Personal Goals

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Personal Goals 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 material on film. 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, t Continue...


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. As a student of UOP, I can pursue my goal of earning my degree and furthering my education as a professional technician and inspector. Academic achievement is ongoing due to newer technology in the field of non-destruct testing. he field of non-destructive testing continues to grow as technology expands and technicians are hard to find based on education and training standards. It isn't to enough know the trade aspects of a profession but the business aspects as well. Inspectors that are certified will inspect pipelines, pressure vessels, bridges, structures and other types of manufactured or fabricated welds. My original goal was to be a master welder, but after completing the degree course, I elected to pursue a career as a certified welding inspector. It is my personal goal to continue my education in non-destruct testing through education and practical examination, and to combine my technical and academic education in my chosen field. If there is one 2 individual who is probably the most important person in the industry, manufacturing, and technical knowledge-it's the inspector. My primary goal is to pursue my career with a "well-rounded knowledge of business principals. An inspector is responsible for accepting or rejecting materials by applying applicable code procedures based on established formats and accepting or rejecting fabrication andor standards. Inspection requires academic instruction as well as lab proficiency. In today's technological world, education is mandatory. Due to my years of experience as a welder and working closely working with inspectors in areas of non-destructive testing, other fields of inspection such as non-destruct testing were available As a result of my welding degree, I was able to be qualified as a radiographer.