Andrew Waller

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Andrew Waller
Andrew Waller

Senior Inspection Engineer

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Career Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Andrew Waller is an ISO 9712 level 3 non-destructive testing engineer who has worked in the aerospace, nuclear and marine industries as an inspector and consultant. He specialises in the use of conventional and advanced electromagnetic techniques and has been at Brookes Bell since January 2023.


He is certified by both the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) and the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) in multiple methods including eddy current testing (welds & tubular products), alternating current field measurement and ultrasonic testing (welds). He is also chair of the Eddy Current Array working group at BINDT.

Andrew has extensive experience in developing and utilising advanced electromagnetic NDT techniques for the detection and analysis of the varied failure mechanisms prevalent in aerostructures, pressure vessels, gas turbines, heat exchangers and ship’s structure. He routinely utilises specialised NDT instruments such as the Eddyfi Ectane, Zetec MIZ-21-C, Olympus Omniscan, Eddyfi Lyft and TSC AMIGO 2.  

Professional Qualifications

PCN Level 2 MT (general products), PT (general products), ET (welds), ET (tubes), UT (3.1) and ACFM

PCN Level 3 MT (general products), PT (general products), ET (welds), ET (wrought products & tubes) and ACFM

ASNT Level 3 MT and PT

Professional Memberships

Member of the American Society for Non-destructive Testing and the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing.

NDT Surveying and Consultancy Experience

Inspection and maintenance of various Rolls Royce turbofans.

Inspection of aerostructures for Airbus, Boeing, BAE and Bombardier.

Inspection of components for the JSF.

Inspection of landing gear components for Airbus.

Inspection of gas valves and pipelines for Halliburton.

Corrosion mapping onboard commercial and Naval vessels.

Inspection of heat exchangers for EDF.

Inspection of fuel string components for use in nuclear reactors.

Development of specialist electromagnetic inspection techniques for the detection of fatigue through TSA.

Development and production of NDT procedures for multiple clients.

Conducting independent technical assessments of advanced NDT being performed on pressure vessels for AWE.

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