Non-Destructive Testing Trainer

Sheffield (with overseas travel)
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With over 120,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847. The company strives to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation. 

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) acquired the world-renowned NDT, corrosion and coatings training and consultancy organisation now known as IMechE Argyll Ruane in 2012. Based in its multi-million pound Engineering Training Centre just outside of Sheffield, IMechE offers a range of inspection and non-destructive testing training courses, examinations and consultancy services.

Now, the company is looking for a Non-Destructive Testing Trainer to deliver high-quality training to learners in the UK and overseas. 

The role

The Non-Destructive Testing Trainer will deliver high-quality training in the non-destructive testing (NDT) disciplines they are qualified in. 

Specifically, the Non-Destructive Testing Trainer will: 
  • Develop programmes of learning activities, including planning, preparing, delivering and researching training sessions 
  • Review and assess students’ work 
  • Invigilate examinations and ensure that awarding body standards are met 
  • Liaise with specialist and NDT professionals to ensure that contemporary thinking and practice is brought into training 
  • Maintain accurate training records 
  • Travel to sites throughout the UK and overseas.
About you 

To join us as a Non-Destructive Testing Trainer, you will need: 
  • Significant experience in non-destructive testing (NDT) methods 
  • To be qualified to train in PAUT and TOFD 
  • The ability and willingness to travel overseas 
  • The willingness to train and upgrade your personnel certification to PCN Level 3 
  • The willingness to learn new NDT methods and train to become certified in other NDT schemes as required 
  • A full, valid driving licence with no more than six points.

Ideally, you will have a PCN Level 2 or PCN/ASNT Level 3 qualification in various NDT methods, such as RT, MT, VT and PT. An ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Qualification and proven experience of managing a quality assurance programme would also be beneficial. 

Other organisations may call this role NDT Trainer, Technical Trainer, Trainer, Training Consultant, Trainer & Assessor, Assessor, Non-Destructive Testing Inspector or NDT Assessor. 

The benefits 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Company car 
  • Laptop and mobile phone 
  • Stakeholder pension scheme and BUPA private medical insurance 
  • Life assurance worth three times your annual salary 
  • A range of benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance 
  • Flexible working 
  • Free membership of the Institution and professional membership subscription for employees 
  • A minimum of 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Free parking 
  • Free fruit, tea and coffee.

IMechE believes that its employees are integral to what makes its organisation great, which is why the company rewards their efforts and achievements and is committed to making their working life a fulfilling and enjoyable one. 

Once you join IMechE's passionate team, you will discover a collaborative and forward-thinking environment where staff are supported to build on their existing knowledge and gain new skills. 

In this key role, you will have the chance to share your specialist expertise with others and enable engaged learners to realise their full potential. 

Interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as suitable applicants apply. An immediate start is available for the right candidate. 

Contact details:
If you are ready to take your next step as a Non-Destructive Testing Trainer, please apply via the URL below.

Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Webrecruit and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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