Assistant Technician

  • Direct Hire
  • Columbia, SC
  • Salary: $15.00
  • NDT Tech

MISTRAS Group, Inc
195 Clarksville Road

Princeton Junction, NJ 8550
(609) 716-4144
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Assistant Technician

The Assistant Technician will assist the Level II NDE Technician with the designated NDT method activities while gaining experience and knowledge.


• Assist technicians with setting up and tearing down of equipment
• Perform routine and preventive maintenance tasks, calibrations, and overall upkeep of equipment and facilities.
• Assist with proper documentation and reports of services provided.
• Learn and abide by company policies and procedures.
• Those hired to perform work as an Assistant Radiographer or Radiographer Trainee are also responsible for the following:
• May only operate radiographic equipment under the direct visual watch and supervision of a radiographer or radiographic instructor.
• Maintain constant surveillance and immediate control of industrial radiographic equipment at all times while it is use.
• Secure industrial radiographic equipment from unauthorized removal at all times, when not tended under constant surveillance and immediate control.
• Prevent all unauthorized personnel from being within the restricted area boundaries while industrial radiographic equipment is in use.
• Provide the required notification to appropriate safety management personnel in the event of an incident, and to provide assistance as needed.
• Capable of being certified as trustworthy and reliable per NRC criteria.


• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks and respond to short notice work assignments which requires occasional out of town and overnight travel.
• Must be able to communicate with clients, supervisors, and co-workers.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record.
• Ability to read technical documents and engineering specifications is preferred.
• Proven ability to follow precise directions and procedures.
• Proven ability to adapt to an ever-changing schedule.

The following requirements are also needed for individuals hired as an Assistant Radiographer or Radiographer Trainee:


Working Conditions:
• Field duties require outdoor work in a plant environment.
• Working in plant and/or shop areas around production machinery with extreme noise levels.
• Must be able to wear safety equipment as required by the safety department for personal protection.
• May be at more than one job site on a daily basis and must be able to tolerate changes in climate.
• May be required to travel out of town on a periodic basis.

Essential Physical Functions:
• Ability to frequently lift and carry 50 pounds.
• Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits employee to communicate effectively.
• Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits employee to conduct investigations.
• Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits the employee to perform routine office duties.
• Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodations to perform office duties and travel when necessary to off-site locations.
• Sufficient personal mobility to maneuver within a refinery or plant environment to include the ability to gain access to elevated platforms via ladders and stairwells.

Mistras Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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