NDT Technician / QC Inspector : Montrose

Montrose, Scotland
18 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Inspection, Quality
Contract Type
Full Time
As NDT Technician and QC Inspector you will play key role in ensuring systems and structural components perform their function effectively whilst providing a balance between cost-effectiveness and quality control. You will ensure correct implementation of project quality plan within our manufacturing plant, monitoring the pipeline of NDT activities for all testing on a daily basis. As NDT Technician/QC Inspector you will ensure that project specifications are accomplished in a timely and an accurate manner providing accurate and timely reports according to the project specifications. You will work in collaboration with the Quality Manager encouraging positive open discussions on NDT deficiencies, safety and quality specifications making recommendations to improve processes, testing and safety. Your PCN / SNT level 2 in Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle testing will act as a strong foundation in the testing of NOV product lines including welds and castings. The NDT Technician and QC Inspector also works in maintaining NDT inspection documents and related quality documents according to the project quality plan.


  • Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures.
  • Interpret the results of all methods of non-destructive testing (NDT) such as liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, and visual testing.
  • Monitor and report Quality Assurance and Quality Control aspects of required work scope package(s).
  • Control and ensure the accuracy of all project quality documentation related to projects
  • Work closely with departmental managers, manufacturing staff and suppliers to ensure quality, aiming to minimise the costs of reworking or waste and maximise customer satisfaction with our products
  • Make recommendations for corrective actions, continually identifying areas of improvement
  • Select, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing (NDT) of products or materials.
  • Examine welds, and castings using non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques.
  • Prepare reports on non-destructive testing (NDT) results.
  • Conduct liquid penetrant tests to locate surface cracks by coating objects with fluorescent dyes, cleaning excess penetrant, and applying developer.
  • Document non-destructive testing (NDT) methods, processes, or results.
  • Visually examine materials, structures, or components using tools and equipment for signs of corrosion, metal fatigue, cracks, or other flaws.
  • Support other departments and carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager
  • Travel when required as dictated by business needs



  • An exceptional ability to understand, evaluate and apply technical information
  • Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand

  • Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
  • Able to define, work within and improve business processes whilst exercising good judgement based on immediate and future business needs.

  • Can be counted on to stand your ground in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably

  • Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities

Personal and Interpersonal
  • Imbued with a strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
  • Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals
  • Is known to consistently adhere to ethical principles and expects others to follow suit
  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems




  • HND in a relevant engineering qualification or equivalent
  • ASNT TC 1A level II (or recognised equivalent which complies to EN473) in magnetic particle examination, dye penetrant examination

  • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
  • Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
  • Working knowledge within an engineering manufacturing environment

Skills, training or special knowledge
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office - Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Quality Management System
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Examination of welds and castings
  • Working knowledge of industry standards API 6A standard, ISO, ASME, ANSI, ASTM, NACE, NORSOK, PED (Theoretical and Working Knowledge is a MUST).
  • Proficient in reading and interpret ing manufacturing drawings

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