Rod NDT Inspector

Requisition Number:  4951
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Hopkins, SC, US, 29061

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Rod NDT Inspector. 

Your Day-to-Day:

Perform detail, visual, mechanical, dimensional and instrumental inspection of materials, parts, X-ray film, sub-assemblies and complete assemblies employing repetitive and non-repetitive methods, maintaining equipment and keeping records and reports as required.

WORKING PROCEDURES: The following are the usual major job duties but this job description does not preclude the performance of other duties by the incumbent, nor the question being raised on the proper rate of pay for the assignment.

*Set up, calibrate, adjust, program and operate inspection equipment in area.
*Compare physical dimensions, instrument read out, or analytical results using the correct precision instruments and set ups.
*Compare manufacturing results with procedurized requirements and/or standard, where dimensions and other criteria occasionally are not clearly indicated and/or must be determined prior to assembly.
*Work from written procedures, visual standards, manuals, inspection records and/or verbal instructions from supervisor.
*View, interpret and disposition the results obtained from film reading or overcheck inspection using standard film evaluation techniques.
*Select and adjust gauging set up of equipment including calibration, routine repairs and cleaning.
*Make recommendations relative to standard and non-standard gauging equipment as an aid in the control of quality.
*Assist in establishing inspection methods and selection of appropriate tooling parameters and equipment.
*Assure replenishment or replacement of testing compounds and chemicals used in inspection and/or testing as required.
*Use standard shop math as described in procedures for calculating averages, and ranges. 
*Read procedures, data sheets, and/or special routings to determine specific requirements for inspection.
*Assist in the auditing of quality control inspection procedures and maintenance of records and logs as necessary.
*Maintain film developer rollers.
*Verify quantities of material inspected, rejected and released.
*Procure samples of raw materials, components and work-in-process for inspection and other tests.
*Check documents as to quality, quantity and identity of materials, parts and assemblies inspected.
*Maintain equipment and leave work area in a clean and orderly condition.
*Adhere to accountability, criticality, safety, security and hygiene procedures.
*Perform traceability function as required.

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

*High school diploma or equivalent industrial experience and mechanical aptitude preferred.
*Satisfactory performance in current job.
*Satisfy Bausch and Lomb Occupational Vision Test to the Purdue University Standard #2 (inspection and close machine work).
*Training and experience in lower classified position may be required.
*Established skills with basic hand tools, i.e., (micrometer, steel scale, dial hand gauge, functional gauges, visual standards).
*Upon request, must apply for security clearance. 


Qualification period three to six weeks per each operation.
Total job description twelve to eighteen months.
Full proficiency 24 months.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Personal Computers, X-ray film viewers, pocket comparators, dial calipers, Decwriter, steel scales, x-ray and fluoroscope equipment, ultrasonic test equipment, gamma scanner systems, densitometers, automatic developing systems, soft handling system, cassettes, standards, Helium Leak detector and related backfill systems, In-line leak detector, rod welding equipment, bottom end plug and weld system, laser marker system, micrometers, calipers, ring gauges, feeler gauges, dial depth gauges, length gauges, visual standards, X-ray developing systems, scales and steel rules, hydraulic and mechanical lifts, boroscope, stop watch, 5X eye-piece, etc.


MATERIAL:  Fuel and non-fuel bearing rod assemblies and their components, X-ray film, acetone, alcohol, fixer and developer solutions, liquid nitrogen, etc.



Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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