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NDT Inspector 1

Lebanon, NH, US, 03766

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If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Timken Aerospace manufactures precision bearings for engines, gearboxes, accessories, airframe controls and landing wheels. From turbine engines and gearboxes to helicopter transmissions and auxiliary power units and more, Timken Aerospace provides products help private, commercial and military aerospace customers fly high.


Job Description:

The primary responsibility of the NDT Inspector is to test bearing components for defects that could potentially cause a bearing to fail during operation.  Tests are performed on both in-process and finished components and utilize various non-destructive techniques such as eddy current inspection, fluorescent penetrant inspection, magnetic particle inspection, and surface temper etch inspection.  NDT is an effective means for detecting and segregating metallurgical defects, grind injury, and defects caused by machining.


Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Perform testing and analysis of various chemical solutions used in NDT.
  2. Calibrate and maintain calibration logs for NDT equipment.
  3. Interpret router and engineering print instructions as well as interpret and adhere to NDT specification requirements.
  4. Pull shop orders from designated staging areas and prep components for inspection (i.e. visually inspect, verify quantity, de-magnetize, clean, etc.).
  5. Perform non-destructive tests on bearing components per internal NDT specifications/technique sheets as well as develop technique sheets when necessary.
  6. Evaluate components per specified acceptance criteria.
  7. Post-Clean/De-Magnetize/Lubricate components and move to designated outgoing material areas.
  8. Responsible for training and assisting in methods rated.
  9. Record all results of tests and evaluation of components in logs and on routers.

General Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Basic mathematical and mechanical skills are required.
  • Level II certification achieved by meeting the minimum requirements set forth in IP 250.
  • Strong attention to detail along with the ability to multi-task and coordinate work activities to be efficient and productive is required.
  • Strong ability to follow written and prescribed work instructions/procedures and tasks.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret specifications, acceptance criteria, and engineering drawings.
  • *A mastery of applicable skills/techniques must be demonstrated in order to achieve position progression.

General Physical Requirements:





Verbal Communication



Written Communication



Hearing of Conversation Level



Vision: Distance



Vision: Near



Color Vision



Both Hands Required



Both Legs Required


Operates Powered Equipment





Specific Physical Requirements:

  • Walking to various points throughout the shop floor.
  • Near Vision – Snellen 20/25 at 16”, or equivalent visual examination as determined by medical personnel.  Snellen 20/25 as determined by a Titmus Orthorater – Ability to discern line 9 or standard 0.8. Candidate must meet requirements with at least one eye, either natural or corrected.
  • Near vision exams administered by an optometrist and determined by the optometrist to be equivalent to Snellen 20/25 shall be acceptable.
  • A Jaeger test capable of reading J1 at not less than 12 inches may be administered for referee purposes.
  • Color Perception – The candidate shall be able to distinguish and differentiate between the colors used in the method for which certification is sought.
  • Prolonged periods of standing. 
  • Lifting weight up to 35lbs. 
  • Repetitive gripping and flexing.


    Unusual Environmental Conditions:

  • Exposure to corrosives such as caustics and acids. 
  • Exposure to solvents such as acetone and methanol. 
  • Exposure to high frequency ultrasonics. 
  • Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet illumination and low ambient light conditions.
  • Exposure to intense electromagnetic fields.


    Required Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Vision protection, face shield, apron, gauntlets, nitrile gloves, safety shoes.


U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder is required due to munitions products.


Pay starts at $13/hr or more depending on experience and position. 

2nd shift hours: 3:00pm to 11:00pm, Monday through Friday.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received nine times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.6 billion in sales in 2018 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 35 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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