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Non-destructive testers and inspectors operate radiographic, ultrasonic, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current and similar testing equipment to detect discontinuities in objects of various compositions and materials. They are employed by quality control, maintenance and safety departments of manufacturing, processing, transportation, energy and other companies and by private industrial inspection establishments.
NDT (non-destructive testing) maintenance technician, acoustic emission technician, aircraft non-destructive inspection technician, eddy current technician, industrial radiographer, infrared thermographer, liquid penetrant inspector, magnetic particle inspector, non-destructive inspector, non-destructive tester, pressure vessel tester, radiographic technician – non-destructive testing, ultrasonic inspector, visual inspector – welding, weld inspector.
- Set up and calibrate non-destructive testing equipment
- Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using ultrasonic, radiographic, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current and other non-destructive testing methods
- Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations
- Interpret radiographs, cathode ray tube (CRT) or digital readouts, conductivity meters and visual indicators
- Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results
- Organize and report test results
- May perform specialized inspections using acoustic emission, vibration analysis, infrared thermography and laser shearography testing methods
- May instruct and supervise trainees.
Outlook & Prospects for Non-Destructive Testers and Inspectors in Newfoundland and Labrador
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- The provincial government's Dept. of Health and Community Services has announced $3.6M in core funding over the next five years for a new master’s program for nurse practitioners in the province
- The provincial government's Dept. of Fisheries and Aquaculture has issued a call for proposals to evaluate new opportunities for harvesting, processing and marketing yellowtail flounder
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- An agreement was reached in Newfoundland and Labrador between the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union and the Association of Seafood Producers over the price of crab.
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- The provincial government Dept. of Innovation, Business and Rural Development is providing an equity investment of $2M to Icewater Harvesting Inc. towards the financing of a new fishing vessel
- The Newfoundland and Labrador Health Boards Association will close at the end of April due to budget cuts. Nine employees will be affected.
- The provincial government Dept. of Child, Youth and Family Services announced $14.3M for the final phase to implement the Continuum of Care Strategy for children and youth
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- The provincial government's Dept. of Tourism, Culture and Recreation has invested $22M in support of creative productions for 2013
- The provincial government Dept. of Health and Community Services has invested $37M through a four-year agreement to support all pharmacies throughout the province
- Approximately 200 jobs will be cut from health boards across the province by next year. Eastern Health and the provincial government will be focusing on management positions when making these cuts.
- The College of the North Atlantic will be laying-off 88 employees at 17 campuses across the province, and another 38 or more will be impacted by reduced workloads, as a result of budget reductions
- The provincial government Dept. of Innovation, Business and Rural Development has announced the consolidation of 20 programs to two umbrella funds to create more flexibility to meet client needs
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