The role of Ultrasonic Tester Turnouts - National involves testing plain rail and field welds using ultrasonic equipment. It includes determining test requirements, conducting testing using hand directed equipment, conducting visual examination and measurement of welds, identifying and classifying defects, and completing all required documentation.
It also includes: test switches, crossings and other special components in turnouts using ultrasonic and other non-destructive testing equipment. It includes: determining test requirements, conducting ultrasonic testing using hand directed equipment, and conducting non-destructive testing.
NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out. These are to be used as a guide only.
This role is included in the National Track and Civil Matrix.