related national and internationals codes, rules and standards (EEMUA159, EN14015, API, DEPs’s)
  • Experience in execution of field and vendor inspections for tanks
  • Experienced with installation, maintenance and repair of tanks
  • Ability to communicate well and earn respect of other engineers in his/her field both within Shell and outside, for example with manufacturers
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English


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