Industrial X-ray Technician

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Description/Job Summary

NSI’s X-ray Technicians perform a wide variety of duties associated with performing x-ray & CT inspection services. The primary function of this role is to perform x-ray & CT inspection services on customer supplied products in accordance with customer requirements, written directions and standard industry practices. X-ray technician will work to complete customer specified projects in East Coast Lab. The secondary function of this role is to perform various tasks to assist with the daily operations of the company’s East Coast office contract services.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with industry leading companies to visualize the interior of their product using world class digital x-ray imaging products.
  • Help customers with failure analysis, product development, R&D and production level projects by utilizing digital radiography (DR) and computed tomography (CT) equipment.
  • Develop DR and CT techniques and perform imaging on customer supplied product.
  • Reconstruct and compile scan data with completed deliverables as per customer requirements.
  • Develop creative sample fixturing methods to increase efficiency of the digital x-ray imaging process.
  • Work with Business Development Manager to quote projects and propose scanning solutions to meet and exceed customer’s requirements.
  • Customer service - interaction with clients and potential clients both on phone and in person to include webinars, onsite meetings, technical expertise, reports and presentations.
  • Perform post processing analysis on CT scan data according to customer requirements (e.g. metrology, CAD comparison, porosity analysis, automated inspection).
  • Maintain and continually develop world class leading DR and CT knowledge.
  • Must have ability to pass ASNT level II test, basic digital radiography and advanced CT courses once hours are documented and completed.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate NSI software and hardware products to prospective customers 5-10% of time
  • Provide operational support to the Business Development Manager
  • Complete daily records of project completed
  • Maintain equipment per NSI guidelines
  • Perform preventive maintenance on x-ray equipment
  • Assist with processing of orders and shipment of customer supplied parts
  • Shipping and receiving of customer supplied parts and deliverables
  • Travel up to 10% to customer sites or company headquarters
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to perform overtime & weekend work as needed

Required Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • General technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor & appearance
  • Good computer skills; general windows operations and networks
  • Ability to achieve ASNT Level II within 1 year

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Computed Tomography or Radiography or other Non-Destructive Techniques.
  • Knowledge of X-ray principals
  • Experience with CAD and/or other 3D rendering programs.
  • Drawings and schematics reading
  • Education based in STEM

Required Education

An associate's degree in a STEM discipline is required to be considered for this position.

Preferred Education

A Bachelor’s Degree within a STEM discipline is highly preferred.


Along with opportunities for career growth and development North Star provides a comprehensive benefits package, in conjunction with ITW, that supports our employees’ educational endeavors, wellness and financial security. Here are some of the features our comprehensive package has to offer:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance up to 8x the salary
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more

Additional Requirements:

  • Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks (which includes driving record) are required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required for this position.
  • A good driving record is necessary.
  • Must be able to provide documentation to prove you are legally able to work in the United States.
  • North Star Imaging enforces a policy of a drug free workforce.
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