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NDT Inspector-Operator

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at



NDT Inspector / Operator -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  - our Barberton, OH location


Liquid Penetrant Inspection (PT):

Prepares surfaces as required by grinding to remove paints, scale, weld spatter, and other surface irregularities; uses solvent to remove grease, oil, tape, tape residue, dirt, etc. Applies penetrant using proper applicators. Removes excess penetrant using shop towels or paper towels. Applies developer using proper applicators. Evaluates test results using proper lighting. Removes penetrant materials and cleans surfaces upon completion of testing, using solvents, towels/cloths.


Magnetic particle Inspection (MT):

Prepares surfaces as required by grinding to remove paint, scale, weld spatter, and other surface irregularities. Uses solvents to remove grease, oil, tape, tape residue, paint, dirt, etc. Performs required AC/DC dry or wet test technique using proper equipment and accessories. Evaluates test results using proper lighting. Demagnetizes parts if required. Cleans surfaces upon completion of testing to remove particles using compressed air, shop tows or solvents. Grinds and verifies the removal of prod marks. Works in accordance with written Quality Control technical procedures, manufacturing processing instructions, and verbal instructions provided by immediate supervisor. Does incidental grinding & polishing as required. Uses the required tools, equipment, accessories, and procedures to perform the specified inspection test method. Evaluates test results and makes accept/reject decisions in accordance with procedure criteria and provide written documentation as required. Identifies defects, removes defects when directed using proper hand tools, prepares resultant cavities suitably for welding, charts general locations of defective areas, documents non-relevant conditions with charts/sketches and proper written conclusions, maintains proper preheat controls during tests. Moves materials, parts and components as directed. Sets up and works from scaffolding, moves major scaffolding after initial set-up, moves and re-sets preheat equipment as required to maintain preheat controls. Works from written and verbal instructions and drawings. Informs proper personnel of test results. Responsible for exact process and related documentation auditable by the customer. Provides individual signature and detailed inspection data on applicable documents providing verification of work performed. Maintains records as directed, keeps work area clean, neat and orderly.


These are the primary job responsibilities and are not an all-inclusive list.


Job Qualifications / Requirements *


*  HS Diploma or GED required (will be verified), plus 5 years on the job experience - strongly prefer in a close tolerance manufacturing/fabrication environment.

*  Must be able to work ANY SHIFT.
* Must be a US CITIZEN. Must not hold a Dual Citizenship.
* Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check prior to hire date.

* Once hired, the candidate must pass testing and become qualified to BWXT's NDE requirements concerning liquid penetrant and magnetic particles.
* Candidate must communicate effectively with co-workers and have the willingness to take direction from shop foremen and supervisors


Please note: This is a SECOND SHIFT position. This position has an hourly rate of $27.34 and complimented by a very generous benefit package.


BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and/or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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