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Nondestructive Tester & Inspector – Watervliet, New York
Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM), Department of the Army
Job ID: 440511Start Date: 04/16/2021End Date: 04/25/2021
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. WG-11 Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Nondestructive Tester & Inspector without more than normal supervision. which includes:(1) performing non-destructive inspections which includes magnetic particle testing and liquid penetrant testing on production items; (2) determining physical characteristics, defects, and/or unacceptable conditions of the items/material under inspection; and (3) preparing inspection forms and/or reports on findings, evaluations and final inspection results. – Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. WG-12 Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Non-destructive Tester & Inspector without more than normal supervision which includes: (1) Setting up, operating or adjusting a variety of nondestructive testing equipment; (2) Utilizing Ultrasonic Inspection and Eddy Current inspection equipment; AND (3) Determining physical characteristics, defects, and/or unacceptable conditions of the items/material under inspection. – Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. The WG-11 position requires you to be centrally certified by the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) in: (1) Level II Magnetic Particle (MT) Test Methods Certification (2) Level II Liquid Penetrant (PT) Test Methods Certification. The WG-12 position requires you to be centrally certified by the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) in:(1) Level II in the Radiographic (RT) test methods (consisting of a physical exam, a 40-hour course with exam, and 1200 hours on-the-job training); (2) Level II in the Eddy Current test methods (consisting of a physical exam, a 40-hour course with exam, and 1200 hours on-the-job training); (3) Level II in the Ultrasonic test methods (consisting of a physical exam, a 40-hour course with exam, and 1200 hours on-the-job training). Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Screen OutAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentDexterity and SafetyKnowledge of MetalsTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Use of Measuring Instruments PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work involves prolonged periods of standing, walking, repeated bending and occasional climbing. Moderate lifting and carrying (approximately 40 pounds) of items is required. WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbent is subject to radiation from x-ray machines, fumes during penetrant inspection, and soiled clothes from splashed solutions. Incumbent is also exposed to constant noise, dust, solvents, grease, and oils. Works around machinery with moving parts and around moving objects or vehicles. Incumbent is required to wear rubber gloves during magnetic particle and liquid penetrant inspection. Work involves eyestrain during viewing of very small imperfections and examining indications of fractures. Work is generally done inside in areas that are well lighted, heated and ventilated with concrete or wood floors. May work in areas that are drafty, hot, poorly lit, noisy and dirty. Subject to grease, scrapes, cut and bruises. Continuously wears safety glasses and safety shoes.
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