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Non-Destructive Testing Specialists

Test the safety of various types of structures using x-ray, ultrasound, or fiber optic equipment.

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Median wages for the broader occupation, Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other, are $36.84 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect equipment or systems.
  • Inspect finished products to locate flaws.
  • Test characteristics of materials or structures.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Non-Destructive Testing Engineer
Predictive Maintenance Technician
Non-Destructive Evaluation Specialist

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