By Roger Adenijiadele
NDT TalkFeb 15, 2022
NDT Talk Episode - "Help! I'm new here"
In today’s episode I answer some of the most common questions I’ve received since starting the podcast. How do I get into NDT? How do I move up? How much money should I be making?
For links to some of the schools and companies discussed in today’s episode see below:
NDT Schools and Training:
20 Best NDT Schools in the United States
NDT Talk Episode 9 - Charles Janecka Olympus NDT RVI and the future
Got to talk with the very intelligent and articulate Charles Janecka, manufacturing engineer for Olympus NDT RVI (remote visual inspection). We talked about Machine vision and the future or defect recognition software, fluorescent PT in inaccessible areas, and NDT in the time of Covid-19. Lots of great information in this one. Thanks for listening!
NDT Talk Episode 8 - Rand Ernst Central Piedmont Community College
I got to talk with Rand Ernst of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina about NDT education, Covid-19 effects on the industry, and what to expect throughout your NDT career. Check it out! Thanks!
NDT Talk Episode 7 - John Stewart AATA
John Stewart is an ASNT L3 in RT, UT, and PT. He works as a consultant and educator in the NDT field. He's worked for SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, NASA, and other new space companies to name a few. In 2015 he founded the American Aerospace Technical Academy to help develop and train prospective NDT technicians.
NDT Talk Episode 6 - Emilie Peloquin of Olympus NDT - TFM/FMC Ultrasonic Inspection
Interview with Emilie Peloquin of Olympus NDT. We discuss TFM/FMC (Total Focus Method/Full Matrix Capture) ultrasonics. She shares her background and how she got into NDT in the beginning. Also covered are some the advantages and disadvantages of the latest technology and which industries are already using it in the field.
More about TFM/FMC
NDT Talk Episode 5 - Phased Array UT, Small Business ownership, and CORONA VIRUS!
CWI, API PAUT Inspector and NDT Business Owner Steven Ray Fluharty sits down (IN PERSON) with me and we go over everything from corona virus, to field work, to ASNT Level 3 testing! Give it a listen!
NDT Talk Episode 4 - Louis Morello CR/DR
In this episode I get to talk to one of my best friends, Louis Morello. He talks about going from unsure post high school, to Navy, to technician, to welder, to finally arriving at NDT.
Also (briefly) discussed is the importance of getting involved in your local ASNT chapter meetings and the value that mentors play in NDT career development.
Thanks for listening - Kamar
NDT Talk Episode 3 - Henry Cook & Flynn Spears
Got to talk with two vets in the NDT game about Shearography and NDT sales. We covered everything from how to get in the industry to plane crashes, and where the industry is headed. Make sure to check this one out if you're looking for some career guidance about how to get started or how to transition from technician to salesperson. Oh, and we also got to laugh at some of my painful NDT moments.
NDT Talk Episode 2 - Thermography and Home Inspection
I had the pleasure of speaking with my good friend Wael Esmair co-owner of Home Data Inspection Services in Houston, TX about Infrared Thermography (IRT) in relation to home inspection. Along the way he filled me in on how to get started running your own company, what it takes to be an exceptional home inspector, and some of the industry pitfalls.
Listen to the episode to learn more.
Follow these links to get into the industry.
NDT Talk - Ep1
In the inaugural episode we outline:Who I Am Who This Is For Where We Go From Here e.g. Guests, Job Openings, Educational Discussions etc.