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NDT/NDE Radiography Technician Entry to Mid-Level

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have openings for Nondestructive Testing (NDT)/Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Radiography Technicians or Technologists to provide basic to moderately complex technical support for radiographic operations utilizing various NDT/NDE systems. You will work as part of the NDT/NDE team by providing technical support to a variety of Laboratory missions as needed. This work will involve being trained and certified to work with hazardous materials including radioactive and explosives materials. You will utilize a variety of industrial x-ray (non-isotope) techniques including radiographic film (RT), direct read flat panel detectors (DR), phosphor storage imaging plates (IP), computed radiography (CR), computed tomography (CT), and flash radiography (FXR). You may be trained and certified in other NDT/NDE methods such as ultrasonic techniques (UT) including phased array (PAUT), immersion, and contact ultrasonics, visual (VT), leak testing (LT), and others. You may be assigned to work in remote locations [i.e., Tracy, CA (Site 300), Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)]. Some overtime and occasional to frequent travel may be required to meet program goals.  This position is in the Materials Engineering Division (MED).

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will

  • Provide basic technical support while applying fundamental knowledge to NDE staff working under close supervision.
  • Apply basic knowledge of industrial x-ray equipment using radiographic film/phosphor storage imaging plates, flash radiography, flat panel detectors for digital radiography and/or computed tomography.
  • Apply basic knowledge of industrial ultrasonic contact techniques.
  • Perform basic equipment maintenance and system testing.
  • Collect data using fundamental knowledge of NDT/NDE methods.
  • Follow written/verbal operational and safety procedures.
  • Practice good housekeeping in experimental, work, and office areas.
  • Follow ES&H, security, and best business practice requirements and policies .
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 533.2 level

  • Provide general technical support while applying fundamental knowledge to NDE staff and customers working under general supervision.
  • Perform moderately complex NDE operations, maintenance, system testing and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Provide general mechanical fabrication in support of NDE projects.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate degree in engineering, mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing technology, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience; or a technology related certificate or diploma with related work experience and related course work; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technical or engineering field that includes mechanical training.
  • Completion of Level I classroom training requirements and passed the general examination(s) with ≥80% in Radiographic Testing (RT)/Ultrasonic Testing (UT) per the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) SNT-TC-1A or equivalent.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification(s) in RT/UT Level I/II per ASNT SNT-TC-1A or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge/use of industrial x-ray/ultrasonic methods and support equipment i.e., film processors, scanners, etc.
  • Basic skills with hand and power tools, personal computers, and software (Microsoft Office).
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow documentation to perform basic NDE test methods.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. and work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to travel.

Additional qualifications at the Mid-Level (533.2):

  • Completion of Level II classroom training requirements and passed the general examination(s) with ≥80% in RT/UT per ASNT SNT-TC-1A or equivalent.
  • Intermediate skills and experience interpreting NDE codes and techniques.
  • Intermediate knowledge of industrial x-ray/ultrasonic equipment and support equipment i.e., film processors, scanners, etc.
  • Intermediate skills and understanding of moderately complex radiographic and ultrasonic techniques.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
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LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will

  • Provide basic technical support while applying fundamental knowledge to NDE staff working under close supervision.
  • Apply basic knowledge of industrial x-ray equipment using radiographic film/phosphor storage imaging plates, flash radiography, flat panel detectors for digital radiography and/or computed tomography.
  • Apply basic knowledge of industrial ultrasonic contact techniques.
  • Perform basic equipment maintenance and system testing.
  • Collect data using fundamental knowledge of NDT/NDE methods.
  • Follow written/verbal operational and safety procedures.
  • Practice good housekeeping in experimental, work, and office areas.
  • Follow ES&H, security, and best business practice requirements and policies .
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 533.2 level

  • Provide general technical support while applying fundamental knowledge to NDE staff and customers working under general supervision.
  • Perform moderately complex NDE operations, maintenance, system testing and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Provide general mechanical fabrication in support of NDE projects.
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  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate degree in engineering, mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing technology, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience; or a technology related certificate or diploma with related work experience and related course work; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technical or engineering field that includes mechanical training.
  • Completion of Level I classroom training requirements and passed the general examination(s) with ≥80% in Radiographic Testing (RT)/Ultrasonic Testing (UT) per the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) SNT-TC-1A or equivalent.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification(s) in RT/UT Level I/II per ASNT SNT-TC-1A or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge/use of industrial x-ray/ultrasonic methods and support equipment i.e., film processors, scanners, etc.
  • Basic skills with hand and power tools, personal computers, and software (Microsoft Office).
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow documentation to perform basic NDE test methods.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. and work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to travel.

Additional qualifications at the Mid-Level (533.2):

  • Completion of Level II classroom training requirements and passed the general examination(s) with ≥80% in RT/UT per ASNT SNT-TC-1A or equivalent.
  • Intermediate skills and experience interpreting NDE codes and techniques.
  • Intermediate knowledge of industrial x-ray/ultrasonic equipment and support equipment i.e., film processors, scanners, etc.
  • Intermediate skills and understanding of moderately complex radiographic and ultrasonic techniques.

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Posted: 2022-05-24 Expires: 2022-07-23

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