Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Deputy Chief Examiner
Sheffield, South Yorkshire (with travel to examination locations once restrictions are lifted)
If you have a strong understanding of PCN and ICorr requirements, this is an exceptional
opportunity to join a pioneer in mechanical engineering.
We’re IMechE Argyll Ruane (IAR), an internationally renowned provider of NDT,
corrosion and coatings training and consultancy services.
Based in a multi-million-pound Engineering Training Centre, we provide an unrivalled
learning environment with the latest equipment and facilities on offer.
We’re proud to be a part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, an organisation
that has been improving the world through engineering since 1847.
We are now looking for a Deputy Chief Examiner to join our BINDT authorised
As the Deputy Chief Examiner, you will ensure that we conform to BINDT and PCN
requirements, as well as the requirements of other certification schemes, such
as ASNT and ICorr.
Supporting the Chief Examiner, you facilitate the examination process, including
acting as an invigilator, marking exams and liaising with our approved examination
centre training partners.
You will also:
Allocate and control examination papers to appropriate markers in line
with scheme requirements
Manage and continually review PCN and ICorr exam sample stock
Support and take part in audit QA processes associated with CP08
Occasionally act as an NDT Trainer and deliver courses you are
qualified to teach in
When required and permitted, undertake travel
Provide cover for the Chief Examiner when required
To join us as a Deputy Chief Examiner, you will need:
A PCN Level 3 qualification in Ultrasonics (Welds)
An understanding of the documentation relating to PCN requirements
for an AQB and ICorr requirements
A track record of working both independently with strong accountability
and within a team to deliver outputs to plan
Excellent people and relationship management skills
A high level of IT literacy, including the ability to use PC and associated
networks and systems (e.g. MS Office) to find, manipulate and
A full, valid driving licence
Ideally, you will have extensive experience in various non-destructive testing methods,
but this is not essential. Other PCN Level 3 qualifications or ICorr qualifications would
also be an advantage.
Other organisations may call this role NDT Examiner, Non-Destructive Testing Examiner,
Examiner, NDT Invigilator, ICorr Examiner, NDT Trainer, or NDT Assessor and Examiner.
Highly competitive salary
A minimum of 26 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and your
Benefits including stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private
Continuous training and career development
A range of wellbeing benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance
On-site parking at our offices in Sheffield
Accredited by Investors in People and committed to offering equal opportunities, we offer
the ideal environment in which to take your career to the next level.
Our people are what makes IAR special, which is why we offer a great benefits package
and excellent development prospects, enabling you to realise your full potential while
helping others to reach theirs.
So, if you want to utilise your knowledge to empower others and support the examination
function of a world-renowned organisation, we want to hear from you.
Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application.
Interviews will be held on an ad hoc basis as suitable applicants apply. The start date
for the role is April 2021.
Webrecruit, IMechE Argyll Ruane and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal
opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal
employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
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