International equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has added to its team with the appointment of Neil Harrap as NDT Market Manager.
Neil is a highly experienced nondestructive testing (NDT) specialist having spent 31 years in aerospace engineering with the Ministry of Defence, much of which was spent with the RAF. During this time, Neil’s roles included NDT Equipment Subject Matter Specialist, NDT Field Team Manager, Military Tri-Service NDT School Instructor and Aerospace Engineering Technician. More recently, he has been a lecturer at TWI and provided technical support for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced NDT instruments.
The appointment, which is a new position, has added to the company’s capabilities as specialists in NDT. Ashtead Technology provides NDT equipment as part of its global service offering, which includes rental equipment, calibration, repair and maintenance, offshore personnel and bespoke engineered solutions.
A large fleet of NDT inspection equipment for both topside and subsea testing is available from offices in Aberdeen, Houston, Singapore and London, where Mr. Harrap is based.
Chief executive Allan Pirie said, “As we continue to grow, we are putting more resources into our proven services, including investing heavily in NDT instrumentation and technical support staff. Neil is a welcome addition to our team, with his unparalleled experience in the sector, which will allow us to implement our NDT strategy effectively and maintain Ashtead Technology’s reputation as a market leader in this sector. Customers will have access to the latest instrumentation, coupled with a high level of engineering and technical support both before and during the rental period.”