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NDT Technician - Tayside

Ref: 321 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Jul 2023

2020 Recruitment are working with one of our manufacturing clients who looking to add an NDT Technician to their Montrose site on a 6 month PAYE contract.

This is an opportunity to work with a company who invest in their own people and progress your career through the business.

As an NDT Technician you will work in collaboration with the NDT Supervisor encouraging positive open discussions on NDT deficiencies, safety and quality specifications making recommendations to improve processes, testing and safety.

The Role

As NDT Technician 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 procedures within our facility, monitoring of NDT activities for all testing on a daily basis. As NDT Technician/QA Inspector you will ensure that customer requirements are accomplished in a timely and an accurate manner providing accurate and timely reports according to the project specifications.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the NDT Technician your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • 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 radiography, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, and visual testing
  • Monitor and report Quality Assurance and Quality Control aspects of required work scope package(s)
  • 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 radiography and 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
  • Ensure that all NDT processes and procedures are relevant and kept up to date

Skills & Experience

To be considered for the NDT Technician you must have the following skills and experience:

  • HNC or 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 of industry standards API 6A standard, ISO, ASME, ANSI, ASTM, NACE, NORSOK, PED
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting manufacturing drawings
  • Working knowledge within an engineering or machine shop environment
  • Be a UK resident or have the right to work in the UK


As the NDT Technician you will be offered the following package:

  • Minimum contract of 6 months
  • £25 - £35 per hour
  • 20 hour working week
  • OT available
  • Career development opportunities
  • Company incentives and benefits
  • Onsite parking


To apply for this position or to discuss the role in more detail please get in touch. Contact Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.