Best and brightest nondestructive testing (NDT) talent will compete to uncover flaws in a variety of structural configurations, representing the industry’s first and only competition of its kind

New York, NY—Atlas Evaluation & Inspection Services (AEIS), a leading testing, inspection, and certification company, announced the first-ever Goel Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Challenge will take place this December 3-4, 2021 at the firm’s headquarters at 801 Montrose Avenue in South Plainfield, NJ. Nagesh Goel, President and Co-Founder of AEIS, made the announcement.

“Ultrasonic testing is one of the most powerful tools in the NDT toolbox, used on some of today’s most important infrastructure projects to identify flaws before they become problems,” stated Mr. Goel. “We are proud to host the first-ever Goel Ultrasonic Testing Challenge this year, providing inspection professionals from all over the nation the opportunity to complete a series of UT challenges, competing for the grand-prize of $5,000.”

Inspection and ultrasonic testing professionals are invited to participate in the Goel UT Challenge, and may sign up at https://www.aeis.com/GOELUT/. The participants must be UT Level II (SNT-TC-1A/ ISO 9712), with at least two years of structural UT experience.

There will be two rounds to the challenge. Round one will host up to 56 participants, and shall take place on Friday, December 3rd. After round one, six skilled candidates shall advance to round two, which shall be held on Saturday, December 4th.

A technician who has experience in structural ultrasonic testing can navigate these challenges through skill and utilizing special procedures. Utilizing NDT inspection of infrastructure projects, including ultrasonic testing and advanced ultrasonic testing techniques such as Phased Array UT, is a cornerstone of AEIS’ work. AEIS has created the Goel UT Challenge to recognize and celebrate the best structural UT technicians of our generation.

“NDT offers valuable career opportunities for those interested in working in this growing field,” Mr. Goel stated. “For over 12 years, AEIS has been providing testing, inspection and certification solutions to help clients and projects create the best possible outcomes and the greatest level of public safety. We look forward to celebrating the next generation of UT talent.”

NDT testing services help determine the integrity and features of infrastructure, materials and structures, helping project owners ensure compliance, meet material standards, and quality assurance. As the United States’ infrastructure currently scores a C-, NDT jobs are estimated to grow by 6-7% nationally, with an increased need for trained and experienced NDT professionals.

About AEIS

Atlas Evaluation & Inspection Services (AEIS) is a premier infrastructure inspection, evaluation and testing company based in South Plainfield, NJ. AEIS offers best-in-class inspection services that result in optimal and safe outcomes that lead to continue further improvements in delivery of clients’ products and services. AEIS serves clients across the tri-state area and nationwide, creating stronger infrastructure and higher quality installations by performing tests and inspections, while meeting clients’ safety goals. Founded by Nagesh and Puja Goel, AEIS holds Minority, Women-Owned, Small, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certifications. For more information, please visit www.aeis.com.

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