Posted 18th October 2019

NDT Engineer


Middlesbrough / Cambridge

TWI is one of the world’s leading independent research and technology organisations,
with expertise in materials joining and engineering processes. We develop innovative
solutions for real industry problems that can have a profound impact on the world
and people’s lives. Over the past years, we have delivered significant and sustained
growth and are seeking a talented individual to enter this fast-moving team
environment to underpin and drive our technical excellence and expanding market

TWI actively supports diversity and inclusion, and recognises the importance
of creating a culture where everyone feels valued for the contribution they make.

We are looking to appoint a Project Leader – NDT Services working with Plant Integrity
Ltd. (a wholly own subsidiary of TWI Ltd.) within the NDT Section. Applications
welcomed from candidates with demonstrable knowledge and experience of NDT,
particularly in onsite environments.

The successful candidate will:

  • Adopt a leading role in the team of TWI/Pi colleagues and/or external
    NDT contractors
  • Undertake project management, including preparation and negotiation
    of inspection proposals
  • Undertake inspection procedure development
  • Undertake lone or team working and be able to travel at short notice
    to deliver site inspection services
  • Undertake medium term projects including weekends (usually a
    maximum of 8 weeks)
  • Ability to take on difficult working conditions such as working at height
    or in Confined Spaces
  • Undertake further training in other NDT methods and associated inspection
  • Manage relationships with current clients and begin to develop new key
    clients through networking and the delivery of quality NDT services.
  • Be a self-starter, innovative, a problem solver and must have a strong
    work ethic.
  • Have report writing skills along with excellent communication skills
  • Be computer literate and familiarity with MS office software packages
  • Conduct themselves in line with TWI’s values of teamwork, innovation,
    taking responsibility, customer focus, adaptability and respect.


  • A range of NDT inspection services with a focus on guide wave UT
    using the Teletest LRUT system, including associated NDT methods
    on site in the UK and overseas.

NDT Qualifications:

Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Testing (MT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
all Level 2 iaw ISO 9712 (PCN/CSWIP/or equivalent) are essential.
Additionally, Guided Wave UT and/or Phased Array UT is desirable,
but training provided in these methods if not held.

NDT Experience:

A minimum of two years industrial site experience is required in O&G,
Petro-chemical or similar.

Please Note that candidates require a valid full driving licence and eligibility
for Security Clearance vetting

Project activities will take place both in the UK and globally, so a fully flexible
approach to working hours and travel is essential for all roles. This role
potentially includes travel at short notice, long duration projects, including
to hardship posting areas.

Contributing to internationally renowned work on established and emerging NDT
processes, techniques and procedures, you will enjoy responsibility for and rapidly
gain experience in a wide variety of NDT methods and techniques. We offer an
excellent opportunity for career progression to the right candidate further developing
NDT skills and qualifications in a strong NDT application environment.

If the position is based in the Middlesbrough office, it will be produced as part of an
initiative known as Centre for Materials Integrity which is part funded by the Tees
Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) and the European Regional Development
Fund (ERDF).

Job Profile: Project Leader

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours p/wk.

Ref: 120/19

Closing Date: Monday 11th November 2019


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