Ultrasonic Tester: Tests fabricated metallic... [+] More
Ultrasonic Tester: Tests fabricated metallic and nonmetallic parts and products, using ultrasonic test devices, to identify discontinuities.
Reviews work orders, test procedure sheets, and product acceptance criteria to determine test specifications. Attaches specified crystal probe transducer to ultrasound test device and moves switch to actuate device. Calibrates and adjusts ultrasonic test equipment to required standards and settings, applying knowledge of ultrasonic testing procedures. Sprays couplant (light oil that acts as medium) or other liquid over part to be tested, moves transducer over part to be tested, and observes CRT (cathode ray tube) screen to detect patterns of discontinuity, such as cracks, inclusions, bonding defects, or porosity. Marks defective areas of part or product and prepares report of test findings. May set up and operate computerized inspection equipment. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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