QSA Global & NSI ITW

X-ray Engineer / Technician

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Description/Job Summary

North Star Imaging, Inc., an ITW company, is the leading domestic manufacturer of turn-key 2D Digital X-ray and 3D X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems for the Industrial Nondestructive Testing industry. Industrial X-ray/CT scanning allows users to view and inspect both the external and internal structures of a part or object without opening it up or otherwise destroying the item. NSI’s technology is used by many different markets including Medical Devices, Electronics, Aerospace, Military/Defense, Castings, Plastics, Research and more. Industrial X-ray/CT scanning is frequently used for Research and Development, Failure Analysis, Quality Control/Assurance, Internal Measurements, High Speed 3D Scanning, 3D Metrology and more. North Star Imaging is not only a manufacturer of Industrial X-ray Systems, but also an X-ray Scanning Service Provider. NSI’s Inspection Services Group houses the most advanced X-ray/CT lab in the country and offers need based consulting services for anyone needing X-ray and/or Computed Tomography scanning. Companies throughout the world rely on NSI's expertise and equipment to create high quality, efficient and profitable products. Become a key player to our growing success and have the opportunity to excel in a high-tech and advancing industry.

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. This position is based at the NSI West Coast ISG Lab in Irvine, CA.





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 and computed tomography 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 x-ray 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.
  • Provide operational support to the Business Development Manager and Inside Sales Representative.
  • Complete daily records of project completed.
  • Maintain equipment per NSI guidelines.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on x-ray equipment.
  • Shipping and receiving of customer supplied parts and deliverables.
  • Travel up to 10% to customer sites or company headquarters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • General technical aptitude
  • Knowledge of X-ray principals
  • 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

Required Experience

3+ years of experiece is required.

Preferred Experience

5+ years of experience is preferred.

Required Education

Specialized Training or an Associate's Degress is required.

Preferred Education

A Bachelor's Degree is preferred.


North Star Imaging provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ educational endeavours, wellness and financial security. Benefits include:

  • Medical and dental coverage
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with company match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance up to 8x the salary
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 3:1 Corporate Match of charitable contributions
  • Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more

Candidates must:

  • Pass pre-employment drug test and background check which includes driving record
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Provide verification of authorization to work in the United States
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QSA Global & NSI ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected
by law.