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"Non-Destructive Testing Specialist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Non-Destructive Testing Specialist"

1) Supervise or direct the work of non-destructive testing (NDT) trainees or staff.

2) Produce images of objects on film using radiographic techniques.

 

3) Evaluate material properties using radio astronomy, voltage and amperage measurement, or rheometric flow measurement.

4) Develop or use new non-destructive testing (NDT) methods such as acoustic emission testing, leak testing, and thermal or infrared testing.

5) Document non-destructive testing (NDT) methods, processes, or results.

 

6) Map the presence of imperfections within objects using sonic measurements.

7) Make radiographic images to detect flaws in objects while leaving objects intact.

8) Visually examine materials, structures, or components using tools and equipment such as endoscopes, closed circuit television systems, and fiber optics for signs of corrosion, metal fatigue, cracks, or other flaws.

9) Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures.

10) Identify defects in concrete or other building materials using thermal or infrared testing.

11) Identify defects in solid materials using ultrasonic testing techniques.

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12) Select, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing (NDT) of products or materials.

13) Conduct liquid penetrant tests to locate surface cracks by coating objects with fluorescent dyes, cleaning excess penetrant, and applying developer.

14) Prepare reports on non-destructive testing (NDT) results.

 

15) Interpret the results of all methods of non-destructive testing (NDT) such as acoustic emission, electromagnetic, leak, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, neutron radiographic, radiographic, thermal or infrared, ultrasonic, vibration analysis, and visual testing.

16) Examine structures or vehicles such as aircraft, trains, nuclear reactors, bridges, dams, and pipelines using non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques.

Job Description for "Non-Destructive Testing Specialist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Non-Destructive Testing Specialist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  17-3029.01


 

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