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Penetrant Inspector-Ft Worth Aerospace!

Location: FORT WORTH, TX, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 18, 2023
Job ID: 43038

Job Description
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Position Summary:
Prepares and processes parts through a fluorescent penetrant inspection system, evaluates, and makes accept/reject decisions. Inspects parts using fluorescent penetrant inspection processes and equipment.  Performs job independently under minimal supervision.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Immerse, paint or spray parts with fluorescent penetrant and let penetrant dwell on parts for a specified amount of time.
  • Water rinse penetrant from parts, dry parts, develop parts, and then inspect parts under black light for surface indications. Make accept / reject decisions utilizing SPD or customers specifications and document inspection results per SPD approved procedures.
  • Perform and document daily, weekly and monthly process checks per SPD approved procedures.  Ensure all equipment and gages utilized have current calibration stickers.
  • Remain familiar with all codes, standards and other contractual documents that control the penetrant method.
  • Understand and perform all job duties in accordance with SPD safety guidelines, including use of MSDS sheets as required.
  • Support co-workers as assigned by department Supervisor, Lead or Certified Penetrant Level 3.
  • Develop penetrant techniques or work instructions as required per SPD or customer specifications.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on penetrant equipment as required per SPD procedures.
  • Maintains a satisfactory high level of performance while following appropriate procedures and observing all pertinent safety rules and requirements
  • Note:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Qualifications (relevant experience, education and training):

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years recent experience with liquid penetrants.   Applicant must have successfully completed 32 hours of Penetrant Classroom Training per the requirements of NAS-410 or A.A.S NDT Degree. 
  • Must be familiar with codes, standards, and other contractual documents that control the method utilized.
  • Able to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participates in goal setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.
  • Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers about work product and processes and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.  Must be able to read and understand written instructions, procedures, drawings and blueprints.  Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 400 hours of Penetrant on the job training to become eligible for Penetrant Level 2 certification.
  • Requires Vision examination per the requirements of QCS-131
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to utilize computer to access specifications and complete Penetrant Inspection reports.   Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident [“green card” holders], or have refugee or asylee status).

    Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world’s leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today. 

    In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner.

    Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of core company values. As a result, our business growth is impressive and consistent. Best of all, our team members share in the success resulting from that growth.

  • We offer competitive vacation and 13 paid holidays
  • 401(k) with a 5% matching contribution with immediate investing
  • Competitive annual bonus incentive plan
  • Health and dental options effective day 1!

    Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

    (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

    If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to

    Drug-Free Workplace
    In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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