Element Materials Technology

  • NDT UT Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a UT Technician to inspect and disposition parts as acceptable or rejectable. Technicians are required to ensure systems are calibrated and inspect components with Ultrasound to identify subsurface defects.


    • Safely operate Immersion UT automated system and acquire data to disposition disk based forgings
    • Be capable of analyzing C scan data as well as A-Scan presentations
    • Basic computer skills are required such as proficiency with Microsoft operating systems and office Candidates must have the aptitude to program fully automated systems and utilize multiple programs at the same time
    • Strong knowledge base in TCG and E-Dac setups. In depth experience with indication evaluation and flaw characterization is critical for part dispositioning. Must be capable of working from written practice as well as utilizing industry standard specifications
    • Technician is responsible for conducting daily calibration of systems as well as assisting in annual linearity's and mechanical calibrations according to customer specifications

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements
    • Lvl II UT technical/vocational training as per SNT-TC-1A and NAS 410
    • 1-3 years experience in the NDT field preferably in a UT Lvl II position
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel)
    • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events/projects in the community, with customers and within the company
    • Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs
    • Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
    • Ability to adapt to the occasional schedule change to meet customers’ deadlines

    NOTE:  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 Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    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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