NDE Technician

San Marcos, TX

Travel: No travel pays or per diem

Looking for a great place to begin a career?

Join one of the world's largest privately owned industrial pipe fabrication facilities. 

Epic Piping offers competitive pay as well as a range of employee benefits, including health, dental, vision, and 401k.  


· Ensure compliance with safety and environment guidelines, policies, and regulations.

• Perform NDE inspections on welded products in progress and completed jobs.

• Inspect weld jobs for defects such as cracks, porosity, undercut etc. with applicable NDE methods.

• Record results of tests and inspections.

• Plans and conducts the analysis, inspection, test, and/or integration to assure the quality of assigned product or component.

• Reviews all NDE inspections on components and provides input to the decision of whether to accept or reject the product.

• Document’s data obtained during all quality assurance activities, consistent with company policies and procedures.

• Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards.

• Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications.

• Measure dimensions of defects to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.

• Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.

• Notify supervisors or other personnel of production or quality problems.

• Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.

• Collect or select samples for testing or for use as models.

• Write test or inspection reports describing results, recommendations, or needed repairs.

• Compare colors, shapes, textures, or grades of products or materials with color charts, templates, or samples to verify conformance to standards.

• Recommend necessary corrective actions, based on inspection results.

• Clean, maintain, calibrate, or repair measuring instruments or test equipment,

• Read dials or meters to verify that equipment is functioning at specified levels.

• Check arriving materials to ensure that they match purchase orders, submitting discrepancy reports as necessary.

• Inspect or test raw materials, parts, or products to determine compliance with environmental standards.

• Position products, components, or parts for testing.

• Stack or arrange tested products for further processing, shipping, or packaging.

• Adjust, clean, or repair products or processing equipment to correct defects found during inspections.

• Monitor machines that automatically measure, sort, or inspect products.

• Disassemble defective parts or components, such as inaccurate or worn gauges or measuring instruments.

• Administer tests to assess whether welders or operators are qualified to use equipment.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in NDE.   

Experience:  2-3 years related experience. 

Computer Skills:  None specifically required.   

Certifications & Licenses: Previous NDE certifications, Certified Welding Inspector AWS-CWI/SCWI, CSWIP 3.1/3.2, ASNT VT Level II/III

Epic Piping provides unmatched experience servicing the chemical, power, refining, offshore, and oil & gas industries.