Practitioner Profile

Stetson Watkins

Stetson Watkins is an engineering student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is also currently an NDT Level III technician for the U.S. Department of Defense contractor working with the United States Air Force at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. He received his associate’s degree in quality control management after completing the NDT program at Spartan College of Aeronautics & technology.

Upon graduating from Spartan, Stetson moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to begin his NDT career working in the business aviation industry. While in Florida, he worked with a variety of aircraft and gained a wide range of experience by meeting the requirements of several different aircraft manufacturers. After working in Florida for 3 years, Stetson and his family moved to New Mexico to start his work as a contractor for the USAF. His NDT experience consists of PT, MT, ET, UT, RT, and optical prism inspections.