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NDT Technician, 2nd Shift

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01285478 Date posted 01/12/2019 City West Des Moines State Iowa Country United States

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United States of America


HIA02: Engine Comp (TFT) - WDM 4th St 811 Fourth Street, West Des Moines, IA, 50265 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second.  Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities for performing Non Destructive Testing utilizes X-ray, liquid penetrants, magnetic particle, Eddy current and ultrasonic techniques as certified (FARS, RSM, SBs, Ads, etc.).
  • Evaluates inspection data, interprets Inspection findings/results, and records inspection results on approved documents.
  • Works under general supervision and a NDT Level II must work while under the technical support of a Level III.
  • Must obtain and maintain certification(s) of level II in at least one discipline.
  • NDT technician is responsible for FPI and X-Ray of nozzle assemblies.
  • Perform NDT inspections, test & calibration.
  • ​Evaluate the results of all inspections performed using NDT processes to the level of certification held.
  • Maintain accurate records of inspection for all NDT processes.
  • Perform process checks/audits on all materials and equipment used in NDT.
  • Support and follow all rules/guidelines/standards set by EHS, Quality, and CI functions as set by your leader and position.
  • Over 40 hours per week as scheduled to meet business needs.
  • Some Holiday hours may be required based on business need
  • All other duties as assigned including working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate’s degree preferred.
  • ASNT certification preferred.

Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons. At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with FAA Guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per FAA’s regulation 14 CFR part 120, as well as 49 CFR part 40

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year


Basic Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to obtain internal Level II FPI and X-ray certification will be required during course of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with FPI and X-Ray
  • 2+ years experience in related area (Aerospace preferred)
  • Previous experience with braze and weld joints.
  • Basic understanding of detailed prints and specifications.
  • Basic understanding of non-destructive inspection techniques.
  • Basic working knowledge of shop floor equipment (setup, cleaning, operation).
  • Basic computer skills (Window based software, Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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