Non-Destruction Inspection Technician (NDI) II
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, delaminations, 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 assignedKnowledge 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 peoplersquo;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.
Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.
Completion of a initial Non Destructive Inspection Level II training Course and current basic qualification.
Three (3) or more years#8217; experience as an aviation inspector and a minimum of one year experience on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS) airframe.
Previous experience in the maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components.
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
May be required to travel to and from CONUS and OCONUS locations.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).
Prop and Rotor experience is preferred.
Must meet NAS-410 Level II requirements in the following NDT methods:
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT)
Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
Eddy Current Testing (ET)
Ultrasonic Testing (UT)