Expression of Interest: Integrity of Equipment and Structures AAC

14 January 2021

The Integrity of Equipment and Structures Accreditation Advisory Committee (IES AAC) advises NATA on technical issues related to Non-destructive Testing of equipment and structures.

The IES AAC is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals in the following areas:

  • Material properties and internal integrity (NDT)
  • Product profile and corrosion mapping (NDT)
  • Surface techniques (NDT) 

It would be desirable for the applicant to be familiar with CR (Computed Radiography) and DR (Digital Radiography).

The duties of a committee member include:

  • Review of NATA’s Accreditation Criteria applicable to Non-destructive Testing
  • Review of assessment reports for applicant and accredited facilities, where required
  • Provision of advice on technical issues arising from assessment activity, and
  • Review and approval of the appointment of technical assessors.

Further information about the role and structure of NATA’s technical committees is available on the Technical Committees page.

Positions are honorary with the initial term of appointment being five years.  Reappointment for three years may be possible following the initial term. Current IES AAC members may submit an expression of interest provided they satisfy the criteria for the position.

The Committee convenes at 12 to 24-month intervals and NATA covers all costs for travel and accommodation.

Applicants must:

  • Hold suitable qualifications and have a minimum of 10 years practical experience in their area(s) of expertise
  • Be committed to accreditation and familiar with NATA’s accreditation requirements through either practical experience in an accredited facility or experience as a NATA technical assessor
  • Be committed to abide by NATA’s policies, including the need to maintain confidentiality, be objective, act impartially, and to declare any conflicts of interest, and
  • Prepare for and attend AAC meetings.

Expressions of interest should include a current resume along with a cover letter addressing the requirements/attributes detailed above and detailing why you wish to join the Committee. 

The previous applicants from the September 2020 expression of interest will be automatically included in the list of applicants for the January round and are not required to apply again.

Applications can be provided to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Sector Manager - Materials, Assets and Products. 

Applications will close on 12 February 2021 and will be considered by the current members of the IES AAC. 

Final approval of AAC membership rests with the NATA Board.