• NDT Technician Radiography

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Internal Title
    Level 1 Inspector Radiographic
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
  • Company Bio


    X-Ray Industries, an Applus+ company, is a well-established non-destructive testing service provider in the Aerospace industry. With over 75 years of experience, X-Ray Industries is the oldest, most-established NDT provider, offering a broad range of testing and inspection capabilities.

    Position Purpose

    • An NDT Level 1 shall have the skills and knowledge to set up and calibrate equipment, to conduct tests, and to interpret, evaluate, and document results in accordance with procedures approved by the responsible Level 3 with respect to applicable codes, specifications, and standards. The level I shall be thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations of the test method and shall exercise assigned responsibility for on-the-job (OJT). 

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ability to follow work instructions.
    • Have the skills and knowledge to process parts, document results and perform equipment standardization in accordance with approved work instructions. 
    • Have the skills and knowledge to carry out any necessary preparation of parts before or after inspection in accordance with approved work instructions. 
    • Have the skills and knowledge to conduct system performance checks in accordance with the applicable process standard. 
    • Receive guidance or supervision from a certified level 2 or 3 in that method when necessary. 
    • When specified in the written practice and approved by the Responsible Level 3, may perform interpretations and evaluations of specific product(s) or product form(s) for acceptance or rejection in accordance with the approved work instructions. 
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge and Skills

    • Ability to utilize mathematical formulas.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to follow safety regulations.
    • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to read and understand technical documents relating to the applicable method.
    • High level of interpersonal communication skills.
    • Assist in the maintaining of the KAIZEN 6S discipline.
    • SORT: Eliminate everything not required for the current work, keeping only the bare essentials.
    • STRAIGHTEN: Arrange items in a way that they are easily visible and accessible.
    • SHINE: Clean everything and find ways to keep it clean. Make cleaning a part of your everyday work.
    • STANDARDIZE: Create rules by which the first 3 S’s are maintained.
    • SUSTAIN: Keep 5S activities from unraveling
    • SAFETY: Eliminate hazards
    • Utilize Hi-lo & crane and other material handling equipment
    • Ability and willingness to cross train other NDT methods
    • Ability to work effectively with others and in a team environment. 
    • Flexible to work any shift and overtime as required. 
    • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of  X-Ray Industries.  Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.


    Education and Work Experience

    • To perform this job successfully, an individual shall have sufficient education, training and experience to ensure qualification in Radiographic Testing.
    • Certifiable to Level 1 per the requirements of NAS 410 and XRI-2002, i.e., a minimum of 40 hours of formal training in RT and 400 hours of RT on the job experience.
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.


    • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Certificates and Licenses Required

    • NDT Level I certifiable to:  Level 1 per the requirements of NAS 410 and XRI-2002, i.e., a minimum of 40 hours of formal training in RT and 400 hours of RT on the job experience.
    • Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.  


    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  
    • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds assisted or unassisted, and occasionally move up to 100 pounds with assisted.  
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  
    • Ability to write routine technical reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  
    • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.


    Working Conditions

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
    • The physical environment requires the employee to work inside. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
    • The duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.   
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration.  
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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