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Why Consider a Career in Non Destructive Testing?

One of the most important choices we make in life is our vocation. What will I spend my life doing? Will I be able to support my family and myself? Some people make this decision at a very young age and relentlessly pursue their goal. For most people, however, it is less obvious and determined over the course of time.

Having a career provides a foundation to life and helps you grow as a person. It is something to be proud of, and nurture. You will likely spend as much, or more time, pursuing your work as you will with family and other activities so it is important that you choose something you enjoy and find fulfilling.

A growing career

If you are interested in using your hands as well as your mind in a dynamic industry, Non Destructive Testing (NDT) may be for you. The National Science Foundation says this about careers in NDT:

“NDT plays a big role in keeping our world safe and is used to test many of the things that you come in contact with everyday. Nondestructive testing means parts and materials are tested or inspected without causing damage to them. NDT methods are used to make sure that important parts on airplanes, trains, and automobiles are free of defects that could lead to an accident. NDT is also used in many other industries to make sure that parts do not have defects that would lead to unhappy customers. As a career field, non destructive testing offers many opportunities, and there is a big demand for technicians and engineers trained in NDT.”

Because of the high demand and low supply of certified NDT technicians, the National Science Foundation has funded a very informative web site that explains what NDT is all about and what career opportunities there are for you. You can visit the site at www.ndt-ed.org to find information on:

  • What is NDT?
  • NDT use in the Aircraft Industry
  • Careers in NDT
  • Ten good reasons to pursue a career in NDT
  • Placement and Pay

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (www.asnt.org) web site has more information on careers in NDT including a short video.

The demand for certified NDT technicians is at an all time high today. We want to help you learn about this exciting career opportunity and one of the most dynamic and diverse companies in the NDT industry, X-R-I Testing.

Grow with a leader

X-R-I Testing has been a leader in nondestructive testing for the aerospace industry for over 70 years. We have been around for a long time because we are a team of committed professionals who use state-of-the-art technologies. We are growing fast, and constantly looking for talented people who want to learn and grow in our industry. We firmly believe in advancement from within our organization and are committed to training and growing our staff. X-R-I Testing has its own NDT training school and will teach you this exciting career while you are being paid.

If you have a good aptitude for math and science, are eager to learn and want to make a commitment to a great career in NDT, we want to hear from you. We are looking for positive outgoing people who will fit into our world-class team. Military experience is a plus. If you learned any type of technical skill in any branch of service, we want to discuss your opportunities in NDT. Training classes are forming on an ongoing basis and immediate openings are available in great locations across the country.

If you want to take the next step, please visit our job opportunities resource.  Qualified potential candidates will be contacted. X-R-I Testing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


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