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NDT Physicist

Job Details

Hiring Organization NOV
Post Name NDT Physicist
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77051

Job duties:

  • Develop ultrasonic and electromagnetic inspection systems for tubular goods.
  • Develop new processes and methods for nondestructive tubular testing.
  • Design and perform experiments to optimize inspection systems and methods and conduct in-plant tests using phased array and EMI systems to characterize quality inspection process capabilities and issues.
  • Work with electrical, mechanical, and software engineers for new equipment design, manufacturing, and testing.
  • Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and delivering oral presentations.
  • Resolve any inspection issues that may be encountered in practical operations.


  • BS or higher degrees in Physics, Engineering, NDT Science, Material Science, or a related field.
  • Candidate must have the ability to learn new and innovative technologies (including their principles and practical implementations) and gain a good understanding of the latest development on NDT technologies.
  • Proficiency in the development of nondestructive evaluation systems and methods.
  • Knowledge and experience in phased array ultrasonic testing and/or electromagnetic inspection (magnetic flux leakage or eddy current).
  • Good working knowledge of programming (C, C++ or C#, Matlab), data acquisition and analysis, signal processing, electronics, ultrasonic transducers, and instrumentation.
  • Expertise in using signal and image processing tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform analytical and laboratory research work.
  • Signal/Image processing development expertise preferred.
  • Highly innovative, self-motivated, and able to conduct research independently.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work both individually and in a team.

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