Non-Destructive Testing Specialists

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
Industries
O*Net Code
17-3029.01
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

11 skill sets | 17 total skills
Interpret design or operational test results
Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures.
Interpret the results of all methods of non-destructive testing (NDT), such as acoustic emission, electromagnetic, leak, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, neutron radiographic, radiographic, thermal or infrared, ultrasonic, vibration analysis, and visual testing.
Inspect equipment or systems
Examine structures or vehicles such as aircraft, trains, nuclear reactors, bridges, dams, and pipelines, using non-destructive testing techniques.
Calibrate scientific or technical equipment
Select, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
Operate industrial equipment
Select, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
Select tools, equipment, or technologies for use in operations or projects
Select, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
Test characteristics of materials or structures
Identify defects in solid materials, using ultrasonic testing techniques.
Identify defects in concrete or other building materials, using thermal or infrared testing.
Document design or operational test results
Prepare reports on non-destructive testing results.
Document non-destructive testing methods, processes, or results.
Supervise engineering or other technical personnel
Supervise or direct the work of non-destructive testing trainees or staff.
Measure physical or chemical properties of materials or objects
Produce images of objects on film, using radiographic techniques.
Make radiographic images to detect flaws in objects while leaving objects intact.
Map the presence of imperfections within objects, using sonic measurements.
Evaluate material properties, using radio astronomy, voltage and amperage measurement, or rheometric flow measurement.
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Conduct liquid penetrant tests to locate surface cracks by coating objects with fluorescent dyes, cleaning excess penetrant, and applying developer.
Inspect finished products to locate flaws
Visually examine materials, structures, or components for signs of corrosion, metal fatigue, cracks, or other flaws, using tools and equipment such as endoscopes, closed-circuit television systems, and fiber optics.