GKN (ASBU) NDT Technician II - 2nd shift (FC) in El Cajon, California

(ASBU) NDT Technician II - 2nd shift (FC)

Country: United States

Work Location: El Cajon

State: California

Advertising End Date: 31 Dec 2018

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Job Purpose

Under minimalsupervision, performs basic nondestructive testing to verify the structuralintegrity of metallic and/or nonmetallic structures. Uses conventional and automated ultrasonic,radiographic, eddy current and other NDT test methods, e.g., FPI.

Key Responsibilities

Principal Accountabilities

  • Conducts and documents tests on parts and assemblies to verify product conformance.

  • Identifies opportunities for improving processes, procedures or equipment.

  • Interfaces with engineers, peers, or internal customers for assistance and identification of requirements to resolve manufacturing related process problems.

  • Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning

duties) in full compliance with company standards, customer and government


5) Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports

the Company's overall business objectives and goals, by providing leadership in

issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”.

6) Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the

environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and

adherence to various government regulations.

7) Fully complies with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with

the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and

indirect contracting with the United States Government.

8) Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned.


Associate degree of applied science in nondestructive testing or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience& Qualifications

Requires a minimum of 4 years experience in the nondestructive testing discipline. Experience preferred in the nondestructive testing of metallic and/or nonmetallic materials. Must acquire and maintain nondestructive testing certification by passing required certification written and practical examinations. Other skills include knowledge of conventional and automated, robotic testing systems, good communications an computer skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member. Level II in at least one NDT method required.

Mental and Physical Demands

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English instructions

  • Manual dexterity

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment

  • Good vision with correction-must not be color blind-NDT only

GKN Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer.

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.