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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTER, Position Description Number D2320000 and is part of the ID 124 Maintenance Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard.

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD.

    INDEFINITE POSITION- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Aircraft Structural Maintenance Section of an Air National Guard aircraft Maintenance Group, Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to inspect aerospace weapon systems components and support equipment for structural integrity using nondestructive inspection methods and performs fluid analysis.

    Determines test method, and prepares fluids and parts for nondestructive inspection. Interprets nondestructive inspection test results, and provides information about defects to repair center. Performs Oil Spectrometry process and analyzes wear metal content on engine lubricating oil and other fluids, and recommends corrective action. Establishes radiation areas for radiographic operations. Computes and monitors personal exposure areas for radiographic operations, and monitors personnel exposure data.

    Performs nondestructive inspection on structures, components, and systems. Detects flaws such as cracks, delaminations, voids, processing defects, and heat damage using penetrant, eddy current, magnetic particle, radiographic, optical, Thermography, Shearography and ultrasonic test equipment. Determines metallurgical information of components according to alloy, temper, conductivity, and associated factors. May also serve as Alternate TMDE Monitor, PCAMS, Alternate Equipment Custodian, Alternate Supplies Manager, Alternate Hazardous Waste Monitor, Alternate Hazardous Communication Monitor, Alternate Spill Prevention Monitor, Alternate FOD Monitor, Alternate Radiation Monitor, Alternate Technical Order Monitor, Alternate Precious Metals Monitor, and Training Monitor.

    Applies magnetic particle and/or liquid penetrant inspection to detect and interpret the relevancy of flaws in a variety of parts. Parts are numerous and varied, and are of ferrous and/or nonferrous metals, and consist of surface or near surface discontinuities in the metal; e.g., fatigue cracks, welding overlap, cold shut, or surface cracks that may stem from internal flaws, such as pipes, inclusions, or forging lap. Sets up each different liquid penetrant or magnetic particle method following Technical Orders (TOs), Time Change Technical Orders (TCTOs), or Work Control Documents (WCDs), or Nondestructive Testing Instructions (NDIs). Ensures the equipment and solutions are in compliance with technical guides and quality standards before performing tests and must submit an AFTO 22 if defects in TO's exist or an AF 107 if there is no technical data to accompany the task. Performs all processing tasks; i.e., dipping items in penetrant or magnetic particle baths, washing and drying, magnetizing and demagnetizing ferrous items, and subjecting them to Ultra Violet Black light to detect and evaluate flaws, their nature, size, scope, and exact location. If items are repairable, records test results, and marks defect areas and dimensions. Initiates WCDs that specify the needed repairs. Re-inspects all repairs performed on each component upon their return to the shop.

    Uses and maintains tools. Maintains bench stock levels of parts, materials, tools, and equipment at prescribed levels. Uses tools and equipment associated with testing being conducted in the shop, as well as hand and power tools to do the work.

    Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations to maintain a safe and clean work environment. Uses and assures proper fit of required Personal Protective Equipment and clothing. Follows federal and state rules when storing, using, handling, labeling, and disposing of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with environmental standards. Performs clean-up duties, such as cleaning equipment, sweeping, straightening, and lining up tools and other property in the assigned area.

    Maintains records and documents actions. Manually documents actions taken or enters information into an automated system. Obtains required coordination and signatures.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    3705 Non-Destructive Testing

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