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ATR Group is a growing company with a long history of providing solutions for our customers. Our employees are our best asset and we encourage a working environment where it is natural to be passionate about delivering excellence and going that extra mile for our customers in a safe and efficient manner. We employ all engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical and hydraulic), workshop technicians, qualified inspectors and office based staff (sales, marketing, design, project management and administration).

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Rope Access and NDT Manager ATR Lifting Solutions Ltd ATR Lifting Solutions, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

Job Title: Rope Access and NDT Manager

Employing Company: ATR Lifting Solutions Ltd

Department: Inspection Services

Reporting to: Senior Operations Manager

Responsible for: Rope Access workscopes and growth of NDT services 


Main Purpose of role:

To expand and ensure correct processes and procedures in place to support growth of Inspection Division and offer new service lines to the client; To efficiently and effectively manage the planning and implementation of offshore and onshore inspection activities, including Rope Access activities, to satisfy current contract and client requirements; To increase market share in NDT services and rope access inspection activities both in the UK and overseas.


Main Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate HSE leadership, and promote highest standards of HSE and integrity with all members of staff
  • Perform and assist with Business Development activities to contribute to the growth of the division and achieve additional revenue from new clients
  • Ensure competence of personnel is maintained and promote training and development of workforce; maintain and update company’s Rope Access Certification and Approval.
  • Develop reporting systems to provide Senior Operations Manager with effective overview of financial, equipment utilisation and personnel utilisation.
  • Provide accurate financial forecasting on a monthly basis of ongoing workscopes / quotations
  • Attend client meetings as required and manage KPI process within Frame Agreements
  • Manage Utilisation of ATR owned equipment and upsell within other ATR contracts and frame agreements.
  • Ensure safe, cost effective planning and implementation of all inspection activities offshore and onshore according to, and within, contract requirements.
  • Liaise with the client as to the most suitable method of inspection, drawing on companywide expertise as required to ensure that all contracts are carried out safely and effectively.
  • Ensure effective communication with workforce through regular meetings with staff
  • Issue concise job instructions, ensuring all staff complete projects in accordance with the company’s operating procedures and statutory/client specifications and requirements.
  • Manage timely submission of inspection reports in accordance with customer, quality and schedule requirements (Motion software).  
  • Undertake tasks and projects as agreed that are in line with job delivery requirements


Skills, Knowledge, Attitude, Training and Experience

  • HND or equivalent in a technical/engineering subject
  • IT literate to a high level in all standard Microsoft packages, including in particular Excel
  • Financially aware and astute
  • Essential – In depth Knowledge of NDT inspections and statutory inspection environment on and offshore
  • In depth knowledge of IRATA processes and procedures, preferably level 3
  • Tenacious; highly professional at all times; customer focused; used to dealing with all levels from shopfloor to director level in professional, consistent manner; very organised; methodical; unflappable
  • Must have formal/recognised NDT and Rope Access Training certification and qualification