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NDT Level II - Digital Radiographic Testing Technician
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NDT.org Job Number: 53878 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Tyler Townes
Phone: 3102633356
Company: Space Exploration Technologies
State: CA California
Contact: Tyler Townes
Country: United States
A NDE Level II Inspection technician position at SpaceX
sits within the quality control network supporting
production as part of the NDE organization within the QA
department. 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

This is a 1st or 2nd shift position situated within the
Dragon Capsule manufacturing area where SpaceX utilizes
the latest cutting edge metal joining methodologies such
as Friction Stir Welding as well as more traditional
fusion welding techniques for the construction of the
current V1.0 cargo capsule and in the future the V2.0
crew capsule as part of NASA’s CCtcap contract for man
missions. This role will involve primarily volumetric
inspection utilizing a range of radiography techniques,
as well as the utilization of Dye Penetrant and Visual
techniques testing for near surface indication / defect

• Perform volumetric NDE inspections with advanced
radiographic techniques : Traditional analogue, Computed
and direct digital
• Perform near surface NDE inspections with Dye
Penetrant and Visual Inspection methods
• Interpret and evaluate film / digital images
• Optimization and manipulation of digital images
for maximum clarity and accuracy in reaching conclusions
• Communicate and report findings to production &
• Interpret and review engineering drawings as
• 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 system
qualification and certification for critical processes
Basic Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED
• A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Level II
Non-Destructive Technician
• NAS 410 Level II certification in Radiography
(RT) including additional Computed or Direct Digital
• Radiation Safety trained and certified with IRRSP
• NAS 410 Level II certification in Dye Penetrant
(PT) and Visual inspection (VT)

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Certified Weld Inspector Status (CWI) (Preferred
but not essential)
• Basic computer skills: Microsoft applications –
word, power point, excel etc.
• Operational experience of utilizing digital
radiography systems for the inspection of weldments
• Knowledge of Carestream, Virtual Media
Integration (VMI), or Yxlon Y.Image x500 evaluation
• Experience in the operation of Computed panels /
scanners and Direct Digital Panels
• Experience in the inspection of advanced
materials such as High Strength Aluminum Alloys,
Precipitation hardened steels, Inconel Titanium &
Maraging Steel (Super Alloys)
• Experience in inspecting products made via
manufacturing processes such as: Fusion, OTW, Friction
Stir and Electron Beam welding. Castings and forgings a
• 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
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