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NDT / NDE Experience:
25+ years as NDT Level 3 with extensive experience of British, European and US Codes, Standards and Specifications, including ASME Code requirements for U Stamp etc. Work carried out for all major industries including pressure vessels, nuclear, petro-chemical, foundry, off-shore, rail, power generation and aerospace.
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Contact email for David Thomas is david
NDT / NDE BACKGROUND
David Thomas worked as managing director, then director, at Applied Inspection Ltd. The company was sold in 2015, after which he continued with the company for a period on a consultancy basis. Before that he worked overseas in Brasil (Petrobras approved Level D Ultrasonic Testing; jacket and module construction for off-shore), Brunei (Level II UT of off-shore structures where he was also responsible for writing, developing and implementing a procedure for underwater UT weld examination of TYK joints, including training of divers), and Bordeaux, France (UT, MT, RT, PT, VT of modules for off-shore).
Before travelling overseas, he worked for Errington Laboratories (later bought by Bodycote/Exova) carrying out UT, RT, MT and PT on power plants (including nuclear), aerospace (Rolls-Royce), pressure vessel / engineering companies, fabrication, and construction, before being promoted to divisional manager.
He has undertaken independent Level 3 consultancy work for a wide range of organisations, the following are some examples.
Appointed ASNT NDT Level III to various companies, mainly in the UK, as per ASME BPV Code requirements (Code stamps U, U2, S, A and UM)
Fluor Corporation - Multinational Engineering and Construction Firm headquartered in Irving, Texas
Wartsila - Global Leader in Marine and Energy headquartered in Helsinki, Finland
Britannia Operator Ltd for ConocoPhillips, Major Oil and Gas Organisation
Brush Electrical Machines Ltd., UK Manufacturer of Large Generators for Gas and Steam Turbines
SGS Qualitest at Ponticelli Freres, Bordeaux, France
Special Melted Products Ltd., Sheffield, UK - Major UK Forging Organisation
Doctor of Philosophy Degree
Chartered Radiological Protection Professional (CRadP)
Member British Institute of NDT (MInstNDT)
ASNT North Atlantic Section
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