• NDT Assistant

    Job Locations UK-Somerset-Bridgwater
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for an entry level position as an NDT Assistant. In this role you will be travelling to customer sites, mainly within the food industry, to support the NDT Technicians with their inspections of equipment and vessels. No previous experience is required for this role.


    • Travelling to customer sites to support the NDT Technicians with their inspections of equipment and vessels
    • Confined space entry support
    • Support with all aspects of inspection and testing associated with penetrant and magnetic flaw detection and food orientated customer NDT
    • Candidates who are successful in the position may progress onto qualification processes 
    • You may dependent upon workloads be requested to assist in other departments in the
    • Lab involving other NDT methods and service work as and when required
    • Will involve extensive travel both in the UK & Overseas

    Skills / Qualifications

    No experience required. Full training will be given
    Educated to a good general standard including Maths and English


    Other skills and abilities:

    • Good communication – this is a customer facing role
    • Patience
    • Quick learner & willingness to advance through training and qualification examinations
    • Attention to detail
    • Able to cope with repetitive tasks and manual handling
    • Able to work within the team
    • Must be willing to work unsociable hours
    • Willing to work in confined spaces and at height
    • Work some weekends within a rota if required

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    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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