The Services required are of an advanced NDE nature and very specific to the history of the equipment and R&D of the OPG-IMS Phased Array lab. The client will require an extensive history in developing these systems at Ontario Power Generation and therefore can provide the required specific technical support/knowledge transfer to the existing technical staff in the current environment of significant retirement/attrition numbers. The client will also require extensive background in the development, training and execution of Phased Array inspections on turbine and generator components.
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Provide NDE consulting services on IRI specific problems and projects until the end of 2019. Duties will be comprised of remote formulation of reports, answering technical questions and/or in-house lab work as required.
Already have the NDT specialist competencies in Advanced NDT methods (Phased Array UT).
Develop, deploy and execute inspection activities focused on advanced NDT methods.
Prepare technical work instructions and develop procedures and techniques.
Perform laboratory and field investigations; provide support in lab or field environments by conducting tests or troubleshooting equipment.
Assist in the design, assembly, deployment and maintenance of tooling equipment, processes, systems and development of NDT methods.
Work with newly acquired technology intended to enhance performance of the NDT Team.
Collaborate with team to lead development of new technology applications.
Prepare technical documentation such as technical specifications, field implementation procedures, inspection and test plans, operating manuals, etc.
As a technical specialist, perform investigations and technical studies for customers.
Respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and help resolve customer-raised issues/problems.
Ensure customer satisfaction by following good quality and safety practices in all aspects of work performed.
Maintain quality records.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in non-destructive testing (NDT) with emphasis on Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection Techniques.
Knowledge of typical NDT industrial codes and standards.
Good working knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Ultra Vision (or equivalent).
Requires knowledge of mechanical components, visual inspection equipment, machining, testing and maintenance of tooling devices and system.
Experience with probability of detection studies through use of analytical software (i.e. CIVA) or laboratory based studies.
A professional diploma (DEP) or CEGEP degree (AEC/DEC) in Engineering or have equivalent experience.
Possess Canadian General Standard Board (CGSB) certifications, level 2 or level 3 in more than one method (including either UT or ET) or equivalent knowledge.
Demonstrated experience in successfully developing NDE Phased array Inspections, with a focus on Turbine or Turbine components
Proven experience in the Development of Phased array Ultrasonic Inspection Techniques.
Strong background and experience at Ontario Power Generation or its subsidiaries.
Strong background working around steam turbine generator systems.
Outstanding qualitative research, in the development of inspection reference and calibration samples.
Ability to synthesize interview data and integrate into meaningful reports and recommendations.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
High degree of comfort working in an unstructured environment that requires solving complex, open-ended issues with incomplete data and little direction.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Ability to be self-directed and contribute to engagements.
Collegial team player who can work in a small team environment.
Ability to work well under pressure and act in utmost confidentiality with sensitive leadership information.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to work effectively with and influence senior leaders.
Diplomacy, poise, maturity and empathy are all key attributes for success.