173 – NDE Inspector – Level II

Job Number: 167

Location: Batavia, New York

Industry: Electrical Power – Nuclear


The NDE Inspector – Level II reports directly to the QC Supervisor or his/her designate, utilizes drawings, blueprints, dimensional tolerances, weld symbols, non-destructive exam and specification to perform product inspection duties with a good understanding of welding operations, welding procedures, calibrations, order specifications, and the use of precision measuring equipment.  Witnesses evaluation of test procedures and final acceptance of units.

The Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance Support integrates maintenance services and site project activities into plant operations to ensure safe and reliable cost efficient operation.


  • Inspects weld joint preparations, joint fit-ups such as edge preparations (include root and face beveling), dimensions, cleanliness, root opening, tracking, and backing as applicable.
  • Performs dimensional lay out inspection of parts for burning and machining operations.
  • Interprets drawings, dimensional tolerances, weld symbols, non-destructive examination symbols and specifications.
  • Monitors and verifies proper filler metal usage and storage of filler metal.
  • Monitors and verifies during welding, pre-heat and inter-pass temperatures, root passes, root penetration prior to welding second side, cleaning between passes, appearance of passes on comparison to acceptance standards.
  • Monitors and verifies application of approved welding procedures and calibration equipment, welders and operators.
  • Inspects parts or products received against purchase order specifications.
  • Examines machined parts or products using precision measuring devices such as calipers and micrometers and other measuring tools applicable to the operations.
  • Performs other non-destructive examinations in categories as certified.
  • Performs mechanical testing, witnesses and evaluates pressure test results.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records.
  • Will observe safe work procures and conform to good housekeeping standards.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the QC Supervisor or his/her designate.
  • Ability to work well with others within and outside of department.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous tasks.


  • High school diploma or GED/BOCES required
  • Must pass proficiency test.
  • Must be able to achieve level II Certs as required
  • Required to pass an eye examination including color blindness test.
  • Good interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Experience in RT/UT preferred.


To Apply for this opportunity:

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Please note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About The McLain Group:

The McLain Group specializes in providing top talent for a variety of positions in the nuclear power industry. We are experienced at identifying the right people to meet critical staffing needs as well as the right jobs to meet career objectives. We are committed to satisfying both clients and candidates. To learn more, please visit www.themclaingroup.net