Non-Destructive Inspector, Evaluator and Tester

Employer
Aptive
Location
Elizabeth City, NC
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
Closes
Aug 31, 2022
Ref
2022-1427
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is currently seeking a Non-Destructive Inspector, Evaluator and Tester to support our Mission Support Services business line, on a program for the United States Coast Guard (USCG)

Aptive is a modern consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement, and building trust for the next big challenge.

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) provides centralized logistics support for all USCG aviation missions. As the sole industrial complex for USCG aviation, ALC provides: depot level maintenance, engineering, supply, procurement, acquisition, and information services. ALC's mission supports twenty-five (25) USCG aviation units that operate approximately two hundred (200) aircraft. These air stations are located throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Additionally, ALC supports USCG Headquarters, Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC), and USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC). Technical Support Services are required to support the mission of ALC in various divisions: Engineering Services Division (ESD), Operational Division (OPS), Medium Range Surveillance (MRS), Medium Range Recovery (MRR), Long Range Surveillance (LRS), Safety and Environmental Health Office (SEHO), and the Support Equipment (SE). Other ALC divisions may be added at a later date.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, recommend, NDI parameters for implementation of changes toexisting and new processes. All briefs, reports, documents, recommendations, evaluations, and activities prior to implementation shall go through the Government NDI Program Manager for approval.
  • Recommend procedures and techniques used to locate and identify anomalies in manufactured, reworked, and in-service metallic and non-metallic aircraft andaircraft relate components.
  • Design and perform tests, analyze, apply NDI and evaluation techniquefundamentals and evaluate results of processes used throughout the USCG.
  • Arrive at technically accurate conclusions, provide recommendations, and report the findings. Interpret, select, adapt and apply guidelines, engineering principles and practices in the development of Nondestructive Testing/ Inspection/Evaluation(NDT/I/E) methods to use at the ALC and throughout the USCG aviation community.
  • Develop and implement NDI technical directives in the form of but not limited to:
    • TCTO's
    • MPCs
    • ALC specifications and instructions
  • Coordinate with product line engineering, production management, and NDIpersonnel to continually improve testing methods, techniques, and facilities with an eye towards improving efficiency, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Assist the NDI Program Manager in the review of all NDI related technicaldocuments and CG-22s for the USCG aviation fleet and ALC.
  • Review and recommend to the Government NDI Program Manager any industry standards and specifications (SAE, military specifications, etc.) that would be instrumental in maintaining the most complete and accurate NDIprograms
  • Support USCG surface fleet with NDI when
  • Support USCG airworthiness by ensuring manufacturing and quality processesresult in airworthy aircraft components and structures.
  • Provide NDI technical expertise in a failure analysis, root cause failure analysis,and in support of mishap investigations.
  • Research cost estimates and written proposals for industrial engineering related
  • Serve as NDI Level II Inspector with assignments across all ALC divisions asrequired and be responsible for the acceptance and rejection of aircraft parts.
  • Travel to complete tasking as
  • Perform other NDI services as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • A physical eye examination annually IAW National Aerospace Standard (NAS)-
  • Four (4) years aviation NDI experience as a Level II Inspector IAW NAS-410. This experience shall be at least four (4) years in any of the following four (4) of five (5)NDI methods: Liquid Penetrant Testing (LPT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MPT), Eddy current Testing (ET), Ultrasonic (UT), and Radiography (RT). ET shall beone (1) of the four (4) methods.
  • Of the four (4) methods, the NDI Technician shall be certified by The American Society For Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) to a Level II or ASNT CentralCertification Program (ACCP) Level II (General Category. This shall be accomplished every three (3) years to the date on which original certification was accomplished in all four (4) methods. A combination of the two (2) certifying methods is permissible.
  • NDI Level II work history documentation that demonstrate training and actual prior job performance IAW NAS-410 and American NationalStandard Institute (ANSI)-CP-105/106 Level II curriculum
  • NDI work history documents that demonstrate the qualifications for aLevel II IAW NAS-410.
  • NDI work history documents that demonstrate four (4) years of experienceas an NDI Level II technician in the aviation industry.
  • As an alternate method of certification, a USCG Level III NDI Inspector may certifythe NDI Technician. The USCG will certify the NDI Technician within 120 days of the report date to ALC. The contractor shall supply to the USCG the following documents for proof of training and qualification.
    1. NDI Level II work history documentation that demonstrate training and actual prior job performance IAW NAS-410 and ANSI-CP-105/106 Level II
    2. NDI work history documents that demonstrate the qualifications for aLevel II IAW NAS-410.
    3. NDI work history documents that demonstrate four (4) years of experienceas an NDI Level II technician in the aviation industry.
  • Should the USCG certify the NDI technician, the following applies; should the NDI technician leave ALC, the NDI technician and the Contractor will forfeit theLevel II
  • Two (2) years' experience in the following:
    1. Automatic Rotating fastener hole inspections in single and multilayered,multi alloyed material aircraft structures in the ET method.
    2. L-wave and Shear wave Ultrasonic (If UT is one (1) of the four(4) methods.)
    3. Digital and convention fill radiography (RT). (If RT is one (1) of the four(4) )
  • Knowledgeable of aircraft structure, aircraft components, aircraft assemblies,and of aircraft metallic and non-metallic materials.
  • Knowledgeable in manufacturing processes of metallic
  • Knowledgeable of flight critical issues that can impact product quality, airworthiness,and flight safety.
  • Understanding of the technical information and work flow issues encountered in thedaily operation of a complex aviation depot.
  • Ability to arrive at technically accurate conclusions and provide recommendations and report the findings, Interpret, selects, adapts and applies, many, often conflicting guidelines, engineering principles and practices in the development of Nondestructive Testing/Inspection/Evaluation (NDT/I/E) methods to be used atALC and throughout the USCG aviation At times shipboard NDTmethods may need to be available to the USCG surface fleet.
  • Ability to use standard power tools hand/stationary tools, including but not limited todrill motors and saws.
  • Shall be skilled in the use of standard and specialist tools of the NDI


Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience with the Coast Guard highly preferred


Client Information

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) provides centralized logistics support for all USCG aviation missions. As the sole industrial complex for USCG aviation, ALC provides: depot level maintenance, engineering, supply, procurement, acquisition, and information services. ALC's mission supports twenty-five (25) USCG aviation units that operate approximately two hundred (200) aircraft. These air stations are located throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Additionally, ALC supports USCG Headquarters, Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC), and USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC). Technical Support Services are required to support the mission of ALC in various divisions: Engineering Services Division (ESD), Operational Division (OPS), Medium Range Surveillance (MRS), Medium Range Recovery (MRR), Long Range Surveillance (LRS), Safety and Environmental Health Office (SEHO), and the Support Equipment (SE). Other ALC divisions may be added at a later date.

About Aptive

At Aptive, we know compelling communication motivates people and inspires acion. We know technology empowers performance and fuels change. We understand how partnerships expand an organization's reach. Our people change the way organizations operate, creating measurable value for our clients, end users and society.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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