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NDT Technician

Summary: An NDT Inspector/Technician performs nondestructive inspection of material, parts, components, and/or pressurized systems; interprets data from tests; maintains equipment; and supervises NDI activities.

Education and experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Leadership Experience
  • Formal training hours
  • Level I or Level II Certification


  • Conducts NDT inspections in various methods.
  • Interprets and reports results of inspections.
  • Provide support to Level III
  • Instruct and/or supervise trainees


  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Strong work ethic

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform in both inside and outside environmental conditions
  • Standing for extended periods of time