Non-Destructive Testing Specialists


Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.
Also called: Non-Destructive Testing Specialist (NDT Specialist), Non-Destructive Testing Technician (NDT Technician), Quality Engineer, Quality Manager

Knowledge:

    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Engineering and Technology
  • product and service development

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • figuring out how to use new ideas or things
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Independence

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Fractal Concept SoftScan
  • GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Rhythm UT
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    associate's degree
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