NDT Technician Assistant
Description

Summary

Assist NDT Technicians with inspections of structures, pipelines or other components and materials using x-ray, ultrasound or related equipment.


Essential Functions

  • Assist in the setup and to utilize equipment for non-destructive testing of components and materials in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, and procedures.
  • Assist in the process of performing non-destructive testing (NDT) inspections, such as gamma radiography, x-ray radiography, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic, leak testing and visual inspections.
  • Assist in the NDT examination techniques. Select, prepare, load, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
  • Assist in the identification of defects in materials using testing techniques.
  • Drive Company vehicles and maintain safe driving record.
  • Train on experienced tasks and learn new tasks from Lead Technicians.
  • Follow instructions to ensure safety of entire team.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Mechanical – Basic mechanical knowledge.
  • Safety – Knowledge of, and willingness to follow, applicable safety regulations, policies and procedures. Apply these safety standards in the work environment and look out for other crew members.
  • Able to Work a Demanding and Flexible Schedule - Strong work ethic required. Able to work long periods of time, up to 16-hour days. Able to respond to call-outs on short notice and to stay on site, including long distance travel for extended periods of time. 
  • Customer Service – Interact professionally with customers. Punctual arrival to assignments. 
  • Teamwork – able to work effectively as part of a team and to follow specific instructions.
  • Physical Demands – Able to frequently lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds on loose, rough or uneven terrain. Able to occasionally exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 150 pounds with assistance. Climbing and working at heights, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, standing for long periods, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, working in confined spaces, working in extreme cold and heat, visual acuity, working near hazards including moving mechanical parts, working near electrical components and exposures to chemicals.
Requirements

Education

High School Diploma or GED.


Certification and Licensure

Valid driver’s license. Insurability through PROtect, LLC insurance carrier.


Work Experience

Prefer some previous work-related skill, knowledge or experience.