Element Materials Technology

Fluorescent Penetrant Inspectors

Job Locations US-OH-Middleburg Heights,


Element has an opportunity for qualified candidates to fulfill available positions for Fluorescent Penetrant Inspectors for Trainee, Level I and Level II Inspectors. Level I/Trainee candidates will be considered. Completion of applicable classroom time, and practical hours (OJT) to achieve Level II certification with in the first year of employment, is required. Candidate must be available to attend evening classes as they are scheduled for the duration of training. Training on first shift 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and then will move to second 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. or third 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.



  • Perform calibrations, nondestructive tests, and evaluations for acceptance or rejection determinations with respect to applicable codes, standards, and specifications
  • Accurately record results and associated data of nondestructive tests and evaluations
  • Maintain familiarity with the scope and limitations of the method of NDT being used and exercise assigned responsibility for on-the-job training and guidance of Level I technicians.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment. Actively contribute to company safety culture by observing all company safety policies and procedures
  • Use caution and proper handling of company property, equipment, tools, and customer product

Skills / Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Technical/mechanical aptitude and computer proficiency preferred
  • Written Communication: ability to read and interpret information, write legibly, take accurate measurements from a tape measure, present numerical data effectively, and edit work for correct spelling and grammar
  • Able to prioritize critical work activities and use time effectively
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to problem solve and analyze information skillfully
  • Ability to clearly communicate with team members, supervisors, and all others throughout the organization in a professional manner
  • Dependability: consistently punctual, reliable transportation to work, willing to follow instructions, responsive to management direction, and receptive to feedback to improve job performance
  • Quality of work: demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness in monitoring own work to ensure quality and ability to maintain confidentiality of customer sensitive data
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Sufficient vision, either natural or corrected, with ability to pass bi-annual vision exams
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Sufficient manual dexterity and personal mobility to allow individual to perform daily job responsibilities
  • Able to withstand working in plant/and or shop areas around production equipment with high noise level
  • Must be able to wear safety equipment as required by the safety department for personal protection

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 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.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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