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NDT Level 3 Expert

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
West Berkshire, Berkshire, England
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Role- NDT Level 3 Expert (Production Quality)

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £40,950- £64,700 (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 11th January 2022

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

You will be a Level 3 Responsible for the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) staff competence to carry out NDT Quality Inspection across AWE including Production. Work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver NDT inspection duties to Programme.

Successful Candidates will be responsible to:

  • Approve all aspects of training and examination practices of AWEs certification programme.
  • Establish the written practice procedure for staff competence, aligning to AWE processes
  • On behalf of AWE provides NDT staff written Authority to Work in NDT practices given their competence.
  • Plans and executes training provision for NDT to maintain compliance with the written practice.
  • Liaises with external partners to provide the best relevant and cost-effective training.
  • Trains and supervises level 1 and level 2 staff.
  • Carries out NDT practices to maintain own certification at Level 3 for NDT including all AWE NDT practices, production, operations and components.
  • Carries out NDT inspection duties or NDT development duties to support delivery to Programme.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, it is desirable that the candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Relevant HNC/HND or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
  • Membership of a recognized related professional body, or working towards i.e. MCQI.
  • Level 3 Certified in NDT (PCN or ASNT)



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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