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Senior NDT Level III in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Senior NDT Level III

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

The Senior NDT Level III is responsible for ensuring that the proper non-destructive inspection of products at EVRAZ meets CSA, API, ASTM and/or other industry standards and customer specifications. As such, provides functional direction to NDT personnel. They will also provide technical support services to the NDT specialists by providing 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Capable of developing, qualifying and approving NDT procedures and associated techniques.
  • Interpret codes, standards, specifications, procedures, designating the particular NDT methods and procedures to be used.
  • For EVRAZ NDT operations, provide interpretation of NDT results in terms of existing codes, standards and specifications.
  • Establish NDT operating setups and acceptance criteria when none are available.
  • Develop standard operating “best” practices for NDT systems
  • Maintain a complete understanding of current CSA, API, ASTM and ASNT requirements.
  • 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 systems 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 product
  • Develops NDT auditing plans for compliance with NDT written practices and oversees NDT audits.
  • Represents EVRAZ regarding NDT issues during customer audits, field inspections and when mill inspection occasions arise.



Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Level III Certification in Industrial Ultrasonic Testing from ASNT, or equivalent.
  • Certification in Ultrasonic Testing and Visual Testing. Capable of pursuing Radiographic Testing a plus.
  • Ten years’ experience using NDT in a related industry.
  • Experience with NDT techniques and the development of training programs and materials. Should have familiarity with other appropriate NDT methods.
  • Demonstrated capability in developing NDT Level I and II training and testing material and administering training programs for NDT personnel for certification and re-certification.
  • Possesses a current valid passport or be qualified to obtain one.
  • Knowledge of operations, equipment and machinery, including some hands-on experience.
  • 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.

 

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 III Certification in Industrial Ultrasonic Testing from ASNT, or equivalent.
  • Certification in Ultrasonic Testing and Visual Testing. Capable of pursuing Radiographic Testing a plus.
  • Ten years’ experience using NDT in a related industry.
  • Experience with NDT techniques and the development of training programs and materials. Should have familiarity with other appropriate NDT methods.
  • Demonstrated capability in developing NDT Level I and II training and testing material and administering training programs for NDT personnel for certification and re-certification.
  • Possesses a current valid passport or be qualified to obtain one.
  • Knowledge of operations, equipment and machinery, including some hands-on experience.
  • 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.

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