Job Title

NDT Lecturer

South Africa, Gauteng
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R60000 - R80000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Training
Posted: 4 April 2024

Job Details

Looking for an opportunity to share your expertise in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)? Join the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) as an NDT Lecturer! As a crucial member of our team, you’ll be responsible for delivering both theoretical and practical NDT courses at our institute and various locations nationwide. Your role will extend beyond the classroom as you assist in conducting examinations and provide consultancy services in NDT.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Training Material Preparation: Develop and update training materials to ensure relevance and accuracy.
  • Lecturing: Deliver engaging lectures at SAIW, client premises, and other venues.
  • Event Organization: Contribute to the organization of practical sessions, site visits, seminars, and conferences.
  • Examination Support: Assist in the examination process by providing questions and serving on exam panels. Conduct, invigilate, and mark examination papers when necessary.
  • Technical Support: Address technical NDT queries from SAIW members and provide guidance as needed.
  • Marketing: Promote SAIW services, with a focus on NDT, to potential clients and partners.
  • Resource Management: Manage NDT equipment, inventory, and calibration to ensure availability and accuracy.
  • Representation: Represent the Institute on standard bodies and associations, showcasing our commitment to excellence in NDT.
  • Safety Compliance: Apply health and safety standards by participating in the HSE committee and acting as Radiation Protection Officer or alternate.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to assist in other divisions or positions as needed for career development and organizational growth.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Technical Competence: Proficiency in MS Office software and relevant NDT techniques (UT2, MT2, PT2, RT2). Additional qualifications in Phased Array, TOFD, and Eddy Current would be advantageous. Level 3 qualifications in UT, MT, PT, RT UT would be advantageous.
  • Trustworthiness: Demonstrate integrity and reliability in all interactions.
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Autonomy: Work with speed and accuracy without constant supervision.
  • Judgment: Exercise sound judgment in handling confidential information and recognizing the scope of authority.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills, fluency in English is essential.
  • Self-Motivation: Drive to work independently and contribute positively to the team.
  • Teaching Ability: Capable of delivering high-quality lectures and providing practical hands-on training.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Friendly, approachable demeanor conducive to building positive relationships with clients, colleagues, and students.


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in NDT, preferably in industries such as petrochemicals, power generation, manufacturing, nuclear, rail, casting, or forging.

Join us at SAIW and make a meaningful impact in the field of Non-Destructive Testing! Apply now to become part of our dynamic team.