Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details

NDI Technician II

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


Comayagua, Comayagua, Honduras

Job Summary

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

  • Determine test method and prepare fluids and parts for nondestructive inspection.
  • Interpret nondestructive inspection test results and provide information about defects to repair center.
  • Analyze wear metal content reports on engine lubricating oil and other fluids and recommend corrective action.
  • Establish radiation areas for radiographic operations.
  • Compute and monitor personal exposure areas for radiographic operations, and monitor personnel exposure data.
  • Perform nondestructive inspection on structures, components, and systems.
  • Detect flaws such as cracks, delamination’s, voids, processing defects, and heat damage using penetrant, eddy current, magnetic particle, radiographic, optical, and ultrasonic test equipment.
  • Determine metallurgical information of components according to alloy, temper, conductivity, and associated factors.
  • Operate, maintain, and inspect nondestructive equipment.
  • Perform operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment and tools.
  • Ensure lock out and tag out procedures are accomplished prior to maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform silver recovery functions.
  • Handle and dispose of hazardous waste and materials.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Shall be trained and qualified per NAS 410 or ASNT-CP-189 to the level assigned.
  • Previous experience in the maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components.
  • Completion of an initial Non Destructive Inspection Level II training Course and current basic qualification.
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience as an aviation inspector.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Clearance (Public Trust NAC-I T1).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with powertrain equipment is desired.
  • U.S. military technical school or specialized training course.
  • U.S. military technical school or specialized training course, preferred.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Have the skills and knowledge to set up and standardize equipment, conduct tests, interpret and evaluate for acceptance or rejection, and document.
  • Thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations of the technique/method in which they are certified.
  • Capable of providing the necessary guidance and supervision to trainers and Level I personnel in the technique/method in which they are certified.
  • Familiar with the codes, standards, and other contractual documents that control the method as utilized by the employer.
  • Capable of developing written instructions from approved general procedures. Such instructions shall require final approval by a Level III.
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems or other technology as applicable to fabrication, repair, operation and maintenance requirements.
  • Efficient in record keeping and preparation of reports; capable of reviewing other people's work and determining accuracy and conformity to standards.
  • Proficient in the use of the Unit Level Logistics System-Aviation Enhanced (ULLS-AE), the current maintenance management system utilized to maintain Army aircraft forms and records.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.
  • Ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders
  • May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds
  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds
  • May work in maintenance shop or outside
  • Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.