Principal Welding Engineer

Plymouth, Devon.
£50.00-£54.50 per hour.
Yoh Solutions Ltd
Date advertised:
Job details:

A leading engineering support services organisation is currently looking to recruit a Principal Welding Engineer within its welding design department on a 12-month contract.

The Principal Welding Engineer will provide subject matter expertise and technical management across the business. The purpose of the role is to allow existing staff to focus on specific development projects, while the Principal Welding Engineer continues to provide welding support to projects and production. 

Main responsibilities: 

  • The Principal Welding Engineer will be responsible for the technical output of a team of experienced welding engineers. The team’s activities include:
  • The development and authorisation of technical welding instructions
  • Weld procedure development
  • Review of sub-contractor welding management systems and procedures
  • Validation of welding consumables.
The Principal Welding Engineer will also have the opportunity to work with junior members of the team to assist with their technical and management development. 

Role requirements: 

  • A good working knowledge of submarines/surface ships in both structural applications and pipe systems, along with excellent communication skills at all levels and a high degree of computer literacy
  • An expert level of welding and metallurgy knowledge and its application to ship and submarine structure and systems
  • Experience working with ISO, ASME and defence standards within a nuclear dockyard environment
  • At least five years’ experience in a welding engineering role or similar. 
Essential qualifications: 
  • Bachelor degree with honours in a relevant engineering discipline 
  • TWI diploma in welding engineering or equivalent, ie MSc in welding engineering 
  • International/European welding engineer 
  • Chartered Engineer.
Desirable qualifications:
  • PCN Level 2 in radiographic interpretation
  • CSWIP 3.1 – visual inspection. 
Contact details:

Daniel Davis, Yoh Solutions Ltd, Building 1000, Eskdale Road, IQ Winnersh, Berkshire RG41 5TS. Tel: +44 (0)118 989 7639.

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