Principle Welding Engineer

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £50.00 - £100.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sharon Crick

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Principle Welding Engineer

To manage the companies welding engineering activities, to be a subject matter expert on joining technology and take responsibility for the provision and maintenance of the companies welding equipment.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities

To provide the business with in depth technical knowledge on welding and joining technology.
To manage graduate placements within the Welding Design section.
To support the development of staff within the Welding Design section.
Maintain awareness of developments in joining technology and manage their implementation with the support of the Chief Welding Engineer.
The review and approval of welding technical instructions and the consumables used in their application.
The development and authorisation of weld procedures Provide technical welding support within the production environment, typically this will include site visits and onsite monitoring of complex procedures.
To select and specify non-destructive testing for Babcock fabrications in compliance with Client's Technical Specifications and conduct weld acceptance on behalf of MoD(N).
As a member of the PWAG/SWAG provide acceptance of nuclear and non-nuclear welds or behalf of the customer.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements
Bachelor degree, with Honours, in relevant engineering discipline TWI Diploma in Welding Engineering or equivalent i.e. MSc in Welding Engineering International/European Welding Engineer Chartered Engineer
Nuclear: NIC or Nuclear Practitioners Course Modules 1 and 2 or equivalent

Craft apprenticeship and demonstrable evidence in the field of welding/ fabrication or Completion of the companies Graduate Training Scheme, experience within a Welding or NDT engineering role or Demonstrable suitable experience of Welding engineering