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NDT Technician (2nd shift)

Location: AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Nov 18, 2023
Job ID: 44646

Job Description
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Parker Aerospace is a global leader in commercial and military aircraft and aeroengine technology. With the addition of Parker Meggitt, the company collaborates with customers to enable engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow.

Are you ready to join an industry-leading global company that believes in empowering its employees? Are you prepared to use your inquisitive nature and strong work ethic to help our team solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges?

A career at Parker is rife with rewards and opportunities. But a career at Parker is not for everyone. Finding success at Parker requires dedication and an insatiable desire to win. We seek very smart people who also have the equally impressive characteristic of humility. We solve our customer’s challenges as teams, working together to ask the questions that have never been asked before.

Parker understands that solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges requires an inquisitive and intelligent workforce, and we invest in our employees to ensure they are the best in the industry. Our global success relies on empowered employees operating in an environment that breeds ideas and solutions, and we take every possible action to ensure this happens. 


NDT Technician  

Our NDT Technicians perform non-destructive testing on a variety of sheet metal aircraft components. NAS410 certified in disciplines of Radiographic and Digital X-ray, and Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection.


Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process parts and interpret findings in accordance with specifications and requirements. 
  • Follow established NDT technique sheets and ensures any revisions to established techniques meet Exotic and customer requirements. 
  • Accurately document inspection findings.
  • May create and revise NDT technique sheets per requirements.
  • Detect faulty processes and bring to the attention of applicable NDT Technician or Supervisor. 
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of NDT methods and techniques and proposes solutions to problems which impact productivity. 
  • Check required dimensions using calipers, micrometers and other inspection devices. 
  • Responsible for ensuring proper documentation is entered on manufacturing planning (including correct quantities) and paperless timecard system. 
  • Interpret and follow written instructions, sketches, schedules, drawings, and documents.
  • Perform all work in accordance with established standards and safety procedures.
  • May demonstrate basic operations to others.
  • Work under direct oversight.
  • Become certified in FPI and Radiographic Inspection.
  • Possess adequate knowledge of Exotic manufacturing and NDT processes to be able to anticipate problems to implement effective and productive inspection techniques.

Skills, Education and Required Experience

  • Knowledge of shop math and precision measurement equipment.
  • Able to read and understand manufacturing planning, engineering blueprints and sketches and knows when to stop and ask for clarification.
  • Able to communicate and understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Prior experience in aerospace working to customer-developed procedures and standards preferred.


Working Conditions

Use of protective clothing, glasses, and other equipment to prevent burns and eye injuries.

Physical Requirements

Performs physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and frequent movement of the whole body, such as climbing, lifting up to 50 pounds, balancing and handling of material.



We offer a comprehensive and competitive total compensation package. See what we have to offer!

  • Benefits: Our benefits start on day 1 of employment! We offer 2 medical plan networks, each with 4 plan designs – you’ll be sure to find the healthcare plan that fits your life! With each medical plan network, there are plans that include a Health Savings Account and a Health Reimbursement Account. You can choose from 3 dental plan options and vision coverage as well. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts for both Childcare and Healthcare expenses as well as optional Supplemental Medical Benefits (Critical Illness, Accidental Injury & Hospital Indemnity). Reduced healthcare premiums offered with a wellness incentive credit. Our company provided Life Insurance (1x annual salary), Accidental Life & Dismemberment Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability insurance are available to employees. 
  • Bonus: This position receives a 5% Annual Cash Incentive Plan, which is a bonus based on division performance.
  • Retirement: Our 401k offers up to 5% Employer match with an annual Retirement Income Account (RIA) contribution of 3%. 
  • Time Off: To help promote a healthy work/life balance, this position receives 80 hours of Paid Vacation plus Paid Sick time, which accrues at 1 hour for every 30 hours worked. 
  • Holidays: Up to 14 Paid Holidays, including paid time off every year between Christmas and New Year’s. 
  • Parental Leave: 4 weeks Paid parental leave at 100% of your pay when you have a new addition to your family. 
  • Education: Ongoing education is supported through our Educational Reimbursement program.
  • Extras: Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance programs, financial guidance resources, paid jury duty time, bereavement time and volunteer time, as well as paid days off for citizenship testing, marriage and birth. Free membership to, and optional legal coverage were additions to our benefits package this year.
  • Certain positions may be offered relocation assistance and/or stock options.


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.

This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements. Completion of a U.S. Export Compliance Notice is required. Prospective employees must identify their status as a U.S. or Foreign Person, as well as their country of citizenship and residence. 

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. 

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 and (06/20/2006) (C/O July 2015)

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