Job description

For our client we are looking for a NDT Welding Inspector who will be responsible for inspecting incoming goods, products, work processes and/or supplier quality control activities and quality-related projects. The role will also involve administration, audits and answering quality-related questions, as well as carrying out inspections and test plans, in line with the company policy, procedures and guidelines.

In addition, quality standards, specifications and regulations such as ISO must be adhered to, in order to ensure production, maintenance and service compliance with quality policy, standards and customer expectations. Your duties will include the following:

Your responsibilities

  • Carrying out visual inspections and issuing relevant reports, verifying the conformity of work to the specified quality requirements and ensuring that the inspections and controls are carried out and documented
  • Verifying welding parameters and consumables storage and certification during installation/construction activities
  • Checking the availability and suitability of the welding equipment, filler material, pre-heating, welding, heat treatment, bevels, extent of repairs made by various welders (and taking any corrective action required), and checking the heat treatment record diagrams
  • Verifying procedures and welders’ qualifications
  • Performing section checks, ensuring that structures and outfitting are compliant to the correct specifications and that the materials are in accordance with the specified material traceability requirements
  • Ensuring that all welding, heat treatment and any material testing are all in compliance with the relevant codes and specifications
  • Ensuring the preparation of the welding dossier for final handover to the customer
  • Organising and carrying out NDT internal cross-check inspections to randomly verify joints conformity
  • Supervising NDT operations carried out by external entities/operators, reviewing subcontractor documents and technical qualifications, and collecting relevant inspection reports
  • Liaising with the welding technician/foreman in order to identify the causes of welding defects
  • Providing training to NDT personnel (if needed)
  • Having protection measures applied while activities with potential ionising radiation risks are carried out

Job requirements

  • More than five years of experience in welding and NDT inspections on complex structures, preferably within the shipbuilding industry
  • A valid welding certificate (minimum CSWIP 3.2 or equivalent)
  • Qualified as a UT NDT operator
  • A minimum of Level 2 NDT (according to EN 9712 or ASNT) in at least UT-MT-PT, although RT would also be advantageous
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English, both verbal and written
  • Flexibel to work at different locations and travel abroad if necessary
  • Please note, an online assessment and screening can be part of the recruitment process. Only applicants with a valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates.

We offer

  • A competitive salary
  • Excellent primary and secondary conditions
  • Travel allowance, profit share, pension, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year
  • Pleasant working atmosphere within a healthy organization
  • Broad range of training and career opportunities

About our client

Our client is the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. They are constantly developing its design and construction activities for the specialised maritime sector. Our client has a focus on innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support for the dredging industry.

Questions or interested?

Do you have questions about the position or the application procedure? Feel free to send us a message or call us +31(0)180 - 48 77 55.

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