Non-destructive Testing (NDT) Technician
Supports shop by performing non-destructive testing (NDT) and maintenance functions within assigned area(s).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Inspects components and component parts for damage using non-destructive testing and special tooling and equipment. Utilizes special tools and equipment, performs tests and checks as required to confirm component or aircraft serviceability.
- Documents all inspection findings, work performed and corrective action taken in the appropriate maintenance records.
- Keeps area clean, orderly and FOD free. Follows standard work procedures for equipment maintenance and clean up. Participates in the total preventive maintenance program in the NDT shop. Ensures tools and equipment are well maintained, operable and accounted for.
- Utilizes Lean and continuous improvement tools striving to identify and eliminate waste in all its forms in an effort to improve quality and safety, decrease lead time and reduce cost.
- Other duties may be assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- 2+ years’ experience in non-destructive testing
- NAS-410 Level 2 certification in Magnetic Particle (MT) and Liquid Penetrant (PT) required
- Ability to gain and maintain certifications for NAS-410 Eddy Current (ET), Ultrasonic (UT), Radiographic (RT) inspection within 3 years of hire or transfer into this position.
- Familiar with the products and processes associated with aircraft maintenance and manufacturing is preferred
- Certified per FAR Part 65 and able to obtain maintenance release and inspection authorizations
- Ability to understand repair station procedures, quality management system procedures (maintenance and manufacturing) and associated federal aviation regulations
- Proactive problem solver
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Conduct oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values
- Must meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) as a U.S. Person
To apply, submit a resume with cover letter indicating the specific position you are applying for by e-mail, fax, or mail to:
Columbia Helicopters, Inc.
Human Resources Department
PO Box 3500
Portland, Oregon 97208
503-678-6985 (dedicated HR Fax)
**If you have applied for other positions within the last 60 days, please indicate all of the positions you have applied for, and your preference of consideration. We will consider applicants for ONE position at a time.
Pre-employment drug testing and background check is required for all positions.
Columbia Helicopters, Inc. (CHI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is the policy of CHI that employment decisions for all applicants and employees be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other characteristics protected under local, state or federal law.