Nondestructive Inspection (NDI)
Minimum Education Requirement: High school diploma or GED with 15 college creditsEnlisted
When a doctor looks at an x ray, they see inside a body. As a Nondestructive Inspection specialist, you’ll do a similar thing using everything from x rays to ultrasound to inspect jets, missiles, ground vehicles and more. A sharp mind and attention to detail are a must as it’s up to you to spot the smallest imperfections, wear and cracks that if missed could have catastrophic effects.
- Determine what test method to use and prepare fluids and parts for inspection
- Analyze wear metal content on engine-lubricating oil and other fluids and recommend corrective action
- Establish radiation areas for radiographic operations and compute and monitor personal exposure areas for radiographic operations and monitor personnel exposure data
- Perform NDI on structures, components and systems
- Detect cracks, delaminations, voids, processing defects and heat damage
- Operate, maintain and inspect the nondestructive equipment and perform operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment and tools
- Proficient in metals identification, detecting metal discontinuities and flaws, radiological safety and radiation monitoring procedures and interpreting technical orders and directives
There are no videos at this time.
Interested in learning more?