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NDE TECHNICIAN, LEVEL II (PHASED ARRAY)
The NDE Operations organization at SpaceX is an inclusive, inter-disciplinary team that is committed to the providing high quality inspections of flight components and production assemblies. The breadth of exposure as an NDE Level II Inspector is immense, as the organization is responsible for a large diversity of inspection types across Falcon, Dragon, Starship, and Raptor programs. You have the ability to engage with the process to provide continuous improvement to execute on the mission to make humanity interplanetary.
Perform volumetric NDE inspections with advanced phased array ultrasonics: triple transducer crawler arrangement
Interpret, evaluate, communicate and report findings to production and engineering
Interpret and review engineering drawings as required
Support the development of NDE inspection techniques for complex geometries
Assist in training and developing others within the team
Support research and development in to full matrix capture phased array ultrasonic for operational improvement and optimization
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
NDE Level II certification in line with ASNT-TC-1A or NAS-410 guidance in Ultrasonic (UT) including Phased Array Ultrasonic (PAUT)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
2+ years of experience as a Level II NDE/NDT inspector
NDE Level II certification in line with ASNT-TC-1A guidance in eddy current (ET) and dye penetrant (PT)
Operational experience of utilizing PAUT systems for the inspection of weldments
Knowledge of Olympus Tomoview software
Hands on experience using portable digital equipment such as Olympus EPOCH 600
Knowledge of Uniwest/Nortec eddy current machines or equivalent
Knowledge of AMS, AWS/ASME, ASTM
Basic computer skills: Microsoft applications – word, power point, excel
Must be able to lift 25 lbs unassisted, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk, and/or run
Must be willing to work overtime and on weekends if needed
Must be able to travel up to 25% to various SpaceX sites
Ability to pass Air Force background checks for Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
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