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IMechE Argyll Ruane welcomes new Level 3 Consultant, Trainer and Examiner to the technical team

Posted on: February 7th, 2023
Categorised: Staff, NDT, Level 3 Services

IMechE Argyll Ruane are pleased to welcome Nathan Bate to the technical team as a Level 3 Consultant, Trainer and Examiner. 

Nathan is a registered Incorporated Engineer (IEng), with over 12 years’ experience working in NDT across a multitude of sectors, including rail, manufacturing, general engineering (fabrication, machine shop and welding) nuclear, oil & gas.  

His expertise includes conducting NDT in accordance with scheduled maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) within the rail sector; and providing NDE technical support to the Rolls Royce small modular reactor project, looking at design for inspection and manufacturing at an early stage for heavy pressure vessels and pipework. 

Nathan holds a BSc in Non-Destructive Testing in addition to a range of certifications, including Level 3 ASNT Level III for Ultrasonic Testing, and PCN Level 3 for Visual Testing, Penetrant Testing and Ultrasonic Testing of Forgings. He also holds Level 2 certifications for Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Visual Testing, Ultrasonic Testing of Forgings, Welds (3.1, 3.2), Ultrasonic Testing of Railway Axles and Eddy Current Testing of Welds.

Nathan’s role will involve supporting the provision of Level 3 Consultancy Services to clients, including acting as a Responsible Level 3, procedure writing, conducting performance reviews, audits, training and supporting the examinations department. Nathan’s diverse technical knowledge base ensures clients receive a high standard of training and support. 



For enquiries about our Level 3 Consultancy services, please contact: 

Level3Services@imeche.org 

+44 114 399 5720