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Senior NDT Engineer

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  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Maritime Defence

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £65.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul White

  • Contact email:

    paul.white@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    180504PWI_1602000333

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-13

  • Start date:

    07/12/2020

  • Client:

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Senior NDT Engineer


Must have multiple PCN Level 3 Qualifications in techniques such as:

  • VT, MT, PT, ET, UT, RT, ToFD & PAUT.
  • Specifically, NDT ISO 9712 PCN Level 3 Radiography in the Castings product sector.
  • Specifically NDT ISO 9712 PCN Level 3 Ultrasonic Testing in the Forgings product sector.

OVERALL DEPARTMENT DIRECTION

The department's workload continues to increase due to the Authorities expanding demands such as life extension packages on submarine platforms (North & South), the increased number of warship packages and the reliance on technical support as examination & approval authority. Focus within the department to ensure NDT compliance and quality is maintained throughout Devonport, as well as having tight control over Babcock's external NDT supply-chain. There is requirement to conduct activities with ALARP principles, thus there is a drive to support R&D to reduce Radiography wherever practicable as well as general technological advancements of the departments NDT capability.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

Manage and control the diverse activities of the Babcock (Devonport) NDT Engineering & Compliance group, both on and off-site to ensure product safety.

As part of a team, you will be responsible for the development and review of NDT procedures & written instructions, ensuring compliance to all associated standards. Auditing of NDT sub-contractors and surveillance/trade-tests of Babcock personnel will play a significant part of the role.

You will be required to provide expert technical advice and support to NDT Production, Platform Production MoD & Babcock Design/Technical Authority for tasks such as: equipment compliance, running toolbox-workshops, SoW/technical specifications, NDT technique development, quality assurance, NDT standards interpretations & updates.

From time-to-time you may be required to package manage NDT tasks and NDT personal both on and offsite. In-addition you may also be required to design, undertake and manage NDT R&D initiatives.


KEY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

An in depth knowledge of naval platform pipe systems/structures, the materials from which they are constructed and how they have been constructed. Extensive knowledge of NDT processes and their application. Comprehensive understanding of applicable NDT Defence Standards, British Standards, DGS, Lloyds Rules and Babcock In-house design specifications.

KEY BEHAVIOURS AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

An understanding of customer requirements and timescales and a pro-active approach to problem solving. A flexible approach to working patterns (Casual shift working will be required). Technically abreast of advancements in NDT technologies with the ability to design and manage R&D activities. Highly skilled and competent in conducting NDT techniques such as: VT, MT, PT, ET, UT, RT, ToFD & PAUT

EXPERIENCE

Significant experience of conducting NDT examinations in the Welding & NDT environment of Ship/Submarine/Workshop facilities at both ISO 9712 Level 2 & Level 3 NDT operator. Experience in Nuclear Plant, working within the Submarine Business Unit, working within the radiological industry as a radiographer and in people management. Experience with dealing with NDT sub-contractors as well as the MoD Design Authority. Experience in producing, auditing & reviewing NDT procedures, written instructions and process standards. Experience in interpreting and applying relevant NDT standards. Experience in conducting and managing NDT Research & Development initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • HNC or higher in an Engineering discipline is desirable.
  • Multi discipline NDT ISO 9712 PCN level 2 qualifications in techniques such as: VT, MT, PT, ET, UT, RT, ToFD & PAUT is required. Multi discipline NDT ISO 9712 PCN Level 3 qualifications in techniques such as: VT, MT, PT, ET, UT, RT, ToFD & PAUT is required.
  • Specifically, NDT ISO 9712 PCN Level 3 Radiography in the Castings product sector
  • Specifically NDT ISO 9712 PCN Level 3 Ultrasonic Testing in the Forgings product sector.
  • Professional recognition & membership is desirable.
  • The following courses are mandatory but may be attached post appointment ASQEP, NIC, SQAC, PCN Level II & III, CSWIP.

JOB CHARACTERISTICS

The role of the Senior NDT Engineer is a Nuclear Implicated Post and all applicants must be willing to become classified radiation workers. This is a casual shift pattern role (day/back shift alternating weeks). Applicants need to be aware that there may be a requirement for off-site working. The post holder will need to attend Client, Design Authority, Project and Production meetings, providing expert technical advice and management support to resolve key NDT issues. Must be able to manage the SQEP'd labour and equipment resource to meet the respective customer requirements and ensure there are no conflicts of work, especially in the level III discipline the post holder has/obtains. Must be able to manage detailed complex arising issues in HSR and SSR items with a drive to resolving them to ensure Product Safety is maintained throughout the platforms.