• NDT Level 2 Radiography DDA

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Internal Title
    Level 2 RT/ DDA
    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

    • The main function of the Inspector Level II - Radiographic NAS 410 is to interpret all digital radiographs taken of castings to determine that discrepancies meet customer specifications and X-R-I Testing standards. Determine if parts are acceptable or need repair, mark and route parts for necessary repairs and sign final reports that approve castings sent to customers. The Inspector will utilize Radiographic NDT Method, Techniques, and equipment. The inspector must have significant knowledge of codes and demonstrable experience in a similar position. 

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Reviews specifications and digital radiographs prior to evaluation.
    • Reviews Technique Cards and paperwork.
    • Sorts digital radiographs by view for each parts.
    • Checks each radiograph to determine that appropriate sensitivity and film cleanliness.
    • Visually evaluates digital radiographs; evaluates density changes to identify casting or welding discontinuities.
    • Interprets identified discontinuities to determine their cause and/or whether they meet customer specifications.
    • Evaluates parts with repeat problem areas; notifies engineering as needed.
    • Marks problem areas on parts needing repair; may request additional digital radiographs to further evaluate indications; routes for repair on salvage routing cards; may decide on or recommend necessary repairs.
    • Signs and stamps reports for acceptance of parts as determined by interpreter.
    • Reviews weld maps to ensure all welds have been radiographed.
    • Interprets and identifies surface and subsurface discontinuities per customer specifications.
    • Performs mathematical calculations from detailed drawings or blueprints to determine acceptability Ensure equipment is properly maintained, inspected, and secured at all times per company policy 
    • Report any deficiencies in operational and service level non-conformances to the Project Manager or Operations Manager as applicable 
    • Maintain compliance with company safety procedures and policies including field safety forms completion and submittal 
    • Properly interpret regulations, codes, and industry standards.
    • Maintain a strong customer service focus
    • Complete all required training, including tests, within company guidelines 
    • Maintain a positive relationship between X-R-I Tesing, the facility, and the customer. 
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Not Applicable

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Knowledge / experience reading film for cast parts (emphasis on special alloys Titanium and Inconel a plus).
    • Significant knowledge / experience with film reading.
    • Experience applying NAS-410 Certification inspections.
    • Experience with digital radiography. 
    • Detail oriented with a dedication to the quality control and quality assurance process. 
    • Be proficient with standard computer software (such as MS Office Suite). 
    • Ability to communicate and cooperate with diverse groups of people.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills as well as basic computer skills (MS Office Suite). 
    • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
    • Knowledge of arithmetic and algebra
    • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. 
    • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of  X-Ray Industries. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.

    Education and Work Experience

    • Current NAS-410 Certification.
    • Must complete company Radiographer - Level 2 training and certification.
    • Previous experience or in depth familiarity with applicable departmental field experience. 
    • Current valid Driver’s License from state of residence.
    • Must have the ability to maintain company certification standards.
    • 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

    • Current Certification in Radiographic Level II.
    • Current NAS-410 Certification.

    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
    • The ability to work in confined spaces 
    • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
    • The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
    • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
    • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
    • The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
    • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
    • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
    • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine/equipment or a vehicle to exact positions.
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
    • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
    • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
    • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
    • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
    • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion. 
    • Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. 
    • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles. 
    • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
    • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
    • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
    • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
    • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
    • Sitting: Remaining sitting, particularly for sustained periods of time
    • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
    • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
    • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
    • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
    • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), X-ray Industries will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

    Working Conditions

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside.
    • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
    • Overtime required during the week and weekend with work volume. 


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