Perm Engines certify non-destructive testing specialists in its own examination center

In the end of October JSC UEC-PE acquired Certificate from certification authority national verification center “Quality” (Moscow) according to which the company has been certified to train and examine non-destructive testing specialists as per qualification level I and II.


Nowadays about 400 employees of Perm Engines (inspectors, flaw-detection inspectors, engineers) provide constant checking of properties and quality of products regularly confirming their qualification. Formerly the company had to send its specialists to expensive certification in outside organization.   

Now the company has its own examination center which is designed as laboratory consisting of four cells in UEC-PE shops. Each of them is specific: they are intended to certify specialists performing radiation, magnetic and ultrasonic inspection and penetrant inspection as well. To create examination basis the company specialists have done a great job which for example included manufacturing of about 30 examination parts specimens which will be drawn by “students” like tickets during final certification exam. Moreover, certificates for each manufactured specimen have been made.    


Head of examination center, Chief metallurgist first deputy, JSC UEC–PE, Denis Pavlov: 


- Perm Engines acquired a unique competence, as there are only a few organizations in Russia in the sphere of aviation and space aeronautics which are authorized to certify non-destructive testing specialists. We have no doubt that new examination center services will be in demand as there are several companies in Perm working in aerospace sphere which need permanent qualification improvement and specialists certification. We got essential experience in the process of accrediting which can be applied in the nearest future while EASA certification. We are planning to acquire permission to certify specialists in safety sphere. The first exams on non-destructive testing methods will start very soon, i.e. in December, 2017. 


JSC “UEC-Perm Engines” is a serial manufacturer of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbine plants for power generation and gas transport. JSC “UEC-PE” is included into JSC “United Engine Building Corporation”. 

JSC “United Engine Building Corporation” (included into the State Corporation Rostec) is an integrated structure specializing in development, serial manufacture and maintenance of the engines for military and civil aviation, space programs and navy, as well as oil and gas and power industry. One of the “UEC” business priorities is implementation of complex programs aimed at the field enterprises development including integration of the new technologies compliant with the international standards. The holding revenue in 2014 was 199.9 bln rubles.