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Non Destructive Testing Coordinator in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/31/2019

Job Description



Non Destructive Testing Coordinator

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

EVRAZ NA is currently looking for a Non Destructive Testing Coordinator.  The NDT Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the proper non-destructive inspection of pipe products at the EPT facility meet CSA, API, ASTM and/or other industry standards and customer specifications.  As such, provides functional direction to NDT personnel at EPT.

This role provides technical support services to the Senior NDT Engineer within the TPG group by assisting in personnel training and certification, equipment troubleshooting support, new equipment installation support, “best” operating practice development and the development of improved process control systems to monitor the real-time effectiveness of our NDT systems.

The candidate shall be eligible to qualify to challenge the ASNT Level III UT/RT tests. Level III certification should be accomplished in two years after hire.

  • Assist the Senior NDT Engineer in ensuring the proper non-destructive inspection techniques of pipe products at Evraz Portland Tubular facility meets CSA, API, ASTM and/or customer specifications
  • Help develop procedures/schedules for the maintenance of NDT equipment to ensure proper inspection including calibration and PMs in compliance with industry standards
  • Provides functional direction to NDT personnel in the Portland Tubular facility
  • Provides training and assist in company certification to NDT employees (UT & RT disciplines)
  • Has a complete knowledge of the equipment and processes to manufacture UT calibration standards and can direct and monitor NDT personnel in the process
  • Provides troubleshooting manuals/training for operators of equipment in EPT
  • Develop standard operating “best” practices for NDT systems within EPT
  • Maintain a complete understanding of current CSA, API, ASTM and customer specification requirements in regards to ultrasonic and inspection and ensure all ultrasonic/radiographic operators are knowledgeable regarding the safe and proper use of the equipment to meet these requirements
  • Review and assess the design of pipe handling and NDT testing equipment for optimal use, including the safe and proper use of the equipment in NDT inspection operations
  • Maintain an updated inventory list of all NDT equipment at EPT
  • Manage the NDT assets, (ie inventory management)
  • Keep up-to-date on new equipment, systems and techniques by reading related literature and attending related conferences, seminars and new equipment exhibitions
  • Leads initiatives on new NDT installations
  • Works with engineering on project scope development
  • Works with vendor on system design, process control philosophy
  • Monitors pre-shipment acceptance testing
  • Monitors installation ensuring technical scope items are in place
  • Conducts acceptance testing with employees
  • Provide expert advice with regard to NDT issues and QA-related projects involving manufacturing practices or the final decision for the acceptance or rejection of potentially nonconforming pipe
  • Develops NDT auditing plans for compliance with NDT written practices and oversees NDT audits
  • Develops NDT KPI shift reports for process control of NDT systems.  Including calibration, S/N analysis, Threshold levels of flaws alarmed/those not alarmed, etc., position of flaws in the coil/pipe, flaws/heat/coil
  • Represents EPT regarding NDT issues during customer audits, field inspections and when mill inspection occasions arise



Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Level II Certification in Industrial Non-destructive Testing to SNT-TC-1A Level II UT and RT. A valid ASNT (or equivalent, i.e. ACCP or CGSB) Level III UT and/or RT a plus
  • A valid ASNT IRRSP a plus
  • 5 years’ experience using NDT in a related industry
  • Experience with NDT techniques, preferably Automated and Manual UT and Radiography (CR and DR)
  • Knowledge of pipe mill operations, equipment and machinery, including some hands-on experience
  • Ensures compliance with all radiation safety requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of CSA, API, ASTM and customer specifications.
  • Capable of using MS Office tools such as MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Experience giving presentations to management regarding project results
  • Experience writing technical reports summarizing key findings and identifying next steps
  • Experience working with interdepartmental teams at all levels of management to accomplish tasks
  • Able to work effectively with hourly and management ranks
  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work jointly with operations, maintenance, IT and all other groups within the Evraz N/A Company

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Level II Certification in Industrial Non-destructive Testing to SNT-TC-1A Level II UT and RT. A valid ASNT (or equivalent, i.e. ACCP or CGSB) Level III UT and/or RT a plus
  • A valid ASNT IRRSP a plus
  • 5 years’ experience using NDT in a related industry
  • Experience with NDT techniques, preferably Automated and Manual UT and Radiography (CR and DR)
  • Knowledge of pipe mill operations, equipment and machinery, including some hands-on experience
  • Ensures compliance with all radiation safety requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of CSA, API, ASTM and customer specifications.
  • Capable of using MS Office tools such as MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Experience giving presentations to management regarding project results
  • Experience writing technical reports summarizing key findings and identifying next steps
  • Experience working with interdepartmental teams at all levels of management to accomplish tasks
  • Able to work effectively with hourly and management ranks
  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work jointly with operations, maintenance, IT and all other groups within the Evraz N/A Company

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