Metallurgist – Open to Graduates and Experienced Professionals

ETD Consulting
Contract type
Leatherhead, Surrey
Closing date
10 May 2024

About ETD Consulting

ETD Consulting, located in Leatherhead, Surrey, is a leading company specialising in plant inspection, integrity/life assessment, and failure analysis services for power and process plants globally.

ETD Consulting is at the forefront of technical consulting, providing crucial services to power and process plants around the world. Our commitment to excellence is backed by extensive Research and Development conducted in collaboration with major plant manufacturers and owners/operators.


We currently have a vacancy for a Metallurgist to conduct failure analysis, life assessment, Fitness for Service, and other technical tasks related to power and process plants. On-site work and occasional overseas travel may be required. Previous experience is preferred but not essential, as on-job supervision and training can be provided. We are open to considering both experienced candidates and recent graduates.


  • Conduct failure analysis and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Perform life assessment and Fitness for Service evaluations on components in power and process plants.
  • Specialize in Creep, Fatigue, Corrosion, Crack, and Life Assessment methodologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure plant integrity and reliability.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and emerging technologies in metallurgy.
  • Provide technical support and expertise in power and process plant integrity.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive reports documenting findings and recommendations.


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of Creep, Fatigue, Corrosion, and Life Assessment principles.
  • Knowledge of plant inspection techniques is desirable.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to undergo on-the-job training and supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to travel on-site and internationally as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in metallurgy, failure analysis, or related fields.
  • Established track record in Power and/or Process Plant Integrity/Life Assessment.
  • Familiarity with industry codes, standards, and regulations.

We welcome applications from candidates with varying levels of experience. If you are passionate about metallurgy and eager to contribute to the integrity and reliability of power and process plants or renewables, we encourage you to apply.


Please submit your resume and cover letter to Dr A Shibli at: [email protected] detailing your relevant qualifications and experience.

ETD Consulting  is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Application Deadline: The vacancy may close earlier than the stated deadline if a high volume of applications is received. Therefore, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter to Dr A Shibli at: [email protected] as soon as possible.