NDT Lead Radiographer (m/f/d)

Location: Hull 

Bilfinger Salamis UK supports customers in the oil, gas, and renewables industries. The company has extensive experience in supplying multi-disciplined teams on offshore and onshore assets, covering all lifecycle phases from planning and design through to development and construction as well as commissioning, maintenance, modification and decommissioning. Bilfinger Salamis UK employs over 2,500 employees at locations across North West Europe.

Bilfinger Salamis UK is a part of leading international industrial services provider Bilfinger. The Bilfinger group enhances the efficiency of assets, ensures a high level of availability and reduces maintenance costs. The portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion as well as turnarounds and also includes environmental technologies and digital applications.

With its 37,000 employees, Bilfinger upholds the highest standards of safety and quality and generates an annual output of about €4 billion.

Based at a busy onshore inspection facility which services a variety of nuclear projects, this role requires the Lead Radiographer to perform various NDT inspections to the highest quality and safety standards in accordance with client, company and industry standards. 



  • Perform inspection activities with respect to HSEQ, in accordance with the Bilfinger Management System and / or client management systems. 
  • Perform the role of a Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) to ensure compound operations are worked in compliance with Ionising Radiation Regulations and Bilfinger Local Rules. 
  • Perform conventional NDT inspections as determined by the Site Supervisor, client work pack, specification or other instruction.
  • Maintain a positive safety culture, participate in and adhere to permits, risk assessments and safety procedures. Knowledge share, mentor fellow team members and share opportunities for improvement.

Ensure all work is reported correctly on NDT reports in accordance with procedure or work pack requirements;

  • Report NDT results accurately using current versions of controlled documents.
  • Prepare and supply supporting data to evidence reports and findings.
  • Define and record the inspection limitations of the testing method(s) per site conditions and application. 
  • Set up, function check and verify equipment settings as per company procedures and keep records.
  • Interpret and evaluate test results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures.
  • Engage with the relevant supervision and Technical Managers(s) where anomalies are found and ensure solutions to inspection challenges are explored and overcome for our Clients




  • Experienced in compound radiography and the inspection of new build pipework, preferably in the nuclear sector. 
  • Proficient report writer 
  • PCN L2 (or equivalent) Radiography and Radiation Protection Supervisor
  • PCN L2 Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • PCN L2 Dye Penetrant Inspection 


  • PCN L2 or equivalent Visual Inspection
  • PCN L2 Ultrasonic Inspection (min 3.1/3.2)   


This role shall be based onshore on a Monday to Friday working pattern with the potential for overtime. 

For further information please contact our recruitment team on 01224 246246.


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