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General Electric NDE Specialist in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Job Description Summary

As a member of the Condition Assessment Team, Field Inspection Services, you will be an active contributor to the engineering assessment and disposition of boiler components. This role will require you to lead and complete Non-destructive projects in the field to support the engineering analysis of high energy and low temperature components. This will entail conducting and documenting the results of a field assessment then closing out with our customers on field results.

Job Description

Success in this role looks like:

Establish yourself as a subject matter expert by demonstrating mastery of basic Non-destructive disciplines with working knowledge of some of the advanced Non-destructive methods such as phased array ultrasonic inspection and basic metallurgical evaluations .

You will be an indispensable NDE Specialist, with excellent knowledge in inspection technologies, writing and communication skills, and an ability to manage job time and lead inspection efforts for our engineering team and our customers.

Who You Are:

  • You are someone who brings excellent communication and inspection skills to the team.

  • You have experience with leading inspection efforts, executing inspection plans and working with customers to resolve potentially impactful issues in a professional manner.

  • You have advanced experience with Non-destructive methodologies and a depth of knowledge in providing the right inspection techniques to unique challenges.

Your Role:

  • Set up and calibrate Non-destructive (NDT) testing equipment.

  • Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT methods of inspection.

  • Establish techniques for proper examination of object under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations.

  • Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results.

  • Organize and report test results.

  • Perform specialized inspections.

  • May instruct and supervise others (subcontractors). Responsible for technical leadership and mentoring of the NDT staff

  • Interface daily with the client about work priorities and provide daily progress reporting.

  • Actively participate in client programs, planning and strategy sessions.

  • Provide detailed explanations on NDT techniques and explain results to non-NDT oriented personnel in a simple manner.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Travel will be required.

  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as assigned and required by field projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Technical Discipline from Trade School, Vocational, or Military Program AND 2 years of related experience using NDT Techniques in Power Generation, Industrial, or Manufacturing environment OR High School Diploma / GED AND 4 years of related experience using NDT Techniques in Power Generation, Industrial, or Manufacturing environment

  • Minimum 2 years experience showing ability to effectively perform assigned NDT tasks and interpret results of inspections.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License and fluent in English

Desired Qualifications:

  • NDT Level II Certification. Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Magnetic Particle (MT), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) Certifications are a plus.

  • In-depth knowledge and field experience with the NDT discipline in customer site applications

  • Certification as a Level II in MT, PT and UT and ability to meet company certification standards

  • Experience with automated and computerized NDT Equipment. Demonstrated work history supporting customers and producing final reports

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Trainee level. Trial position to ensure a good fit for GE – attitude, skills, ambition

  • Basic skills training to ensure knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization

  • Ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams and engineering drawings

  • Code shooting capabilities.

  • Exceptional safety and quality awareness.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Team working

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Demonstrated work history supporting customers and producing final reports

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No