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NUCLEAR TEST EXAMINER 2

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Aug 8, 2022

Job Description

Trains, examines and certifies nondestructive test (NDT) personnel, ensuring that NDT personnel are competent and qualified to perform the applicable tests in conformance with Company and contractual requirements. Provides technical support to resolve technical issues, as well as the development, interpretation, adaptation, qualification and implementation of specifications, procedures, processes, etc. Approves NDT procedures and workmanship standards, and ensures the adequacy of the program. Develops and administers NDT personnel training and certification programs. Provides counseling/corrective guidance regarding examination performance, and decertifies or retrains/tests personnel as appropriate. Conducts site monitoring/surveillance of NDT personnel and operations; evaluation of program elements; and product re-inspection activities. Interprets applicable specifications, procedures, and other technical requirements. Compiles and prepares technical and interpretive reports relating to NDT detected workmanship trends; analysis of reject rates; the resolution of problems; and the impact of methodology changes on manufacturing and inspection operations.

 

Nuclear Examiners shall be responsible for the health of the Liquid Penetrant, Visual Inspection, and Magnetic Particle Inspection programs within the Nuclear organization. Nuclear Examiner duties will include performing audits, administering Technical Performance Evaluations, performing initial certification testing and recertification testing for Level II VT/MT/PT Inspectors.

 

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of experience.  Master’s Degree and 0 years of experience.  A candidate must be a certified Nondestructive Test Examiner (ASNT Level III or NAVSEA 250-1500-1 Test Examiner), having fulfilled all prescribed education and experience requirements.  4 years of related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.  8 years of non-related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.  An Apprentice Certificate or graduation from Navy Nuclear Power School can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.  A candidate must have and be able to apply a demonstrated knowledge of applicable NDT techniques and methods, as well as their physical, chemical and mathematical fundamentals.  This position requires proficiency in analytical processes and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Nuclear Examiners shall possess sufficient technical knowledge relating to both structural and piping requirements in accordance with Nuclear NDT procedures.

  • Req ID: 18716 
  • Department: E37 WELDING AND NDT ENGINEERING 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: Yes, up to 10% of the time 
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  
     

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EEO Statement:

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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