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A Brief Summary of This Position:
The Level I NDT Technician's role is to ensure all products, produced by Valmont meet minimum company standards and customer requirements. The technician thoroughly inspects products for fit, form and function requirements, based on industry standards and customer specific guidelines. The Technician must prepare proper documentation of conformity for review and acceptance by the end customer.
Record testing and inspection information on the required inspections sheets, production cards, and computer reports
Ensure correct assembly of fabricated materials by conducting Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) using but not limited to the following methods: Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Visual Testing (VT), and hands on dimensional verifications in accordance with blueprints or drawings
Interpret industry standard welding codes, Valmont guidelines, and related customer specific requirements as they apply to NDT and pass or reject materials accordingly
Produce accurate, timely inspection reports
Decision making authority to reject material in order to minimize potential financial loss and risk of customer dissatisfaction
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as needed
This position reports into NDT Supervisor
This role may require up to 5% travel domestically
Other Important Details about the Role:
Participate in training program which includes classroom and hands-on training
Upon completion of training program incumbent must pass certification exam, including written exams and hands-on demonstration of testing method proficiency
Conduct professional interactions with manufacturing team members, and customers or their designated 3rd party representatives.
Maintain a safe and productive work environment, as well as high standard of quality
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
2 years of additional education or relevant experience, with at least 6 months in a welding or inspection environment
Current certification in either Magnetic Particle Level II, Ultrasonic Testing Level II, or Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
The ability to learn NDT inspection methods and earn certifications, as outlined below
Complete Magnetic Particle Level II certification in accordance with ASNT-TC-1A (latest edition) within 6 months of hire or transfer date
Complete Ultrasonic Testing Level II certification in accordance with ASNT-TC-1A (latest edition) within 12 months of hire or transfer date
Achieve American Welding Society - Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification within 2 years of eligibility and once MT and UT certifications are obtained
A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow written and verbal instructions
The ability to read and interpret production drawings, specifications and codes
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Associates Degree or Certificate in Non-Destructive Testing or Welding discipline
Previous experience with or certification in MT, UT, or CWI
1 year of previous experience in a welding or inspection environment
The ability to work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time result without errors
The ability to work and communicate effectively and efficiently with plant employees, supervisors, management, and customers
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.