Marine & Shipping
Port Glasgow

NDT Operator

Ref: 992| Posted: 25th Nov 2021

Our Scottish Shipbuilding client is now recruiting for an NDT Operator based out of Port Glasgow. This position will require you to work as part of an inspection team performing NDT inspections to pre-defined NDT work instructions and reporting findings on the quality management system.
  • PCN Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing
  • PCN Level 2 Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • PCN Level 2 Dye Penetrant Inspection
  • CSWIP Certification/PCN Visual (not essential but desired)
  • Health & safety knowledge pertinent to the specific requirements of the relevant NDT method
  • In-depth knowledge of NDT methods to include its capabilities and limitations
  • An awareness of other NDT methods of inspection and their general capabilities/limitations
  • The knowledge required for the assessment of defects against acceptance/rejection criteria (required by standards)
  • Relevant sector-specific technology, quality aspects and working practices, such as inductions and confidentiality
  • Develop an understanding of the consequences of failure and the risk to life
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, such as NDT Technicians, in order to facilitate  timely and accurate completion of the inspection programmes
  • Demonstrate health & safety competencies pertinent to the relevant NDT methods, such as working at heights, in confined spaces and restricted zones
  • Carry out inspections using NDT methods, which would include:
    • Revealing defects present on the external surface of the test item/component
    • Using minimum levels of interpretation, usually by visual assessment only
    • Referring the inspection results to more skilled or qualified personnel to continue with the inspection process, assessment and interpretation
    • Safe operation of the equipment within its capabilities and limitations
    • Working effectively within the limitations of standard tests and measurements relevant to their field of activity
  • Performing NDT inspections in accordance with written NDT work instructions
  • Escalating concerns over frequency of type defects to his/her supervisor, in addition to confirming results and accurately recording the findings
  • Clearly marking defective areas for other follow-up validation by supervisory staff, such as NDT Engineering Technicians
  • Preparing and submitting clear and concise NDT inspection reports detailing the inspection findings
  • Reading technical drawings to assist in the inspection process.
  • Work under technical supervision and report regularly on progress
  • Ask the supervisor for advice and guidance where appropriate
  • Demonstrate a disciplined approach relating to industry standard operations and processes
  • Exhibit environmental awareness and undertake safe working practices for self and others
  • Have good practical ability, including hand/eye coordination, in order to apply NDT
  • Achieve good time management and a disciplined approach.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package