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NDI Technician II

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


China Lake, California, United States

Job Summary

AMENTUM is currently seeking a qualified Non Destructive Inspection (NDI) Technician II NAS 410 Level II in support of US Navy Operations. This position is governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). This contract consists of F-5 aircraft Organizational level (O-level).

The Non Destructive Inspection (NDI) Technician II Inspects aerospace weapon systems components and support equipment for structural integrity using nondestructive inspection methods and performs fluid analysis.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Determine test method, and prepares fluids and parts for nondestructive inspection.
2) Interpret nondestructive inspection test results, and provide information about defects to repair center.
3) Analyze wear metal content on engine lubricating oil and other fluids, and recommend corrective action.
4) Establish radiation areas for radiographic operations.
5) Compute and monitor personal exposure areas for radiographic operations, and monitor personnel exposure data.
6) Perform nondestructive inspection on structures, components, and systems.
7) Detect flaws such as cracks, delaminations, voids, processing defects, and heat damage using penetrant, eddy current, magnetic particle, radiographic, optical, and ultrasonic test equipment.
8) Determine metallurgical information of components according to alloy, temper, conductivity, and associated factors.
9) Operate, maintain, and inspect nondestructive equipment. Perform operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment and tools.
10) Ensure lock out and tag out procedures are accomplished prior to maintenance on equipment. Perform silver recovery functions.
11) Handle and dispose of hazardous waste and materials.
12) May be required to verify work performed by another for which he/she is qualified to perform.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste and smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme heat or cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or may include unsafe conditions, in which case questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues. Night work may be required. Position will require the ability to pass and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. Candidate also must pass an FBI fingerprint check prior to being offered employment. Position may require travel.

Minimum Requirements

  • A candidate with prior NDI Level II experience is mandatory.
  • High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum four (4) years actual and recent intermediate/depot level aircraft non-destructive inspector experience is required.
  • Must have completed military aviation maintenance training or aviation maintenance technical school curriculum or possess a certification from an accredited ASNT school.
  • Must be National Aerospace Standard (NAS) 410 qualified and certified IAW Air Force Instruction 21-101 and Technical Order 33B-1-1.
  • Must be qualified to direct and carry out tests in the method certified.
  • Shall be thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations of methods used. Shall know practical theory, be familiar with, and be able to use manuals and source books for assistance in utilizing techniques. Must be aware of the need for and limitations of reference standards. Knowledge of all types and location of typical defects for the fabrication methods used to manufacture parts.
  • Current level II certification with a minimum of four years of experience in performing NDT tasks (other than OAP) on engines is required or two years Cross Utilization Training (CUT) as Level I. Prior experience performing NDT tasks on assigned engine components is highly desired.
  • The ability to meet vision standards specified in NAS 410.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of cleaning and other necessary preparation of parts before or after NDT.
  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with prior F-5 experience highly desired.