Mistras Group
NDT Technician III
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NDT.org Job Number: 77164 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Trevor Wood
Phone: 503-678-1222
Company: Columbia Helicopters
State: OR Oregon
Contact: Trevor Wood
Country: United States
Length: Full-time
Pay: $35 - $40 / hour
NDT Technician III supports shop by performing non-destructive testing (NDT) and maintenance functions within assigned area(s).

NDT Technician III supports shop by performing non-destructive testing (NDT) and maintenance functions within assigned area(s).


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 in a shop and sometimes field environment.
Documents all inspection findings, work performed, and corrective action taken in the appropriate maintenance records.
Review, revise, and draft new NDT technique sheets, procedures, and work instructions.
Audit internal and external NDT agencies to verify compliance to procedures.
Assist in the performance of directed training, written and practical certification exams, and annual method performance assessments.
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 to improve quality and safety, decrease lead time, and reduce cost.
Values quality of work, safety, and integrity in the workplace.
Conduct oneself in accordance with Companyís Core Values.
Other duties may be assigned.
This role is classified as Safety Sensitive and will be subject to Random Drug and Alcohol Testing.


High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum 6 years of documented NDT experience in the Magnetic Particle (MT), Liquid Penetrant (PT), and Eddy Current (ET) methods.
NAS-410 Level 3 certification in Magnetic Particle (MT) and Liquid Penetrant (PT) is required. NAS-410 Level 3 certification in Eddy Current (ET) preferred. You must maintain all certifications received.
Ability to gain and maintain certifications for NAS-410 Eddy Current (ET), and Ultrasonic (UT) inspection as necessary within three months of hire or transfer into this position.
Have the skills and knowledge to interpret codes, standards, and other contractual documents.
Experience developing and revising NDT procedures, techniques and training programs is preferred.
General knowledge of other NDT methods and techniques, as well as product manufacturing and inspection technologies.
Experience auditing internal and external NDT systems.
Familiarity with NADCAP and AS9100/AS9110 quality systems is preferred.
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 within six months of on-the-job training learning CHI parts and processes.
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.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally and have a valid Driverís License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractorís legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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