Nondestructive Inspection - 2A7X2 - Air Force Careers
(2A7X2) Air Force Nondestructive Inspection
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY (PER THE AIR FORCE WEBSITE)
High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED
Normal color vision
Minimum of 18 years of age prior to entry into technical training
Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
Must be between the ages of 17 and 39
Technical Training: 49 days
Technical School Location: Pensacola NAS, FL
Status Upon Completion of Technical School: CCAF Degree with credits earned towards Nondestructive Testing Technology.
Job Description: The primary duties of Nondestructive Inspection is to find anything that’s wrong with Air Force aerospace weapons. They inspect the weapon systems components and support equipment for structural integrity and perform fluid analysis. This may include inspecting metal engine parts for wear and tear, and checking that lubricating oil and other fluids are not seeping into any cracks. They also conduct radiation testing, computing and monitoring personal exposure areas for radiographic operations, ensuring that levels are safe. Nondestructive Inspection also looks at imperfections, such as cracks, voids, processing defects, magnetic particle, radiographic, optical, and ultrasonic test equipment.