Harrison Steel Castings Co.
  • Quality
  • Attica, IN, USA
  • $15.45+
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits available after 90 days include vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and company-sponsored health clinic.

Summary: Responsible for checking the internal soundness of castings through nondestructive testing procedures to ensure customer requirements are achieved and are in compliance. Once trained, this position will work our 3rd shift, which is normally 11pm-7am.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Gamma Rays castings in priority order.
  • Logs daily utilization of equipment and daily utilization of radiation source.
  • Performs and logs daily maintenance check of radiographic devices and warning equipment.
  • Records pocket dosimeter readings daily.
  • Requisitions departmental supplies.
  • Ultrasonically tests castings when required per specification(s).
  • Starts up, operates, shuts down, cleans, maintains and replenishes chemicals for all equipment used for RT and UT.
  • Locates and transfers all casting to be gamma rayed.
  • Organizes and files gamma ray film.
  • Fills out any and all log sheets, checks sheets and/or records required.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Time Stamps completed work.
  • Follows job work instructions and training matrix, where applicable.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities for a Lead Operator:

  • Schedules the efficient work flow within the Gamma Ray Facility in conjunction with the Soundness Supervisor.
  • Prepares and continuously reviews the Technique Sheets for throughput and/or quality improvements.
  • Evaluates, troubleshoots, and repairs all equipment used by the department.
  • Leads problem solving efforts and works with the Soundness Supervisor to implement improvements. Actively seeks, identifies, and suggests improvements for areas, processes, and people, including reviewing UT & RT results with appropriate materials engineers and monitoring results from changes.
  • Prepares, packages, and removes radioactive sources for shipment.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers as directed.
  • Performs Liquid Penetrant Tests as needed.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; is able to read and interpret written information; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.                                         


To perform this job 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.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • RT on the job training 2000 hours
  • Proficient in training and demonstrating the proper execution of textbook lessons and other training aids to assist in the certification of other Soundness Technicians.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

Basic knowledge of computers is required.

Certificates and Licenses:

Soundness Technician Level C:

Is able to perform all of the essential duties and responsibilities from above, with minimal to no supervision. He/she can only perform radiography once certified to RT Level I & II.

Soundness Technician Level B Training Required:

  • RT Level I&II-40 hours each, Certification required every 5 years
  • UT: Can either have a working knowledge of or be Level I&II Certified.
  • Radiation Safety Certification (IRRSP Cert.)
  • Valid Fork Truck license

Soundness Technician Level A

  • RT Level I&II-40 hours each, Certification required every 5 years
  • UT Level I&II-40 hours each, Certification required every 3 years
  • Radiation Safety Certification (IRRSP Cert.)
  • Valid Fork Truck license
  • Inspection and Maintenance of Industrial Radiography Equipment - 16 hours
  • Is able to prepare Gamma Ray and Ultrasonic quotes.
  • Prepares shooting sketches in accordance with customer specifications as needed.
  • Performs film interpretation (RT).
  • Interprets UT scans and compares results to specifications.
  • Has a working knowledge of Phased Array.

Soundness Technician Lead Operator:

  • Has successfully completed and is current on any/all Soundness Technician Level A, B, and C certifications, qualifications, and licenses as required above.
  • Must be able to achieve and maintain Liquid Penetrant Testing Level 2 Certification.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of radiation. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather);work near moving mechanical parts;work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather);extreme heat (non-weather); risk of electrical shock and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to distinguish colors. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Harrison Steel Castings Co.
  • Apply Now

    with our quick 3 minute Application!

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

    By clicking the button above, I agree to ApplicantPro's Applicant Information Use Policy.

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share this Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
Logo Contact us today! / Highly Engineered... About Us Capabilities Value Added Quality Philosophy Gallery