NDT Technician Job Description

NDT Technician Job Description

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NDT Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Accurately complete inspection forms, logs, records and check sheets in any format
Work with level III and Engineering to establish inspection techniques and procedures that will be used by the AIS team to perform inspections at Nuclear Power Plants, O&G, Petro Chemical, Wind and various other industrial sites globally
Engage with engineering organization during the development phase of programs to ensure a clean & timely transition to the field
Target 70% billable field service work
Train and mentor level I technicians in current methods and new technology
Work in conjunction with the level III to interface with the Quality Assurance management team to develop procedures for new technology and implement a program for training / certification of technicians
Provide support to cross functional teams including Sales & Product Management
Manage laboratory equipment calibration/location
This position includes requirements for initial classroom training, OJT experience and certification
Prepares material to properly examine material by cleaning, identifying, setup

NDT Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for NDT Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NDT, PCN, AINDT, II, GSC, III, NAS, ASNT, UT, ISO

Education for NDT Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the NDT technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Engineering, Technical, Education, Applied Science, Associates, Science, Manufacturing, Welding, Technology, General Education

Skills for NDT Technician

Desired skills for NDT technician include:

NDE method responsible
NDT equipment
Conventional and automated
Inspection practices and certification process
Relevant regulatory codes and standards
Robotic testing systems
MS Office applications
MS Office software
Good communications and computer skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member

Desired experience for NDT technician includes:

You hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Materials, Metallurgy or Mechanical)
You have excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in English
Familiar with the scope and limitation of the method and shall have the ability to apply detailed
May be required to carry out tasks not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this
Experience in electrical techniques
Experience with test instrumentation

NDT Technician Examples


NDT Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a NDT technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for NDT technician
  • Maintain an awareness and understanding of all applicable regulations, codes, standards, and specifications, company policies and procedures
  • Under limited supervision, performs non-destructive tests on precision parts
  • Performing tasks using the methods, process parts, interpret, evaluate and document test results in accordance with NDT procedures
  • Evaluates manufactured product documentation for completeness to plan
  • Completes computer and paperwork transactions required to forward product to complete the manufacturing process
  • Support Quality and Manufacturing Assurance improvements and achievement of Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Perform process controls, set up and calibrate equipment
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment, as required
  • Will adhere to all quality and safety standards and demonstrate a strong focus on customer satisfaction
  • Obtain level I and II certifications for Digital Radiography (DRM)
Qualifications for NDT technician
  • Experience using and writing test programs
  • Proficiency with Altium, Cadence Allegro, Cadence SiP, Solidworks, some type of SPICE/PSPICE simulator
  • Technician must be capable of inspecting high pressure compressor blades via NDT methods
  • Support operations on weekdays & weekends (preferably)
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite including, Microsoft Access
  • Knowledge of CADD (Microstation and/or AutoCAD) software

NDT Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of NDT technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for NDT technician
  • Provide NDT system technical support such as establishing (programming) digital x-ray techniques under guidance of a Level III
  • Maintain DRM systems in accordance with required Pratt Whitney specifications
  • Provide technical NDT support for escape investigations (Problem Resolution Teams)
  • Function as a Quality Inspector when business needs require
  • Creates NDT techniques
  • Level 2 penetrant testing
  • Should be thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations of the methods for which qualified, and shall exercise assigned responsibility for on the job training and guidance as a trainee from NDT Level II personnel
  • Certifies product that is in conformance with customer specifications and maintains traceability
  • Set up and operate non-destructive testing equipment to locate and measure internal and external defects in product
  • Coordinates schedule priorities with supervisor to determine material to be inspected
Qualifications for NDT technician
  • Awareness of and appreciation for the process of Continuous Improvement
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to recognize and resolve conflict
  • Must be able to articulate and understand verbal and written instructions
  • Minimum of five (5) years of mechanical experience with industrial equipment (pumps, motors, gearboxes, pulleys)
  • Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT methods of
  • Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict

NDT Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of NDT technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for NDT technician
  • Reviews Mill Orders to determine ultrasonic specification requirements
  • Technician reviews ultrasonic inspection manual, (SOP) for proper test procedures
  • Sets up and adjusts the ultrasonic equipment in accordance to the proper test procedure
  • Weighs material, places in stock location
  • Operates charging and discharge tables to properly feed product through stuffing box for immersion non-contact testing
  • Checks size of product against ordered size and tolerances, checks finish RMS against order requirements
  • Fills empties and cleans immersion tanks
  • Determines disposition of material following testing by using standard operating procedures, customer specifications, and/or L.P.S
  • Stamps, marks and otherwise identifies defects in the product
  • Performs all recordkeeping and documentation necessary to accurately report all data pertinent to Ultrasonic testing methods
Qualifications for NDT technician
  • Ability to independently resolve standard assignments
  • Able to lift up to approximately 25 pounds
  • Demonstrated ability to select tools, read blueprint, specifications, manuals and work procedures
  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Quality Engineering
  • Knowledge of micrometers, bore gages, optical comparators, surface analyzing equipment, calipers, height gages
  • Requires a minimum of 4 years experience in the nondestructive testing discipline

NDT Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of NDT technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for NDT technician
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and repairs to equipment
  • Uses calibration standards and follows procedures in evaluating non-destructive testing instrument characteristics in accordance with NAS standards
  • Operates auxiliary rotating or handling equipment
  • Operates data transmission and receiving equipment to enter, send and receive data
  • Develop, train, and monitor proficiency of the Level I and Level II NDT inspectors
  • Maintain the training documentation of each Level I, Level II and III
  • Review all incoming customer specifications, codes, standards and other contractual documents that control the method(s)
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining procedures and processes to ensure adherence to industry and customer requirements
  • Audit and exercise responsibility making decisions concerning continued processing or work stoppages of product through the NDT operations to ensure NDT processes are held within customer requirement
  • Participate in internal, external, and customer audits as applicable
Qualifications for NDT technician
  • Have the ability to pass a general, a specific, and a practical exam in each NDT method
  • Experience preferred in the nondestructive testing of metallic and/or nonmetallic materials
  • Must acquire and maintain nondestructive testing certification by passing required certification written and practical examinations
  • Certification in radiographic inspection (RT) REQUIRED
  • Associate degree of applied science in nondestructive testing or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certification in eddy current inspection (EDI) REQUIRED

NDT Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of NDT technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for NDT technician
  • Maintain required documentation and records for specific method as required
  • Maintain equipment, fixtures, and tools as necessary
  • Assist in introducing new technology within the NDT methods utilized
  • Support Manufacturing as needed with production inspection
  • Perform NDT on aircraft parts and evaluate test results by analyzing and interpreting the data in accordance with customer requirements
  • Review and implement customer requirements
  • Identify and investigate new technologies, processes and/or procedures to maintain or improve NDT capabilities, efficiencies
  • Interface with engineers, internal & external customers, manufacturing personnel and management to improve processes
  • Integrate improvements to realize benefits in cost, cycle, and customer satisfaction
  • Actively participates in safety initiatives, root cause analysis, and preventative measures to contribute to a safe environment
Qualifications for NDT technician
  • Must possess a current ASNT NDE Level III certificate in the NDT method responsible
  • Must be able to communicate with supervisor and co-workers
  • Must have an understanding of the basic physical and NDE (Non destructive examination) Principles and processes
  • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering field or equivalent experience
  • NDT Level III Ultrasonic Certification is strongly preferred or will be required to attain ASNT UT Level III certification within 1 year of employment
  • 3 years' experience in Non-destructive testing (Ultrasonic is preferred)

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