Senior Technician Technology


Location: Neath Port Talbot Principle Area

Job Type: Full time


Senior Technician Technology

NDE Inspection Services Section / NDE Group

Location: Cambridge/Middlesbrough/Port Talbot

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Competitive rate

Description of role:

TWI are seeking to appoint a Senior Technician for the NDE Inspection Services (NIS) Section to be based in Cambridge, Middlesbrough or Port Talbot.

The NIS section delivers a broad range of projects to an international customer base, often with demanding requirements, including NDE technique development, qualification and on-site inspection. The section is looking to profitably grow its Advanced NDE site inspection capability.

The NIS Section are seeking a professional and enthusiastic individual to support a wide variety of site inspection work for our TWI Industrial Members. The successful candidate shall possess a minimum of five years Industrial experience and sufficient certification in NDT as follows:

Essential Qualifications:

  • PAUT, ISO 9712 Level 2
  • Minimum of 2 additional qualifications to ISO 9712 Level 2
  • Strong understanding of ISO standards and application
  • A working knowledge of acceptance criteria and application

Desirable Qualifications:

  • MPI ISO 9712 Level 2
  • DPI ISO 9712 Level 2
  • UT 3.1 3.2 ISO 9712 Level 2 (3.8 desirable)
  • EC welds and wrought ISO 9712 Level 2
  • ACFM, ISO 9712 Level I or 2
  • RT, ISO 9712 Level 2
  • CCNSG Safety Passport


This position will be based from our Cambridge, Middlesbrough or Port Talbot office but will require regular travel within the UK and abroad to deliver NDT inspection work to TWI Industrial Members.

Security clearance:

You will be required to undertake and gain UK security clearance for this role.

About us:

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

We offer opportunities to collaborate with inspiring and expert teams and a supportive environment in which you are actively encouraged to share your ideas and continually develop your own skills and knowledge.

If you are looking to join an organisation that is fuelled by innovation, teamwork, and openness, this role could be for you.

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.


We recognise that it’s the differences of our people that gives us our competitive edge and enables us to maintain our world leading reputation. This is why we are committed to ensuring there is diversity across every level of our organisation; representative of the Members and societies we serve. We have made Inclusion our number one corporate value to demonstrate our commitment to ensure it is at the core of everything we do at TWI.

Why work for TWI?

We offer a competitive salary, share-in-success bonus scheme, generous pension scheme (both employee contribution (flexible amount) and TWI contribution (up to 10% of salary), holiday (25 days + 8 bank holiday’s), private health and dental cover, career development and training, onsite employee restaurant, onsite gym, day nursery available for companies on Granta Park (Cambridge) site (subject to availability), onsite parking and more.

We know that balancing work and personal life can at times be challenging. This is why we continue to review and implement family friendly policies including hybrid working, flexible working, enhanced maternity pay and paid parental leave.

External funding:

If this position is to be based in our Port Talbot office it will be part of an initiative known as AEMRI (Advanced Engineering Materials Research Institute), which is funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) using European Regional Development Funds (ERDF). If this position is to be based in our Middlesbrough office it will part of an initiative known as Centre for Materials Integrity which is part funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Closing Date: 06 February 2023

Reference number: 160/22

For further details, please click on the Job Description link below:

TWI Culture

As one of the world’s leading independent research and technology organisations, we are committed to attracting, motivating and retaining the best talent from around the world. Our goal is to develop the next generation of experts to address future industry challenges.

We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and respects the differences between people while valuing the contribution everyone makes to TWI.

We recognise the diversity of our staff and students makes a positive and important contribution to our continuing success.

TWI offers a comprehensive training programme, incorporating both in-house and external courses to support staff development.

TWI Values:


Building effective working relationships, we accomplish more together

Innovation and Expertise

Championing new ideas and sharing knowledge with each other

Taking responsibility

Achieving our objectives and personal development

Customer focus

Building trusting relationships with our customers


Accepting and engaging positively with change


Valuing the contribution from every individual, creating value for our customers

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