NDT Specialist, ( 22-6256)

Field Service Technician - Mechanical Remote, Algeria


FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out www.fieldcore.com

Role Summary/Purpose:

The NDT Specialist (Non-Destructive Testing Specialist) provides technical services for advanced NDT inspections as per defined scope (Level II NDT ET, UT, MT and PT inspections). Inspections will be conducted at petrochemical and petroleum refineries, wind farms, pulp and paper plants and other industrial facilities as required. Both Manual and digital data acquisitions systems in performing and interpreting non-destructive tests. Technician will be capable of advanced independent testing and high-level customer interaction. Typical skill sets required are advanced T crack detection and sizing and or Automated UT/Phased Array expertise.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up and calibrate nondestructive testing equipment
  • Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT methods of inspection
  • Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations
  • Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results
  • Interpret radiographs, cathode ray tube (CRT) or digital readouts, conductivity meters and visual indicators
  • Organize and report test results
  • Perform specialized inspections
  • May instruct and supervise others
  • Responsible for technical leadership and mentoring of NDT Staff.
  • Interface daily with the client about work priorities and progress of projects
  • Actively participate in client programs, planning and strategy sessions
  • Work closely with client to identify and remove obstacles
  • Actively participate in client safety initiatives, incident investigations, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Professional Band II: This is applicable to Qualified Level 2 and/or Qualified Lead Skill Level 3:
    • Technical/University degree or qualifying experience OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a field services role
    • For Qualified Skill Level 2 personnel who has completed most of the required technical skills methods/procedures set for level 1 and 2, gained knowledge and experience hours on them, and consistently exceeded soft-skills expectations set on professional band I
    • For Qualified Lead Skill Level 3 personnel, working knowledge of the various types of hardware and systems to be inspected/tested. Shows solid knowledge and experience on the required technical skills methods/procedures set for level 2 and started working on the required technical skills methods/procedures set for level 3. Knows where to go to get the proper drawings and specifications required for inspection of equipment and is familiar with the configuration and operation of systems. Understands the general scope and sequence of events for the all phases of inspection. The Lead is qualified to set up and calibrate equipment and to interpret and evaluate results with respect to applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitation of the methods for which qualified and should exercise assigned responsibility for on-the-job training and guidance of trainees and other personnel, as appropriate. Able to organize and report the results of tests and should be able to prepare written instructions and procedures subject to the approval of the Expert(SME). Soft-Skills Expectations: Understands basic principles of project management and the importance of communication and mitigation of risk. Capable of overseeing work and utilization of inspectors on inspection projects. Proficient in the utilization of Inspection Work Instructions, process specifications, QMS, etc. when planning and performing work. Identifies & submits suggestions for improvements in Work Instructions, Procedures, etc. Can oversee inspection teams
  • All levels require:
    • Analytical abilities, and great communication skills (for both co-workers and clients)
    • Advanced computer skills such as MS Word, Excel, & PowerPoint for data analysis, word processing and spreadsheet manipulation
    • Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required
    • Possess a valid driver's license
    • TWIC
    • Fluent in English language

Desired Characteristics

  • Current or prior NDT experience and certifications, preferably on heavy duty gas turbines
  • Willingness and ability to travel globally on short notice, and for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work safely with minimal supervision, prioritize, organize work, and meet strict deadlines