NDT Engineer Level III

Posting Date: 26 September 2020

Location: Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Company: Babcock

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Make a real impact, immediately

We’re looking for someone dynamic, ambitious and eager to make an impact to become our next NDT Engineer to join our Production function working within Defence Systems Technology (DST), Bristol.

DST is a business unit within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. Working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST works with a number of key clients domestically and internationally. We’re based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas.  The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.



You will be the Lead on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality for all NDT operations and technical queries and ensure regulatory and client standards compliance with responsibility for the NDT operations for which qualified and assigned, and capable of interpreting and evaluating results in terms of existing codes, standards, and specifications.

You will have suffi:cient practical background in applicable materials, fabrication and product technology, to establish techniques and to assist in establishing acceptance criteria when none are otherwise available.

You will ensure adequate self-development and training/cross training is undertaken to fulfil the role and responsibilities, share knowledge with team members and contribute to team development and develop, qualify, and approve procedures, establish and approve techniques, interpret codes, standards, specifications, and procedures, and designate the particular NDT methods, techniques, and procedures to be used within the scope and limitations of any certification held.


Required Experience / Qualifications
You will possess PCN /ASNT Level 2 or 3 in: Visual (VT), Penetrant (PT), Magnetic (MT), Ultrasonic (UT).


Knowledge or qualification in Radiographic (RT) is desirable and you will have significant recent and relevant experience in a similar environment.


You will have experience of handling high profile strategic projects, with good communication skills, IT and capable of working on own initiative.


You will ideally:
• Be self-motivated.
• Be methodical with good attention to detail.
• Take pride in their work.
• Work well in a team.
• Be safety conscious.


What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Application Guidance
All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.


If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.




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