Element Materials Technology

NDE Level II Radiographer

Job Locations US-TX-Houston


Element has an opportunity for a Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Level II Radiographer.  In this role, you will perform radiographic testing (RT) in the field as well as in our fast-paced NDE shop in accordance with industry and customer specifications.  You will also be responsible for training NDE Level I Helpers.


  • Conduct radiographic tests to ensure quality or detect defects
  • Set up, utilize and calibrate NDE test equipment
  • Interpreting codes and specifications
  • Clearly and legibly reports test results
  • Use approved techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations
  • Professionally and effectively communicate with customers and third party vendors on a daily basis
  • Supervise and train NDE Level I Helpers in the field to ensure that they are operating in a safe and effective manner
  • Perform other job related tasks as needed

Skills / Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid drivers license, or ability to obtain prior to beginning employment required
  • Documented On the Job (OJT) hours or a Level II certificate from a previous employer required
  • Texas state radiation safety card required
  • Ability to work day and night shifts which will rotate throughout the department required
  • 80 hours of RT classroom training required
  • X-ray and gamma credentials required
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card preferred
  • 2 years of NDE Level II radiography experience in the oil and gas or aerospace industries preferred
  • Computed Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiography (DT) experience preferred 
  • Ability to work without supervision and be an independent thinker where you will need to make on the spot decisions.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and have the ability to collaborate with personnel in order to complete projects on time.



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

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business 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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