Posted 18th October 2019

Senior NDT Technician



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 share.

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

We are looking to appoint Senior NDT Site Technician in 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

The successful candidate will:

  • Work as part of a team with TWI/Pi colleagues and/or external NDT contractors
  • 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 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
includes potential travel at short notice, 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.

The Section is also supporting the AMSCI funded project AssureNET. This project
is a collaboration between SME's TWI and Academia to deliver a generic quality
control method to improve a wide range of advanced net shape manufacturing
processes. The aim of the project is to improve supply chains in advanced
manufacturing, with supply chains defined as comprising companies who produce
components or services that contribute to a finished product.

Job Profile: Senior NDT Technician

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours p/wk.

Ref: 149/19

Closing Date: Monday 11th November 2019


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