Posted 22nd December 2021



Assystem Energy & Infrastructure are recruiting for an NDE Engineer to work at our
customers site in Derby on a long-term contract basis.

You will develop advanced automated ultrasonic, radiographic and eddy current inspection
techniques including state-of-the-art phased array inspection capabilities for use on naval
reactor plant.

Role details:

Role title - NDE Engineer

Contract duration - June 2023

Contract type - PAYE via Umbrella - INSIDE IR35

Hours - 37 hours

Location - Derby Raynesway

Sector - Nuclear and Defence

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Responsible for the design, development, justification and application
    of high integrity inspection techniques.
  • Working across a range of areas, you will be involved in the testing
    of high integrity components through all stages of life.
  • You will operate as part of a close-knit team with technical excellence
    and customer satisfaction high on the agenda and be responsible for
    developing and implementing new methods of non-destructive
    examination, using a mixture of bespoke and standard NDE equipment.
  • With quality paramount to the success of our business, you will be
    required to demonstrate compliance to relevant company, national,
    and international standards to a level beyond reproach.

Skills and experience required for this role:

  • Ideal candidate will have experience in developing and justifying inspection
    techniques in accordance with European Network for Inspection and
    Qualification methodology.
  • Ideally this experience will have been gained in a relevant industry,
    such as heavily regulated operations, or products and services, where
    high levels of reliability and integrity are required.
  • You will ideally possess a degree in Science, Technology Engineering
    or Mathematics (STEM). Professional qualifications in NDT are highly
    beneficial (e.g. PCN, SNT, ASNT, MIPS, GUIDE), with the ideal candidate
    qualified in UT, RT and ET techniques.
  • Majority of inspections use encoded manual and automated equipment,
    and experience in the operation of automated Ultrasonic & Eddy Current
    Testing systems or similar would be favourable.
  • A demonstrable ability to work in a highly technical environment, in
    multidisciplinary teams and to tight deadlines is required.
  • The ability to provide clear, concise and accurate technical reports,
    and candidates experienced in the production of technical justifications
    will be at a distinct advantage.

**Security clearance**

Whilst we encourage applications from all nationalities, Assystem within the UK are subject
to security and export control restrictions due to the nature of work to be undertaken.

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities
you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for
the organisation.

Eager to find out more? For an informal, confidential conversation about this role or to
discuss other opportunities at Assystem within the Energy & Nuclear market please get
in touch with Ethan Allsopp directly.

To apply, please email your CV to:


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