where expertise comes together - since 1996 -

The Largest Open Access Portal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT)

Conference Proceedings, Articles, News, Exhibition, Forum, Network and more

where expertise comes together
- since 1996 -

DASEL SISTEMAS
Our Phased Array equipments, based on SITAU Technology, are among the PAS highest performance in the market.

555 views
Career Discussions
greg
NDT Inspector
United Kingdom, Joined Aug 2009, 1

greg

NDT Inspector
United Kingdom,
Joined Aug 2009
1
14:40 Aug-05-2009
best place for getting work in ndt after exams

hi i'm in a bit of limbo as i've been working for a guy doing ndt, ive paid for my MT, PT coarse level 2 and passed. unfortunately there is no more work where i live and know one seems to have work. was wondering if anyone knows of particular companys or agencys that will help me get into ndt work.

i really want to travel anywhere and put myself through the UT level 2, i just need to secure work, but as im not that experienced its very hard.

any info would be brilliant
thanks
greg

 
 Reply 
 
Nigel Armstrong
Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom, Joined Oct 2000, 1096

Nigel Armstrong

Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 2000
1096
14:56 Aug-05-2009
Re: best place for getting work in ndt after exams
In Reply to greg at 14:40 Aug-05-2009 (Opening).

Hi Greg

You dont mention the standard to which you are qualified, so I assume that it is not aerospace to EN 4179. Aerospace is a good option for mag and pen technicians, who can then look at following up with eddy current and UT. This would give good possibiliteis for further work.

Have you thought about combining with rope access - check out NDT Cabin to see which companies are requiring such techs.

Also advanced inspection companies (Shaw Pipeline, Oceaneering) often need assistants for AUT, Phased Array, TOFD where your current certifications would be a bonus to the hiring company, but it can be a long hard slog to get to the desired full tach position.

You need to research the market and keep plugging away - with your current certs you have something to offer a company to develop your potential.

Good luck Greg

 
 Reply 
 

Product Spotlight

A1525 SOLO

A1525 Solo – the most compact and affordable TMF unit with two phased array transducers and 3D v
...
isualization and analysis software in standard delivery set. A compact, ergonomic and easy to handheld Phased Array unit based on Total Focusing Method for easy-going imaging of inspection objects with two-dimensional and three-dimensional visualization and evaluation of inspection results.
>

Combination of Digital Image Correlation and Thermographic Measurements

The combination of measuring results from the digital image correlation (ARAMIS, DIC) and temperat
...
ure measuring data from infrared cameras permits the simultaneous analysis of the thermal and mechanical behavior of test specimens in the materials and components testing field.
>

TraiNDE UT

TraiNDE UT is a virtual tool associated with a signal database which simulates real inspection con
...
ditions for numerous applications (Type A/V1 block, DAC block, welds and plates).
>

Ultrasonic Probe Recharacterization Service

NDT Systems offers a comprehensive Aftercare and Recharacterization Service for all our ultrasonic
...
probes. The Recharacterization Service is fully compliant with International ASTM E1065 Standard Guide (and other applicable standards) and offers complete documentation, traceable to the ASTM E1065 Standard. For more details or to schedule Recharacterization Services contact ndtsales@ndtsystems.com
>

Share...
We use technical and analytics cookies to ensure that we will give you the best experience of our website - More Info
Accept
top
this is debug window