NDT Technician

Job Description


We are seeking an NDT (Non Destructive Testing) Technician to join our Service Operations Support team. You will be responsible for completing onsite field work, applying non-destructive testing (NDT) technologies and mechanical equipment knowledge to complete Digital Gear Inspections (DGI), Rapid Scan shell mapping (RS) and other services.

Your role plays a crucial part in ensuring the highest level of technical expertise and you will become certified to Metso’s Training Program.

This position can be based from our Mackay, Brisbane, Newcastle or Orange locations. Our team culture is positive and we work well together as a team.

In this position, you will report to the Senior Manager, Service Operations – APA East.

What you’ll do
• Ensure all equipment is functional, correctly setup, calibrated and maintained.
• Liaise with internal and site stakeholders to compile detailed site inspection plans and schedules. 
• Oversee all aspects of inspection execution on customer sites.
• Complete gear cleaning using Metso proprietary system and automated equipment.
• Perform Digital Gear Inspections (DGI), RapidScan (RS) and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).
• Apply testing criteria in accordance with company specifications for both conventional and advanced NDT methods.
• Perform stress relieving of cracks in gear teeth as required and in accordance with company specifications and procedures.
• Provide direction, guidance, and mentorship for the continuous development of trainee technicians and assigned trades assistants.
• Provide technical liaison services between clients, product divisions and sales personnel.
• Escalate issues to Technical Support and Engineering.
• Prepare detailed inspection reports, time sheets and expenses after site visits in a timely manner.  
• Participate in technical evaluations and analysis of machine component failures including Root Cause Analysis (RCA) where applicable.
• Promote Metso products and services to clients.

Some interstate and some international travel may apply.

Who you are
• NDT level II or above qualifications in Magnetic Particle (MT), Liquid Penetrant (LP), Ultrasonic (UT) and Thermography (IR) testing. 
• Qualifications and/or experience using Eddy Current Array (ECA) desirable.
• Heavy industrial or mine site experience is essential. Knowledge of mill and/or kiln gearing and failure modes desirable.
• Aptitude for fault-finding and natural attention to detail is essential.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and report writing skills are essential.
• Intermediate computer literacy in MS Office – Word and Excel.
• Hold current or be able to obtain Work at Heights (WAH) and Elevated Work Platform (EWP) qualifications.
• Must have current motor vehicle license, be physically fit and pass company medical.
• Satisfy various client site access requirements (inductions and drug tests).
• Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and schematics.
• Competency in all aspects of risk management and safety compliance.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally within short notice.
• Productively work remotely (while travelling) for extended periods, extended hours or on weekends.

What's in it for you

• A work environment where safety is always the number one priority – both your physical and mental health is our priority
• A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
• Additional Annual Leave benefit for all permanent and maximum term employees
• Wellbeing and safety - Benefit from occupational healthcare, generous benefits plan, healthy living rewards, mental well-being services, and engagement surveys
• Gender Neutral Paid Parental Leave of 18 weeks at full pay
• Paid Volunteer Leave so you can give back to the local community or an organisation of your choice
• Active Social Club and company wide social events as your social wellness is important to us
• Comprehensive medical benefits including discounted private health insurance for employees and immediate family 
• A thriving culture - We are committed to developing an inclusive culture that enables everyone to do their best and reach their full potential. A culture that is courageous, compelling, and caring, and unites our people to build a sustainable future together. 
• Extensive learning opportunities - Ongoing growth dialogues, internal mobility, mentoring programs, education assistance, ambitious projects, and global opportunities
• Company provided Salary Continuance insurance cover.

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This role comes with some physical work requirements.

Metso is a frontrunner in providing sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By helping our customers increase their productivity, improve their energy and water efficiency and environmental performance with our process and product expertise, we are the partner for positive change.