• NDT Etch Technician

    Job Locations US-CT-South Windsor
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for an Etch Technician to be qualified to set up, operate and maintain equipment, to perform etch and to interpret, evaluate and document the results in accordance with procedures approved by a Level III. An Etch Technician shall also be familiar with the codes, standards, and other contractual documents utilized at Element. An Etch Technician shall be thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations for the technique/method to which certified. In this role the Etch Technician will be responsible for providing reliable results while paying close attention to safety and project timelines.


    • Establishing daily etch rates using the weight loss method.
    • Masking Parts
    • Racking Parts
    • Waste treatment
    • General knowledge of all chemical processes performed at EMT
    • Tank Maintenance / Make up.
    • Ability to accurately analyze and interpret test data with the ability to report the test results in a clear and well written manner
    • Maintain related test equipment and tools in good working condition
    • Complete assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Skills / Qualifications

    • High school graduate
    • Etching metal plating experience a plus
    • Technician must successfully pass certification exam within the first (6) months in his/her position, as required by NADCAP checklist
    • Familiar with industry codes and standards a plus, but willing to train
    • To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
    • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • Vision Requirements - Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, normal color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Impairments of vision are acceptable if corrected to acceptable levels with appropriate devices (glasses)


    NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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