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NDT Technician


We are an independent Engineering Testing, Inspection, and Certification business with over 1,300 highly skilled people supporting us in our vision to create and deliver trusted sustainable customer solutions.

BES Group is proud to be the UK’s leading independent Testing, Inspection and Certification business. We’re private equity backed, which means we have the flexibility and support to move quickly and grow faster than any other company in our industry. We’re innovative and forward thinking and have the awards to prove it, but most of all we’re focused on helping make sure our customers leave nothing to chance.

We are proud to have evolved into the successful company we are today, everything we do has been tried and tested. Year on year we invest in our people, systems and infrastructure and will continue to do so for generations to come. 

The role of NDT Technician is a site based within the Port Talbot area.

What makes BES Group a great place to work?

We are independent for a reason, we do what we do better than anyone else and we do it our own way.  Take our drive and ambition along with years of REAL industry experience and we have honed and perfected the well-oiled machine that is BES Group.

If you work for us, you will get the below and, so much more:

  • Salary from £42,500*
  • Bespoke training programme
  • The opportunity to cross skill and development opportunities
  • Discretionary annual company bonus and annual salary review
  • Development opportunities across the business
  • 37.5 hour work with with the potential for overtime
  • Laptop (surface go) and mobile phone provided
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to lots of discounts and benefits via our company benefits portal including; retail, fitness, holiday and cinema discounts
  • The support of a superb employee assistance programme
  • Opportunities to attend volunteer days
  • Company contribution to charity fundraising you participate in; we want to support charities you are passionate about!
  • Employee Suggestion programme, because we value input from everyone in the BES Group

*Salaries are dependent on location and experience.

What would you be doing?

In its simplest and most explicit form, industrial safety can be a matter of life or death. As an NDT Technician for BES Group, you will be undertaking NDT inspections on a wide variety of pressure equipment.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out inspections in accordance with relevant procedures and to the required standard.
  • Interpreting and evaluating test results in accordance with applicable standards, codes or specifications.
  • Carrying out all relevant equipment checks and calibrations as required by the
    standard or test procedures.
  • Working to international standards ensuring requirements within them are met.
  • Collecting, collating and reporting with sketches, where applicable, the result of the NDT examination.
  • Presenting typed reports containing all relevant information in a factual, comprehensive and unambiguous manner.
  • To maintain all records, standards, procedures, notes and log books in an orderly,
    efficient manner and have them available for audit.

What experience do I need?

Our team consists of the best, highly skilled and qualified NDT Technicians and we want our new recruits to have the same attitude, aptitude and appetite for what we do.

You will need:

  • PCN Level 2 and experience working in a site NDT environment
  • Experience in Magnetic Particle, Dye Penetrant, Ultrasonic and Visual inspections
  • Experience working with Pressure equipment
  • Good level of IT skills
  • Good attention to detail to make sure records, checklists and spreadsheets are correct and detailed
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • A proactive, flexible and adaptable approach

To apply for this role, simply click “Apply”. We ask for some basic contact information and a CV or your LinkedIn profile, it’s that easy! Please keep in mind, successful candidates will be required to complete the relevant background checks as part of the recruitment process.

We want to inspire everyone to see how important safety is and we expect the same from our people. And if you’re on the same page as us about that and you’ve got the right skills, experience and attitude, you’ll fit right in. Simple.

We’re all about diversity and inclusion and that means we want our people to be themselves. We’re delighted to be an equal opportunities employer and that will never change!

BES Group, Your Trusted Advisor

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Port Talbot, Wales
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