• NDT Ultrasonic Associate Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Dominguez
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a NDT Ultrasonic Associate Technician 3rd Shift that will be qualified to properly perform specific calibrations, specific tests and to record results in accordance with specific approved procedures. A Level 1 Technician shall be knowledgeable of preparation of parts before and after inspection along with having the ability to follow procedures in the technique/method for which certified. In this role the Level 1 Technician will be responsible for providing reliable results while paying close attention to safety and project timelines.


    • Prepares test specimens, sets up and adjusts test equipment and records test data
    • Maintains related test equipment, tools, and machinery in good working condition
    • Works flexible hours and overtime when required
    • Completes data sheets/work orders using prescribed technology 
    • Provides excellent customer service
    • Willingness to work occasional overtime and weekends
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Additional knowledge, skills, abilities, qualifications, and licenses
    • Knowledge, skills, and abilities
    • Experience with liquid penetrant processes
    • Ultrasonic trainee per NAS 410
    • Experience testing some combination of: Welds, castings, steel, titanium and aluminum
    • Experience using industry specs such as: ASTM E1 742, Boeing, GE, Honeywell and Pratt
    • Ability to organize and document NDT results
    • Familiar with testing codes and standards
    • Must be able to read and write English


    This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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