Dimensional & Visual Inspector I

Requisition Number:  16682
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Ogden, UT, US, 84404

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.


Dimensional and Visual Inspector

Location: Ogden, Utah

$2500 sign-on bonus available to new hires


Perform nondestructive dimensional and visual inspection of both Flat and Round Products.  Assist in the set-up of various inspection equipment.  Assist in the preparation and revising of area procedures.


About Western Zirconium:

Westinghouse is the global leader in delivering the reliable nuclear fuel solutions for worldwide customers across various operating plant technologies.  Western Zirconium (WZ) is a key piece of the puzzle producing the materials needed to manufacture different fuel assemblies.  The Western Zirconium Plant, established in 1978, is one of the world's leading producers of zirconium, hafnium and zirconium alloys. The plant is built on a 1,100 acre site at the base of Little Mountain outside of Ogden, Utah, and has over 330,000 square feet of manufacturing and support facilities.  The specialty alloys created at WZ will eventually become the fuel rods and components that make up the different fuel assemblies that power nuclear operating plants all around the globe.


Your day to day:

  1.  Assist in the set-up and operation of nondestructive and dimensional inspection equipment.
  2.   Review travelers and inspection procedures. Clean material as required in preparation for making nondestructive and dimensional inspections.
  3.   Set up and conduct tests using ultrasonic thickness measuring instruments for thickness testing.
  4.   Inspect products and material by taking necessary measurements such as length, width, diameter, and thickness and document as required.  Is familiar with precision measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, etc. Make visual inspections and compare to specifications and standards.
  5.   Record and maintain accurate documentation on all phases of inspection processes in accordance with requirements.
  6.   Assist with new testing and inspection procedures and with methods for new NDT and dimensional inspections.
  7.   Crosstrain, as directed by management, to become capable of performing inspection duties and functions as assigned.
  8.   Must be able to use Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, etc.) and possess basic math skills.  Must have the ability to understand and interpret customer requirements and specifications.
  9.   Must be able to use overhead cranes and mobile equipment such as forklifts.  Can use basic hand tools such as drills, banding equipment, metal cutters, etc.
  10. Abide by all rules and regulations of local site and corporate policies and procedures.




Works in a team environment with other inspectors and operators.  Directs and assists operators in setup and use of inspection and NDT equipment.     


Receives specific instructions on new assignments.  Requires general supervision on routine work assignments and close supervision on new test and inspection procedures.  All work subject to review by higher grade inspectors, NDT engineers, Quality engineers, or management.



High school graduate or GED plus one (1) year of technical school or equivalent dimensional or NDT inspection experience.  Must be able to make mathmatical type calculations and be able to read micrometers, calipers or dimensional measuring equipment.  Must have basic computer skills.


Minimum one (1) year technical or manufacturing experience or six (6) months inspection experience.


Must be able to work a 4x4 shift which are four (4) 11-hour days on, four (4) days off, average 38.5 hours per week (must be able to work rotating days and nights or nights non-rotating).

Good troubleshooting knowledge and mechanical ability to perform tasks following detailed work instructions and verbal commands

Work in a team environment with good understanding of manufacturing safety requirements (PPE, Lock and Tag, Human Performance tools)

Must be motivated and have a great attitude

Starting rate is $23.85 with continued hourly increases providing significant earning potential. 

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: Salt Lake City
Nearest Secondary Market: Ogden

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