About the Position: The mission of the Corpus Christi Army Depot is to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernize helicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign military customers. Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is the Army's Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Rotary Wing Aviation Maintenance. We provide worldwide on-site maintenance services, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis, and chemical, metallurgical and training support
Responsible for processing radiographic film and/or paper for either automated or manual methods of film processing as required.
Determine the precise type, magnitude, and orientation of defects such as cracks, porosity, inclusions, incomplete fusion, shrinkage, segregation, incorrect assembly, and other anomalies.
Responsible for Radiographic (RT) methods of NDT inspection requiring setup and safe operation of both conventional and real time X-ray machines.
Responsible for Ultrasonic (UT) method of NDT inspection requiring setup, calibration and safe operation of automated/manual test equipment.
Responsible for Eddy current (EC) method of NDT requiring setup, calibration, and safe operation of EC test equipment.
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Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Position requires a pre-appointment physical examination.
This position requires a drug test.
This position requires a valid NDT Level II certification in Magnetic Particle (MT), and Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (PT) methods of "Non-Destructive" (NDT) inspection.
This position requires a valid NDT Level II certification in radiographic (RT), Ultrasonic (UT), and Eddy Current (EC) methods of "Non-Destructive Testing" (NDT).
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 for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
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.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTER without more than normal supervision. Certified and also have or at one point held and perform Level II inspection for the following five (5) NDT methods; Radiography (RT), Eddy Current (ET), Ultrasonic (UT), Fluorescent Penetrant (PT), and Magnetic Particle (MT) inspections.
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
PHYSICAL EFFORT - Work in this trade requires the worker to stand, stoop, bend, and reach. The worker will frequently handle items weighing up to 10 pounds and often lift and carry assemblies weighing up to 35 pounds without assistance. Hoists, hand trucks, lifts, and other employees are available to assist when handling heavy or awkward items. Eye fatigue occurs from working under black light and viewing radiographs. The worker is required to pass annual vision tests for acuity and color perception.
WORK CONDITIONS - Works is clean, well-lighted and well-ventilated production shop areas. Wears safety shoes, glasses and other protective clothing as required. Exposed to solutions and generally oily parts which may cause dermatitis or allergy conditions. Wears protection clothes as working conditions may warrant. Although working behind appropriate shielding, this worker must operate equipment, which produce ionizing radiation for which some exposure is possible. Working conditions have been considered in the evaluation of this position.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct deposit of pay is required.
This is a Career Program (CP) 17 position.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the information sheet.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your rsum and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your rsum and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: and .
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
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2.Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
U.S. Army Aviation And Missile Command