Ndt X-ray Tech Level 2
Precision Castparts Corporation
 Groton, CT
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Position Description

Job Description


  • To evaluate and interpret all radiographs taken of castings using film and or Computed Radiography (CR) to determine that discrepancies meet customer specifications and PCC standards; to determine if parts are acceptable or need repair; to mark and route parts for necessary repairs and sign final reports that approve castings sent to customers.


  • Review paperwork, technique cards, and specifications to determine requirements prior to evaluation of radiographs.
  • Determine which views are needed and ensure that the Level I provided all views required for the current operation.
  • Review weld maps to ensure all welds have been radiographed.
  • Check radiographs for proper sensitivity, density, and coverage.
  • Interpret and evaluate radiographs to determine the quality of the casting and accept or route the part for repair.
  • Distinguish between true discontinuities and the challenging indications that nickel-based super alloy castings present for image evaluation.
  • Interpret and identify surface and subsurface discontinuities per customer specifications.
  • Mark problem areas on parts needing repair; may request additional radiographs to verify or locate indications; route for repair and recommend necessary repairs.
  • Ensure proper radiograph filing and storage is obtained.
  • Perform equipment calibrations/checks as needed.
  • Adhere to plant and department safety rules.
  • Safely operate equipment and tools.
  • Identify and report safety problems.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager when needed.


  • Training will be provided on the job.
  • Radiography Level I and II courses must be completed when requested.
  • Computed Radiography (CR) courses must be completed when requested.
  • Certification must be achieved and maintained through various written and performance-based exams.


  • Advanced radiographer skills as demonstrated by the competent performance of radiographer duties or equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.
  • High school diploma or GED (necessary for NDT certification).
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Ability to read, follow, and interpret technique cards, quality manual procedures, and other technical specifications as needed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to perform essential job functions such as lifting up to 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Previous X-Ray experience with nickel-based castings preferred.


Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.