Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Also called: Industrial Radiographer, Non-Destructive Evaluation Technician (NDE Technician), Non-Destructive Testing Specialist (NDT Specialist), Non-Destructive Testing Technician (NDT Technician)
What they do:Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.
On the job, you would:
- Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures.
- 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.
- Examine structures or vehicles such as aircraft, trains, nuclear reactors, bridges, dams, and pipelines, using non-destructive testing techniques.
Education and Training
Math and Science
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
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