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Welding Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/10/2014
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The Company:
Our client specialises in the design, manufacture, assembly, test, installation and commissioning of bespoke solutions for the nuclear decommissioning, defence, and nuclear new build markets.

The Role:
The Welding Engineer will interpret nuclear industry and customer specific welding standards and define actions which ensure compliance.

Development, verification of welding documentation, including weld maps, welding history sheets, welding procedure specifications, welder qualifications, NDT procedures sheets, route cards, project Quality plans etc.

The Welding Engineer will be involved in the definition of preferred welding methods.

Maintenance of customer relationships and customer approval of welding procedures.

The Welding Engineer will liaise with customer Quality Assurance and inspection representatives

Involvement in selection of welding equipment and methods

Work with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre on standards and best practice solutions.

The Welding Engineer will provide necessary Welding/NDT expertise and support to ITT/Bid Reviews and Associated QHSE Bid/Estimate submission

Provide necessary expertise and support to Design Reviews and provide feedback on Welding/NDT related Design Codes, LFE, Design For Manufacture issues, Weld/NDT Inspection & Test capability issues, required Quality Planning/Arrangements

The Welding Engineer will provide necessary expertise and daily operational input to audit and review of Welding/NDT quality arrangements.

Provide monthly welding reports as required by Senior Management Team

The Welding Engineer will maintain welder qualifications and qualify welders as necessary to suit project needs
Train, coach and enhance welding competency across operations, engineering and quality functions.

Development and delivery of training in welding processes / standards

The Welding Engineer will provide necessary Welding/NDT expertise and support to verification at source (Supplier Product inspection, Documentation reviews, Witness inspections)

Provide Welding/NDT expertise and support in the production of Investigation reports, Non-Conformity Reports and Change control.

Identify risk and Learning From Experience and provide feedback into Project/Functions as necessary

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The Welding Engineer will be a self-starter, highly QA motivated: takes the initiative and able to work with minimum supervision.

Technically competent and able to use own initiative to provide solutions to problems and implement changes as required.

3-5 years experience in either Nuclear or the Engineering sector within a highly regulated industry.

Certified Welding Engineer, Recognised Welding Qualification: CSWIP 3.2 (minimum)

The Welding Engineer will have the ability to interpret Engineering Customer Specifications and Engineering Drawings and define Welding/NDT requirements in terms of Resource needs, LQR needs, Acceptance criteria, qualifications and approvals, Processes/procedures needed, Verification methods, Inspection and Test equipment needed.

5 years of Weld Inspection Experience (i.e. Approval of Set-up and procedures, and managing the welding process)

The Welding Engineer will have 2-3 years min NDT Inspection Experience (Approval of Set-up and procedur

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Welding and/or Engineering based qualification: HNC

Recognised NDT Qualification: PCN Level 2 PT/MT/RT(Desirable)

Supervisory experience of Welding/NDT inspectors

Knowledge and application of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Power point
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