What I want to achieve as a UOP student.
I am currently employed as a Radiographer with Capital X-ray Services, a company
specializing in Industrial Radiography utilizing additional techniques in the form of
non-destruct testing. A radiographer uses gamma radiation as an exposure device to
produce images on film much like a flash on a camera. Industrial radiography is a
specialized field of non-destruct testing, a field in which one is able to see the defect the
I currently hold an Associates of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology from
Tulsa Welding School. Other areas of non-destructive testing include eddy current,
ultrasonic, magnetic particles testing, x-radiation and gamma radiation. As part of
welding technology, the field of non-destructive testing continues to grow as technology
expands and technicians are hard to find based on education and training standards.
Academic achievement is ongoing due to newer technology in the field of non-destruct
A Bachelors of Science in Business Management from UOP will enable me to
continue my academic education and will allow me to achieve my goal as a Certified
Welding Inspector. Inspection is one field of endeavor that brings the office personnel
together with the shop personnel through knowledge, skill and attitude. If there is one
individual who is probably the most important person in the industry, manufacturing, and
technical knowledge-it’s the inspector. As I learned the art of master welding, I also
learned of the aspects involved in becoming a certified welding inspector.
An inspector is responsible for accepting or rejecting materials by applying applicable