Skills Non-destructive Inspection Tester near Edmonton (AB)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a non-destructive inspection tester in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 22230).


  • Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect defects
  • Establish NDI techniques and calibration standards
  • Set up and operate radiographic equipment
  • Develop and interpret radiographic film
  • Calibrate, test and interpret ultrasonic equipment
  • Set up, calibrate, operate and interpret magnetic particle, eddy current, liquid penetrant, acoustic emission, and infrared thermographic equipment
  • Prepare, conduct and interpret liquid penetrant inspection
  • Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations
  • Instruct and supervise trainees
  • Interpret radiographs, cathode ray tube (CRT) or digital readouts, conductivity meters and visual indicators
  • Maintain test result reports

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help - Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery
  • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
  • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Protecting and Enforcing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Inspecting and Testing
  • Analyzing Information


Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Processing and Production
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Engineering and Applied Technologies
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