Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) Technician II

Kay and Associates, Inc.
Job Type: 
United States



Non-Destructive Inspection Technician (NDI) II, WG-3705-10: Inspects aerospace weapon systems components and support equipment for structural integrity using nondestructive inspection methods and performs fluid analysis. Determines test method, and prepares fluids and parts for nondestructive inspection. Interprets nondestructive inspection test results, and provides information about defects to repair center. Analyzes wear metal content on engine lubricating oil and other fluids, and recommends corrective action. Establishes radiation areas for radiographic operations. Computes and monitors personal exposure areas for radiographic operations, and monitors personnel exposure data. Performs nondestructive inspection on structures, components, and systems. Detects flaws such as cracks, de-laminations, voids, processing defects, and heat damage using penetrant, eddy current, magnetic particle, radiographic, optical, and ultrasonic test equipment. Determines metallurgical information of components according to alloy, temper, conductivity, and associated factors. Operates, maintains, and inspects nondestructive equipment. Performs operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment and tools. Ensures lock out and tag out procedures are accomplished prior to maintenance on equipment. Performs silver recovery functions. Handles and disposes of hazardous waste and materials. Completed initial Non Destructive Inspection Training Course and maintains basic qualification.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must be trained and certified in accordance with NAS 410 - NAS Certification Qualification of Nondestructive Test Personnel.

Skill and Knowledge: Shall have the ability to perform Non-Destructive Inspections on various aircraft, aircraft components and sub-components in support of Organizational, Intermediate, and Depot Level maintenance.

Task Requirements:

  • Performs Non-Destructive Inspections in support of aircraft Organizational Level maintenance functions utilizing, Eddy Current, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particles, and Ultrasonic Testing
  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance support for assigned H-60, H-64, H-47 and H-72 aircraft
  • Performs inspection, disassembly, repair, servicing, TD compliance, modification, assembly, corrosion control, preservation/depreservation
  • Maintain aircraft and aeronautical equipment to continuously support the assigned readiness posture outlined in in the activities plan and daily flight schedule
  • Aircraft maintenance action documentation via logs, records, forms, and electronic means
  • Use hand tools, power tools, machines, specific and general aviation test measurement and diagnostic equipment, and sets kits and outfits (SKO).
  • Inspect aircraft components/sub components.
  • Read and interpret manufacturers maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Support Equipment (SE) operation and inspections
  • Aircraft inspections
  • Aircraft movement
  • Support services
  • Corrosion Control
  • Preservation and depreservation
  • General aircraft maintenance
  • Technical Directive compliance and modifications
  • Perform general housekeeping and organization of workstation(s), shop(s), maintenance facility to provide a clean, safe, and FOD free environment
  • Perform shift work and/or overtime as required
  • Perform phase, scheduled, unscheduled, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
  • Requisition repair parts, materials, and consumable supplies through military supply system.
  • Perform other tasks as directed.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) Level III qualification for Eddy Current, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particles, and Ultrasonic Testing disciplines
  • Five or more yearsrsquo; H-60, H-64, H-47 and/or H-72 rotary wing experience
  • Seven or more yearsrsquo; rotary wing maintenance experience
  • Familiarity and ability to use IETMS.
  • Four or more yearsrsquo; experience with ULLS-A
  • Basic Corrosion Control Course
  • Advanced Corrosion Control Course/Paint and Final Finish
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) Level II qualification for Eddy Current, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particles, and Ultrasonic Testing disciplines
  • Three years NDI experience
  • Must be able to work shift schedules as required per Performance Work Statement (PWS)
  • Must be able work work-week schedules i.e. M-F, Sn-Th or as required per PWS
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be able to obtain favorable National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), IAW DTM-08-003 ldquo;Next Generation Common Access Card (CAC) Implementation Guidance or Secret security clearance as required for the position
  • Must be able to climb ladders, raised platforms, and aircraft
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools
  • Must have dexterity to handle small parts
  • Must be able to pass employment physicals
  • Must be able to deploy to support off station exercises and perform other support duties if required
  • Compensation

    Other Compensation
    Employees who opt out of health insurance coverage receive $50.00 on a bi-weekly basis.

    Employees are offered medical, dental, vision, and life insurance at 1x base salary. Employees are able to enroll in KAIrsquo;s 401k plan. Employees accrue 4.62 hours of PTO per pay period. KAI employees at the Army National Guard Base in Fresno, CA receive 11 paid holidays.

    Employment is contingent on (a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and (d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.

    KAI is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    First posted: 
    2/15/2024 7:47:35 PM

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