Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Level 3 Technician (UT, ET and PT)

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Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Level 3 Technician (UT, ET and PT)

Stratford, Connecticut Contract Job ID: 1810094139
Estimated Duration: 18 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Level 3 Technician in Stratford, CT
The ideal candidate will be primarily developing UT, ET and PT Non-Destructive test instructions for composite components. 

Other NDT techniques will also be developed depending on candidates existing experience with other methods.

Occasional travel will be required to other Facilities within Connecticut and to Pax River, MD to review aircraft configuration, to perform Non-Destructive Inspection, and to develop Inspection Techniques for aircraft.

You will work closely with a team of Design Engineers, NDT Level 3's, Level 2’s, and Engineering Technicians to design inspection standards, to coordinate for standard fabrication, and to write and approve inspection techniques for components using the standards.

The position is contingent upon being able to certify in UT, ET and PT Level 3 per NAS 410 requirements within 90 days of beginning employment.

Secondary Level 3 responsibilities include:
•Performing engineering evaluations including defect analysis, NDT methods analysis, and inspection (when inspection is required must have a minimum level II certification).
•Preparing and reviewing engineering specifications.
•Developing and evaluating new equipment and technology.
•Providing technical support to manufacturing, engineering, programs, field personnel, and suppliers.
•Auditing internal and external NDT inspection facilities.
•Participating in development of NDT training course material for Level I, II, and III.
•Testing and certifying NDT Level I, II, and III Inspectors in accordance with NAS 410 and company requirements.
Basic Qualifications
•Certification (ASNT Level 3 certification, NAS 410 Level 3 certification, or Equivalent in UT, ET and PT).
•Ability to certify to NAS 410 UT, ET and PT Level 3 requirements within 90 days of employment. (Including vision correctable to 20/25 in at least one eye.)
•Experience performing UT, ET and PT NDT on Composite materials.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and database utilization.
•Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident.

Desired skills
•Composite UT, ET and PT experience on Aerospace Components.
•Bachelor's degree or above in Engineering or Technology discipline.
•Documented 5-10 years of Aerospace Non-destructive testing.
•Technical writing experience.
•Non-destructive test (NDT) experience with composite structures.
•The ability to collaborate and work well with fellow team members.
•Experience using CATIA or other 3D modeling software a plus.
•Familiarity with NAVAIR Nondestructive inspection manuals and processes.
•Experience in Laser Testing Methods (LM), or Thermal/Infrared Testing (IR) is a plus
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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