NDE Technician (Quality Assurance)

$20 – $25/hour


Responsibilities:  The NDE Technician’s responsibility is to ensure work produced by applicable NDE methods meets code and client specifications for quality and safety.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure compliance with safety and environment guidelines, policies and regulations.
  • Perform NDE inspections on welded products in progress and completed jobs.
  • Inspect weld jobs for defects such as cracks, porosity, undercut etc. with applicable NDE methods.
  • Record results of tests and inspections.
  • Plan and conduct the analysis, inspection, test and/or integration to assure the quality of assigned product or component.
  • Review all NDE inspections on components and provide input to the decision of whether to accept or reject the product.
  • Document data obtained during all quality assurance activities, consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards.
  • Inspect, test or measure materials, products, installations or work for conformance to specifications.
  • Measure dimensions of defects to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges or micrometers.
  • Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.
  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production or quality problems.
  • Discard or reject products, materials or equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Collect or select samples for testing or for use as models.
  • Write test or inspection reports describing results, recommendations or needed repairs.
  • Compare colors, shapes, textures or grades of products or materials with color charts, templates or samples to verify conformance to standards.
  • Recommend necessary corrective actions, based on inspection results.
  • Clean, maintain, calibrate or repair measuring instruments or test equipment.
  • Read dials or meters to verify equipment is functioning at specified levels.
  • Check arriving materials to ensure they match purchase orders, submitting discrepancy reports as necessary.
  • Inspect or test raw materials, parts or products to determine compliance with environmental standards.
  • Position products, components or parts for testing.
  • Stack or arrange tested products for further processing, shipping or packaging.
  • Adjust, clean or repair products or processing equipment to correct defects found during inspections.
  • Disassemble defective parts or components, such as inaccurate or worn gauges or measuring instruments.
  • Administer tests to assess whether welders or operators are qualified to use equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities:

Education Required: High School Diploma

Preferred:  1 – 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in NDE.

Experience Preferred: 1-2 years related experience

Certifications & Licenses:

Preferred: Any previous NDE certifications


BendTec offers a competitive compensation package and benefits including health, dental, PTO and retirement.

All Federal and State Labor laws apply.

BendTec is an Equal Opportunity Employer.