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Hours Full-time
Location Asheville, North Carolina

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United States of America


PW715: Asheville Site W Asheville Greenfield Site TBD , Asheville, NC, 28803 USA

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Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

This is an Alternate Work Week (AWW) position: Friday - Sunday 6:00 am - 6:30 pm

Employees must be in their role for 12 mos. before applying.

Relocation assistance is not offered and will not be considered.

Job Summary: The inspector will work to obtain a DX and NDT inspection stamp. They will be able to perform basic inspection functions such as blueprint interpretation, use of basic hand gauges and understanding technical standards. The basic operations include training to become an FPI (fluorescent penetrant inspection), X-Ray, Etch, Ultrasonic or CT (computerized tomography) Scan inspector. This position will require performing routine operations.


Typical tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs non-destructive inspection (NDI) such as FPI/ X-RAY/ Etch/ Ultrasonic and CT scan based on qualifications, performs cleaning and inspection of aircraft components according to customers specifications, airworthiness directives, applicable manufacturers CMM guidelines and operating procedures and identifies structural and material defects, interprets test results, completes test reports and presents findings
  • Maintains NDT equipment, maintains current knowledge of and complies with customer/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Joint Aviation Administration (JAA) technical data as applicable to the work assigned and maintains proper segregation and identification of components in progress
  • Familiarity with plant tools, equipment, blueprints and inspection gauges: Follows procedures to perform in-line checks and verification of dimensions, to ensure appropriate documentation, and to make sure that process steps are being followed, interprets engineering technical data, such as manufacturing or part drawings, to provide guidance to cross functional teams, uses a variety of fixed and variable measuring instruments including automated measuring, performs Solumina required job audits for OpCert surveillance and performs OpCert over-inspects, as required
  • Bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, train other inspectors to perform work tasks and provides technical support and maintain a strong working relationship with the operations team
  • Detailed NDT inspection certification is required at the conclusion of training.
  • Stand and walk for long periods of time and perform physical activities such as bending, reaching, pulling and pushing


  • 1+ year's experience in any NDT method (i.e. fluorescent penetrant testing, X-Ray, magnetic particle, CT, ultrasonic, etch), OR certification or degree in any NDT method (i.e. fluorescent penetrant testing, X-Ray, magnetic particle, CT, ultrasonic, etch)
  • 3+ years of experience working a Quality or related technical role within a manufacturing/ production facility
  • High School Diploma / GED or equivalent
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract


  • Possess a Pratt and Whitney inspection NDT stamp in one specific category
  • Understanding of conventional Quality related inspection, NDT, CMM, calibration and other machine shop inspection process and procedures
  • Understanding of Aerospace Quality requirements


Must be a U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship.

What is my role type? In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is Onsite. Employees who are working in Onsite roles will

work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

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Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Required qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • 16 years or older

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Posting ID: 941447781 Posted: 2024-05-10 Job Title: Non Destructive Testing Inspector