The Surehand Spotlight shares some of the thousands and thousands of stories in NDT and industrial inspection, shining a bright light on the honorable men and women who work tirelessly to ensure asset integrity and keep us all safe. Meet Jimmy Alcon, a Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI) from rural North Carolina.
We began our quest to answer these questions almost two years ago, when we were tapped by a Silicon Valley incubator to learn more about the industrial inspection industry—NDT, NDE, CWI, API, NACE and others—and the dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to keep us safe.
If you’d told us a couple of years ago that we’d focus our work on transforming how hiring gets done in industrial inspection, we’d probably have looked at you funny and asked, “NDT? Non-destructive testing? Huh? Never heard of it.