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NDE Examiner

Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 6,300 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at






NDE Examiner - BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH


  • Technical responsibility over all aspects of MT/PT/VT disciplines
  • Support, lead, and provide direction to assure compliance in all on-site and vendor MT/PT/VT activity.
  • To evaluate new non-destructive examination requirements and specifications imposed by the customer to determine the effectiveness of fulfilling the intended requirements.
  • Represent the company during contract negotiations and technical discussions with customers concerning MT/PT/VT capabilities, reliability and technical problems.
  • Assist production personnel in solving MT/PT/VT related issues with primary emphasis on special technology and new techniques.
  • Able to perform NDE inspections using one or more of the following NDE disciplines, RT, MT, PT, UT, VT, and ET.
  • Plans and develops activities and procedures suitable to accomplish tasks related to his area of responsibility.
  • Keeps informed of division production plans and their relationship to the criticality and uniqueness of upcoming NDE operations.
  • Provide oversight and surveillance of shop floor personnel concerning MT/PT/VT compliance.
  • Communicates regularly with customer technical representatives on information they may require. Frequent contact with other departments and other section of the QA department at all levels.
  • Maintains constant communications with members of all program teams to assure swift and appropriate resolution of product NDE problems.  Required to have a thorough understanding of all customer and company requirements in order to interpret and verify that activities throughout the MT/PT/VT disciplines are compliant.
  • Performs technical and statistical investigations into NDE issues with the objective of first time quality and reduction of manufacturing losses.
  • Reviews and prepares comments to QA specifications in conjunction with preparation of contract proposals.
  • Traveling to material vendors to support NDE source inspection.
  • Assists in training other NDE personnel as required.
  • Maintain NDE certification program for the facility.
  • Provide NDE training as needed for the facility.
  • Maintain training program materials.
  • Suspend shop floor personnel certifications as needed.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:


  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in technical field or relevant equivalent work experience of 12 years.
  • Prior knowledge of NDE Engineering with an emphasis on RT/MT/PT/VT/UT/ET.
  • Strong preference for candidates with NDE Level III certifications in one of more of following disciplines: RT, MT, PT, VT, UT, ET.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain Examiner status in MT/PT/VT within the first year of employment.
  • Must be able to obtain DOE Confidential clearance and maintain.  Must be a US citizen (no dual citizenship)




Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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