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    DUTY LOCATION: 103d Maintenance Squadron (MXS), East Granby, CT


    Area 1:
    All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the CTANG.
    Area 2: All currently employed full-time temporary technician personnel and all current traditional members of the CTANG.
    Area 3: Individuals eligible for membership in the CTANG. Membership must be satisfied within four (4) months of selection.

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    JOB SUMMARY: The 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.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Air National Guard recruiter at (860) 292-2502 before applying for this position.
    The major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Determines test method, and prepares fluids and parts for nondestructive inspection.
    • Performs nondestructive inspection on structures, components, and systems.
    • Applies magnetic particle and/or liquid penetrant inspection to detect and interpret the relevancy of flaws in a variety of parts.
    • Uses and maintains tools.
    • Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations to maintain a safe and clean work environment.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Works indoors and outdoors. May work in inclement weather on icy, wet, hot, and slippery ramps, work stands, ladders, and in temperature and humidity extremes. Subject to the dangers of toxic fumes, high pressure air and fluids, fast actuating aircraft surfaces such as speed brakes, flaps, and landing gear, engine noise, heat blast, and intake suction. The Technician may be subject to dangers of high voltage, chemicals, dust, dirt, grease, lubricants, paints, solvents, propeller hazard, confined space, x-ray radiation, and explosive and chemical munitions processing operations.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT: Prolonged standing, frequent lifting of parts and materials weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally over 50 pounds with assistance of lifting devices or other workers is required. Both hands and good eyesight required. Work requires stooping, bending, reaching, stretching, and climbing in, on, or through aircraft with equipment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3705 Non-Destructive Testing

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