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Senior Welding Engineer

  • Job reference: 926676
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Naval, Marine
  • Date posted: 18/07/2019

Our client is a UK leading engineering support services organisation and employs more than 34,000 people around the world. A Senior Welding Engineer is required for a 12 month contract based in their Naval Dockyard in Devonport where they provide engineering support to surface ships and nuclear submarines. The purpose of this role is to allow existing staff to focus on specific development projects, while the Senior Welding Engineer continues to provide welding support to project and production through the running of PQRs to BS EN ISO 15614.

The Senior Welding Engineer will require an expert level of welding and metallurgy knowledge and its application to ship and submarine structure and systems. You will support 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

You should have experience working with ISO, ASME and Defence Standards with a nuclear dockyard environment.

The following qualifications are required:

  • Bachelor degree, with Honours, in relevant engineering discipline * TWI Diploma in Welding Engineering or equivalent i.e. MSc in Welding Engineering * Incorporated/Chartered Engineer

The following qualifications are desirable:

  • CSWIP 3.1 Visual Inspection
  • PCN Level 2 in Radiographic Interpretation * International/European Welding Engineer


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