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Senior NDT Engineer
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We are currently seeking an experienced Senior NDT Engineer for our PPT offices based in Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow.

Responsible for managing project specific NDT activities.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

Develop and provide effective interfaces with clients, other departments and NDT Subcontractors.

Support tender submissions and provide relevant inputs.

Provide leadership and manage the delivery of NDT inspection activities:

  • Writing Technical Scope of Works for NDT Sub contractors covering WPQT activities, spoolbase production and offshore scopes in line with project specific and client specifications.
  • Sourcing and shipping of AUT and MUT calibration block material from project specific pipe of the correct wall thickness and surface condition.
  •  Review, amend and authorise NDT procedures for all projects and develop new NDT techniques as required.
  • Reviewing project specific sub contractor NDT procedures and deal with client comments.
  • Writing of AUT Validation procedures and ITP’s. Collation of results and writing final AUTV Reports.
  • Organising Purchase Orders for sub contracted activities such as Machining AUT cal block pipe, IUT and macro sectioning.
  • Lead the review of the status of all NDT projects, support resolution of issues, provide technical assistance and take corrective/improvement action as required.
  • Maintain project schedules and effective progress reporting.
  • Monitor performance of sub contractor NDT Inspectors and take action as required.
  • Ensure effective communication is maintained with clients and other departments and NDT subcontractors.
  • Evaluate lessons learned and ensure a process of continuous improvements is implemented.  


  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the Technical Function
  • For level of authority see ‘Authority Limit Matrix’



  • Clients
  • NDT and Pipe Suppliers


  • Package Managers
  • SCM Leads
  • Technical Managers 


Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • PCN level 2:RT/MUT/MPI/DPI/ToFD/PA (Level 3’s are an advantage but not essential).
  • Working knowledge of AUT systems and AUT interpretation.
  • Experience of managing project NDT deliverables as detailed in key responsibilities and activities.
  • Relevant experience of Oil and Gas industry specific to pipelines is essential

Skills and Behavioural Expectations:

  • Shows commitment to and promotes PPT HSEQ policies.
  • Assumes accountability for delivery of NDT objectives.
  • Communicates effectively and articulately at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Excellent leadership skills, motivates teams and delegates work scope effectively ensuring objectives are maintained.
  • Demonstrates good analytical skills when making decisions.
  • Demonstrates effective forward planning and awareness of overall project objectives.


  • Demonstrates professional approach when representing PPT.
  • Builds and enhances relationship with clients and subcontractors.
  • Manages interface effectively.
  • Develops and builds effective working partnership within PPT management.




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