NDE Level II Inspector, Ultrasonic Inspection (UT)
Cape Canaveral, FL, United States
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
NDE LEVEL II INSPECTOR, ULTRASONIC INSPECTION (UT)
The NDE function is organized within focused production area cells alongside the production activities utilizing multiple and varied inspection methods to efficiently provide quality control and protect product reliability.
Perform volumetric NDE inspections with ultrasonics
Perform near surface NDE inspections with eddy current and dye penetrant inspection methods
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 ultrasonic for operational improvement and optimization
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
2+ years of experience as a level II NDE/NDT technician
NDE level II certification in line with ASNT-TC-1A or NAS-410 guidance in ultrasonic (UT)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Operational experience of utilizing UT systems for the inspection of weldments
Knowledge of Olympus Tomoview/Zetec Ultravsion software
Hands on experience using portable digital equipment such as Olympus EPOCH 600
NDE level II certification in line with ASNT-TC-1A guidance in eddy current (ET) and dye penetrant (PT)
Certified Weld Inspector status (CWI)
Basic computer skills: Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
Knowledge of Uniwest/Nortec eddy current machines or equivalent
Knowledge of NASA 5009 standards
Knowledge of AMS, AWS/ASME, ASTM etc.
Problem solving tools and techniques: practical problem solving (PPS), 8D
Basic understanding of lean principles: 5S, Kaizen, continuous improvement initiatives
Ability to pass Air Force background checks for Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg
Ability to travel to other SpaceX locations (up to 25%)
Willingness to work overtime and extended hours when needed to meet critical deadlines
Ability to lift 25 lbs unassisted, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, and/or walk
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