Summary Non-destructive Inspection Tester near Edmonton (AB)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "non-destructive inspection tester" was moved from the group Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) to the group Non-destructive testers and inspectors (NOC 22230).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Non-destructive testers and inspectors operate radiographic, ultrasonic, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current and similar testing equipment to detect discontinuities in objects of various compositions and materials. They are employed by quality control, maintenance and safety departments of manufacturing, processing, transportation, energy and other companies and by private industrial inspection establishments.
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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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Median wage in Alberta
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The job prospects are fair in the Edmonton Region
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advertised near Edmonton (AB)
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- 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
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