NDT Manager

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  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £50.00 - £100.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sharon Crick

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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NDT Manager required to provide NDT technologist advice on projects and support to subcontractor packages of work. This will involve day to day contact with the various projects. This post is with Engineering Services.

Responsibilities for Systems, Structures, Plant and Equipment (SSPE) The major SSPE listed below are associated with the Welding & NDT Technical Managers purpose and principal tasks and responsibilities:

The safe use all NDT plant and equipment.
The safe use of the NDT laboratory and its associated plant and equipment (including stores).

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities
The Welding & NDT Technical Managers principal tasks and responsibilities are:
To provide technical support and advice to the project team with regard to NDT techniques associated with welding processes.
To maintain a constant liaison and dialogue with the Welding Design and NDT Department to ensure that NDT techniques and procedures used are compatible with company standards.
To ensure the correct NDE techniques/processes are utilised for each different environment e.g. submarines, ships, factories group etc.
To ensure the safe execution of NDT carried out by staff and Sub-contractors.
To check and ensure that only suitably calibrated NDT equipment is used.
To perform quality control checking of NDT activities performed on projects.
To ensure final acceptance of NDT inspections is in accordance with contract specification.
To specify the non-destructive test requirements needed in support of activities.
To provide level 3 review and support / co-ordinate and control core work and commercial NDT support requirement to other groups within the Group, e.g. Nuclear Services, Future Nuclear Facilities, INTEC, Composites, Successor and Clyde, ensuring that adequate staffing and resources are available, and that this undertaking does not conflict with the MoD core programme work already planned.
To advise and give guidance to project QA audits as a Technical Competent Officer.
To be the Technical Competent Officer for NDT related issues within the change management process.
To produce and sign-off internal and external procedures within their Level 3 PCN qualifications.
To review and keep up-to-date approved and released procedures for both the department and any sub-contractors.
To advise on construction proposals with a view to suitability of welded construction and NDT requirements.
Review suitability of NDT procedures and NDT personnel qualification.
To conduct on-site and off-site audits for both the department and sub-contracts to ensure adherence to approved procedures.
To ensure procedures, quality records and test reports are completed satisfactorily in a timely manner.
To provide specialist technical advice and co-ordinating support to the various projects in a bid to resolve key NDT issues in order that the respective project milestone and key target dates are met.
Ensure examination compliance to the respective NDT specification and acceptance standards in an efficient and effective manner.
To provide specialist technical advice on the feasibility of non-destructive testing disciplines for company fabrications in compliance with the respective Client's Technical Specifications.
Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety working practices and ensure adherence to the respective procedural controls.
To develop, review (and supply) NDT procedures used throughout the site.
To be the point of contact and to maintain close working relationships with all company clients for NDT scopes of work.


ONC (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE 1 x PCN Level 3 in either MPI, LPI, UT or UT and ToFD.

PCN Level 3 in:
* UT- Forgings & Wrought Products
* MPI (Magnetic Particle)
* LPI (Liquid Penetrant)
* RAD - Castings

Experience Demonstrable experience in a welding and NDT technology role.

Salary negotiable dependant upon experience.