• Workshop Technician

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Workshop Technician whose primary responsibility is to prepare samples for testing within the metallurgy and mechanical test departments.


    • Machining of all type of threads, grooves, soft seats, seat pocket, valve body, stem, plug & seat, strainer, gaskets, flanges & various type gates
    • Machining of various mechanical test samples, mainly metallic, from materials such as:
      • carbon steel
      • stainless steels
      • duplex stainless steels
      • nickel based alloys
    • Preparing test metallic and non-metallic specimens as per drawings provided within the international test standards

    • Working in line with health and safety procedures

    • Prepare test metallic and non-metallic specimens as per drawings provided within the international test standards

    • Working with machines for lathes, milling drilling & grinding

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Working experience on machines for lathes, milling drilling & grinding
    • Adequate knowledge in the field manufacturing of all components any valves such as ball valve, gate valves, butterfly valves, control valves, NRV, SSV, HCV & PSV etc
    • Experience working with bandsaws, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mills and CNC lathe
    • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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