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Position – Metallurgist
Type – Contract
Rate – Negotiable – Dependant On Experience  
Location – Faslane, Clyde UK / Remote
Duration – 12 Months +
Determination – Inside IR35
Industry – Nuclear / Power / Engineering
Hours – Typically 37.5 hours per week
Security Clearance – UK BPSS Security cleared
Start Date – ASAP ?

To provide Metallurgical, Destructive and Non Destructive Examination services to HM Naval vessels and customers, ensuring work tasks (plans/schedules/KPIs etc) are delivered safely, on time and to specification.  

Key Result Area’s;
1 – Conduct Metallurgical, Destructive and Non Destructive Examinations, accept/reject results and produce reports in accordance with applicable           procedures.  Includes the production of Production Technical Instructions and Procedures. (AC28)
2 – Ensure that all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company’s cost, time and quality requirements.
3 – Implementation of the Company Safety, Quality and Environmental policies in the Metallurgy area of the business ensuring that assessments of         risk are carried out which lead to safe working attitudes and practices. (AC17)
4 – Support the Engineering Inspection Manager to deliver the main objective and purpose, and representing the Engineering Inspection Manager           when required.
5 –  Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with the Clyde Safety Management Arrangements. (AC17)
6 – As a Radiation Protection Supervisor, ensure the necessary legislative requirements and standards are met. (AC18)

Describe the size and scope of the job e.g. budgets, other amounts/work volumes e.g. commercial contract or project value typically managed within the job
Circa 50 inspections per Base Maintenance Period potentially followed by a similar amount of Metallurgical reports.

No Direct Line Management responsibility.
Stakeholder / Customer engagement and influencing with PGM, Ships’ Staff FASFLOT, Design Authority, Technical Authority, Contractor Management and other Babcock Business Units.


Apply logical thinking to resolve Metallurgical, Destructive and Non Destructive Examination issues and any limitations arising.

Review of complex engineering documentation and participation in extensive technical discussions covering many engineering disciplines and specialist subject matters with respect to solving challenging technical problems.

Analysis of situations, events or processes to identify shortfalls and weaknesses in working practices.  Develop and implement recommendations to address shortfalls and work with the Department’s management in delivering change and continuous improvement.   

Decision Making;
Technical solutions, advice and decisions are given as requested with respect to Metallurgical, Destructive and Non Destructive Examination activities during working hours and or out of hours.

Largely unsupervised with a high degree of autonomy to resolve conflicts.

Identify and engage with key stakeholders to ensure risks are minimised, and highlighted to the BMP Project Managers where appropriate.                

Nuclear Engineering
Marine Engineering systems and equipment
T, A and V Class systems
Non Destructive Examination techniques and their application
Destructive Examination techniques and their application
Stress Corrosion Cracking Inspections
Brown Stain Categorisation
Material Science
Radiographic Interpretation of welds
Safe Systems of Work
Risk Assessments
1st level and secondary systems
Quality Assurance
Health, Safety & Environment
Planning processes