Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Dow has an opportunity for a Piping Inspector to be located at our site in Barry, United Kingdom.

Dow people in our Manufacturing & Engineering (M&E) organization ensure that our products are made in a safe, environmentally responsible, efficient, and cost-effective manner in production plants around the world. They also ensure that these plants are built, operated and well maintained.

The broad scope of Manufacturing & Engineering offers employees in the function the opportunities to explore different work experiences, job roles, project assignments, locations and cultures. As a result of the function's involvement in a multitude of businesses, our people gain experience with many unique chemistries and unit operations, technical expertise to support and advance the company's technologies as well as exposure to customers and markets.

Core Responsibilities:

The Piping Inspector role acts as a technical resource for the Inspection discipline. He/she works within the Global Maintenance Work Process to successfully deliver piping inspections to the required quality and frequency via visual inspection and NDT techniques.

The role also involves supporting the continuous operations at the Dow Performance Silicones Barry Site in South Wales UK.

Day to day role includes carrying our inspections of pipework systems at the Dow Silicones site in Barry UK.

Ensuring remedial actions are planned and inspection certificates are maintained.

Ensure that the integrity of all new and existing site pressure pipework complies with corporate standards, European and UK regulations and legislation, codes and standards for design and manufacture, and functional specifications to maximize containment and reliability of Barry site processes.

Act as a ‘Category 2’ inspector for ‘Major / Intermediate / Minor Systems’ as defined in UKAS publication ‘RG2: Accreditation for In-Service Inspection of pressure Systems / Equipment’.

Required Qualifications:

Experience of 5 years as a maintenance technician or in a role with experience in-service inspection.

Knowledge of Safety, Quality Management Systems, Pressure System Safety Equipment Regulations and Pressure Equipment Regulations.

An ability to work in a multidisciplinary team of construction, maintenance and projects.

Excellent communication and work coordination skills.

Desired skills - but not required:

Understanding of piping isometrics, P&IDs and other engineering drawings

Understanding of different types of piping systems and their failure mechanisms (lined pipe, CUI, erosion etc)

HNC in Mechanical, Metallurgical or Materials Science.

Ideal but not essential - API570 Qualified Piping Inspector, but training can be provided as needed.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines one of the broadest technology sets in the industry with asset integration, focused innovation and global scale to achieve profitable growth and become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of performance materials, industrial intermediates and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for our customers in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 113 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,000 people. Dow delivered pro forma sales of approximately $50 billion in 2018. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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