Senior NDT Technician

Website Trinity Industries

Senior NDT Technician Job Highlights

Title Senior NDT Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 4 Years
Function Maintenance/Repair Services
Location Fort Worth, TX, United States
Company Trinity Industries

Company Profile

Trinity Industries is North America’s premier provider of railcar products and services. The company provides products that are an integral part of the supply chain and help fuel the lives and economy.

Job Profile

The company (TrinityRail Maintenance Services) is searching for a Senior NDT Technician who will non-destructively test preventive maintenance, structural, and mechanical repairs.

Follow appropriate procedures and diagnostic inspection for determining and approving work orders.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience
  • Previous experience in quality control/assurance in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Previous railroad repair experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to obtain NDT Level II certifications in accordance with TrinityRail’s written practice
  • Current Ultrasonic Testing Level II Certification and any NDT certifications as follows are a plus – Liquid Penetrant Test Method (PT), Remote Visual Test Method (RVI), Visual Test Method (VT)


  • Accurately measure to specifications
  • Assist in the completion of all tasks to meet deadlines
  • Enter tank cars via a manway opening approximately 20 inches in diameter
  • Follow all safety rules and practices
  • Inspect railcar qualification requirements, railcar repair, valve repair, and paint/coating tasks to ensure compliance with FRA, AAR, Company, and customer requirements, standards, and procedures.
  • May be involved in safety committees or initiatives
  • Perform complex troubleshooting and repair of NDT Equipment
  • Utilize basic hand tools
  • Work from blueprints or other specifications/schematics
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Ability to communicate technical information
  • Ability to instruct employees on proper railcar maintenance activities using established NDT procedures and training materials
  • Ability to perform on-the-job NDT training and provide guidance to trainees and NDT Level I personnel
  • Basic mechanical aptitude to read drawings and ability to use railroad gauges, testing techniques, and test equipment
  • Have a strong knowledge of UT Shear water inspection of welds to ASME and AWS CODE
  • Knowledge and understanding of welding and welding inspection
  • Knowledge of industry-specific tests and test equipment
  • Technical knowledge and skills to be qualified to set up and standardize NDT equipment and to interpret and evaluate results concerning applicable codes, standards, and specifications
  • Working knowledge of computers, operating systems, and Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel).
  • Ability to comprehend and quickly learn complex procedures, standards, and regulations
  • Documented classroom training hours and experience hours for the NDT method employed


  • The company offers a benefits package that includes Paid Time Off, Maternity/Parental Paid Leave, Health Savings Account with a Company Contribution, Health Care & Dependent Care FSA’s, 401(k) Plan with 6% Company Match, Professional Development, Recognition Incentives, and Service Awards.

Employer’s Statement

Trinity Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers candidates for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

To apply for this job please visit

Scroll to Top
Welding Machine Types Welding Procedure Specification AWS Welding Certifications AWS D1.1:2020 Changes Welding Joint Types DCEN and DCEP Polarity