Mistras Group
Level III NDT Technician
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NDT.org Job Number: 53077 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
State: CO Colorado
Country: United States

Headquartered in Arvada, Colo., USA, Sundyne is a leading manufacturer of highly reliable and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors for use in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, power generation and water processing industries. The Sundyne product portfolio features innovative high-speed integrally geared, multistage and sealless technologies that meet API and ISO standards. With a global channel consisting of more than 300 sales and service locations, and a manufacturing network that employs over 1,000 people across 5 facilities, Sundyne provides high quality engineered fluid handling solutions to customers around the world. For additional information, visit www.sundyne.com.

This critical role will provide leadership and hands-on support for two areas of the Quality department. 75% of this role will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Sundyne’s NDT program and acting as the focal point for conducting NDT activities. 25% of this role will be responsible for executing the calibration program for all calibrated inspection gauges used in the manufacturing processes on site.
This is a hands-on position that requires close and effective working relationship with departments that include Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Assembly & Test, Project Management, Project Engineering and with external customer inspectors. This is a day shift fulltime position, reporting directly to the Quality Manager.

Essential Responsibilities
• Focal point for performing NDT activities in support of production and customer paid inspections.
• Oversee all aspects of the Sundyne NDT program including maintenance of written practices, internal certification program and surveillance of subcontracted NDT.
• Lead or support calibration activities for inspection gages used in manufacturing.
• Complete all job-specific training necessary to meet productivity expectations.
• Complete all cross-training necessary to support Manager’s resource flexibility strategy for the Quality department.
• Complete all required training related to Health, Safety, Ethics, Quality, Continuous Improvement and Human Resources policies and procedures.
• Follow all policies and procedures related to Health, Safety, Ethics, Quality and Human Resources.
Essential Roles
• Responsible for performing PT, MT, PMI and Hardness Testing on castings, bar stock, machined components, and welds.
• May be required to review and interpret results of RT and UT performed by suppliers and sub-contractors.
• Achieve and maintain Level III ASNT certification in PT, MT and VT.
• Achieve and maintain Level II ASNT certification in RT and UT.
• Maintain Sundyne’s NDT written practices, procedures and records to latest industry specifications.
• Monitor changes and advancements in NDT practices, recommend changes and improvements to the Quality Manager, and lead implementation of approved changes to the NDT program.
• Maintain Sundyne’s internal NDT certification program including training curriculum, test materials and records of Level I and Level II NDT Technicians.
• Oversee the training, coaching and mentoring of Level I and Level II NDT Technicians.
• Complete calibration activities and maintain calibration database for all inspection gauges used in manufacturing.
• Actively participate, demonstrate and promote a culture of awareness, personal choice, peer support and continuous improvement relative to safety and quality.

Required Experience and Skills
• Minimum of 10 years of NDT inspection experience in an industrial or aerospace manufacturing environment.
• ASNT Level II certification in PT and MT. Level III certification preferred.
• ASNT Level II certification in RT, VT and UT a plus.
• Must be able to present documentation of certifications per SNT-TC-1A required.
• Experience with Positive Material Identification (PMI) a plus.
• AWS CWI a plus.
• Experience in the calibration of inspection gages (calipers, micrometers, snap-gages, etc.) and familiarity using calibration management software.
• Experience using calipers, micrometers, optical comparators, gauge blocks and other common inspection devices.
• Familiarity with a wide variety of metallurgies including stainless steels, carbon steels, aluminum and titanium preferred.
• Familiarity with a wide variety of manufacturing processes including casting, milling, turning, grinding and welding preferred.
• CMM experience preferred, experience with Zeiss Calypso CMM software a plus.
• Ability to work in a team setting.
• High attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills; able to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities.
• Written and verbal skills to communicate with other team members and internal / external customers.
• Ability to problem-solve and identify process improvement opportunities.
• Ability to lift or move up to 35 pounds.
• Intermediate proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• High school Diploma / GED required; Associates degree or higher is preferred.
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