Non-destructive testing technicians examine and test the functionality and performance of an object or material in a way that will not affect its usefulness.
Duties & Tasks
Non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians may perform the following tasks:test welds in the manufacture of pressure vessels and other steel fabrications
test power generation and petrochemical plant components for corrosion and other defects
test aircraft structures, engines and components for in-service and other defects
examine and interpret inspection methods and test results for other personnel
apply various methods in laboratory situations or at construction sites to investigate the properties of materials, objects and instruments.
NDT work is often done in the field, such as on pipelines or at construction sites. It is also used frequently in production plants and laboratories as part of a quality system.par Persons engaged in X-ray work may be exposed to ionising radiation in the course of their duties. Each state and territory has legislation and codes of practice for how this work is to be carried out safely.
enjoy technical and engineering activities
attention to detail
able to work independently or as part of a team
good analytical skills and problem-solving ability
enjoy mathematics and science
willing to follow instructions and procedures
good communication skills.