Military Jobs and Careers - Non-Destructive Testers
There are equipments and facilities in the military that often referred to as under heavy stress. For instance the planes landing gear. It absorbs runway impact every time it lands. So as the submarine hulls which often encounter tremendous pressure into the ocean deep. In order to check if they are not damaged, the Non-Destructive Testers investigate and monitor their daily status. They use dependable non-destructive gadgets such as Untrasonics , X-rays, and other testing gadgets. The NDT are considered enlisted personnel in the military.
The usual duties and responsibilities of Non-destructive testers in the military include:
Conduct inspection on metal parts to check for wear and damage
Conduct x-rays on ships and aircrafts
Spearhead in examining x-ray films to detect the extent of damage
Spearhead in the test run of all kinds of equipment inside the military installations
Conduct heat damaged test to identify which aircrafts
The field of study which is ideal in this kind of job in the military includes:
Enthusiasm in machines and knows how they can affect humans
Dependability on treating with works that require too much pressure
Take charge in the operation of various equipments
Classroom instructions as well as actual experience in related jobs are also ideal for training programs. Other related subject matters also include:
Procedures and basics in the inspection of welds and parts
Basics in x-ray film operation
Ultrasonic test equipment examination
Test reports preparations so that further study can have good access
The Non-destructive testers work in machine shops inside the military bases all over the globe and they also travel when the need arises.
The civilian Non-destructive testers work in industrial and manufacturing plants, aircraft maintenance companies, commercial testing laboratories, and airlines.