AUT/PAUT (Automatic and Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing) Specialist


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: AUT/PAUT (Automatic and Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing) Specialist

  • Responsible for assisting the Quality teams in implementing AUT /PAUT aspects of the Construction Surveillance Programs, and for ensuring the effective implementation of Contractor’s Ultras sonic testing control activity.
  • Responsible for ensuring the completed weld is free of unacceptable defects by monitoring the ultrasonic process.
  • Ensure ultrasonic equipment is set up correctly and is calibrated with approved calibration blocks.
  • Verify all indications are noted and evaluated according to latest acceptance standards.
  • Ensure defective locations are marked correctly and repair is carried out as per approved procedures and UT repeated to ensure clean weld.

  • Assist and support the Quality teams involved in construction phases of the project in implementing those aspects of Construction Surveillance Programs relating to Welding & NDE to confirm that all fabrication, construction and installation activities are compliant with project specifications , including:
  • Reviewing Contractors, Subcontractors Inspection & Test Plans, quality control procedures and testing procedures relating to ultrasonic inspection.
  • Monitor and sentence on behalf of Company all completed welds UT scans and verify correctness of all weld inspection.
  • Monitor and witness relevant quality control aspects like calibration of equipment, scribing of data lines.
  • Provides specialist support for welding quality and NDE related activities including investigation of defects and issues.
  • Facilitating the project activities to handle contractor queries and non-conformances.
  • Review and sign off AUT / PAUT reports generated as per ITPs.
  • Participate (as required by Quality teams) with:
  • Deficiency Management Program to ensure that deficiencies and non-conformances relating to welding quality & UT are identified, recorded, investigated and resolved to maintain compliance with project requirements
  • Quality Audit Program to confirm that welding quality & UT activities are conducted in accordance with agreed plans and implement
  • Lessons Learned Program to actively and continuously capture learnings from welding quality & NDE activities and to use them to develop and optimize process or specification improvements


  • 10 years minimum experience. Knowledge and experience with Pipewizard / Weld Star / Olympus / Omniscan or similar phased array AUT system. Prior knowledge of working on clad (UNS N08825 & UNS N06625). Good knowledge on weldability of clad lines. Experience with PA, water wedge and creeping probes.
  • Bsc in Physics or equivalent.
  • Required Certifications
  • CSWIP Level III /II AUT data interpreter as per ISO 9712.
  • NDE UT /MT /PT Preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.
  • Capable of forcefully communicating Quality requirements, results and status throughout Company and contractor management and craft labor levels.
  • Strong, assertive Quality management leadership skills.
  • Posses sound knowledge on welding processes and configuration of welds.
  • Requires strong analytical, organizational and planning skills


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD
  • Work Schedule:
    • 12 Hours / 7 Days (28/28 Rotation)
  • Duration:
    • 31 Nov 2026 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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Brunel Energy Qatar Doha