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Senior Structural Integrity Engineer – Environmental Fracture


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Senior Structural Integrity Engineer – Environmental Fracture

Fatigue & Fracture Integrity Management / MSI

Location: Cambridge

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Competitive rate

Description of role:

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Structural Integrity Engineer for the Fatigue & Fracture Integrity Management (FIM) Section of the Materials and Structural Integrity (MSI) Group based at our headquarters in Cambridge, UK. The FIM Section provides industry with design and consultancy services along with standard and bespoke fatigue & fracture testing. The FIM Section has a global client base, spanning a broad range of industrial sectors, including Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and transportation.

The successful candidate will provide consultancy in the area of mechanical testing in environment, in particular fracture toughness testing, as well as fatigue, and Engineering Critical Assessment. The main duties will include:

  • Maintaining and developing TWI business in the area of environmental fracture testing and consultancy through single client and joint industry projects (SCPs and JIPs) by engaging with TWI member companies.
  • Preparation of project work proposals to meet clients’ needs;
  • Maintaining excellent external and internal client satisfaction through managing projects to time and budget.
  • Enhancing capabilities and expanding TWI’s mechanical testing business e.g. standard and specialised fatigue & fracture testing.

This role requires the ability to communicate effectively at a number of levels. Our customers frequently require a rapid and accurate service at short notice, so the ability to prioritise and work effectively with minimum supervision is needed. Work will involve contribution to cross-disciplinary teams and the management of tasks within these teams, as well as the management of individual projects.

External funding:

TWI manages and operates the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC), a centre for postgraduate industry led study. It is expected that this role may include the supervision of NSIRC students (PhD and/or MSc).


This position will require regular travel both in the UK and abroad.

Security clearance:

You may need to acquire UK security clearance for this role.

About us:

TWI Ltd is a world expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies. We provide industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention.

Diversity statement:

TWI Ltd is committed to treating all employees fairly and to being an inclusive employer. Our aim is to create a work environment where our employees can reach their full potential. We put Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of our people practices to attract, develop and retain the best talent.

Closing Date: 21 March 2023

Reference number: 129/21