Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Also called: Non-Destructive Testing Specialist (NDT Specialist), Non-Destructive Testing Technician (NDT Technician), Quality Engineer, Quality Manager
In the Air Force: Aerospace Ground Equipment; Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman; Aerospace Propulsion Apprentice, F100, F119, F135 Jet Engines; Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman, Turboprop And Turboshaft Propulsion; Aerospace Propulsion Helper, TF33, CF6, F103, F108, F117, TFE-731, TF34, TF39, PW 2040, F138 Jet Engines; Aerospace Propulsion Journeyman, Turboprop And Turboshaft Propulsion; Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice, C-17; Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Helper; Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman, C-130/C-27J; Nondestructive Inspection; Nondestructive Inspection Journeyman
In the Army: Allied Trades Specialist; Senior Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer/Senior Ordnance Logistics Warrant Officer; UH-60 Helicopter Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Nondestructive Inspection
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Nondestructive Inspection Technician; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, F-35B; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-8; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-402; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, EA-6; Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist, C-20; Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-53; Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-400/T-700; Nondestructive Inspection Craftsman; Tiltrotor Crew Chief, MV-22
In the Navy: Aircraft Non-Destructive Inspection Technician; Aviation Structural Mechanic; Non-Nuclear NDT Examiner; VT MT PT and RT NDT Inspector; VT MT PT and UT Inspector; VT MT and PT NDT Inspector
- Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures.
- Interpret the results of all methods of non-destructive testing (NDT), such as acoustic emission, electromagnetic, leak, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, neutron radiographic, radiographic, thermal or infrared, ultrasonic, vibration analysis, and visual testing.
- Examine structures or vehicles such as aircraft, trains, nuclear reactors, bridges, dams, and pipelines, using non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques.
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