🧰 NDE Technician, Apprentice, Level I, Level II

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Company Overview:  

Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.  


The Additive Development team is responsible for development and maturing the core additive manufacturing technology used to product Relativity’s orbital class launch vehicles. The NDE Team applies, improves, and performs all inspection methods to which certified, specific to Relativity’s Additive Manufacturing Methods.

What you’ll do: 

Your core responsibilities will be:

  • Perform volumetric NDE inspections using novel and advanced radiographic techniques.
  • Evaluate digital RT images for quality and accuracy.
  • Perform surface NDE inspections with dye penetrant and other methods developed for our additive Manufacturing process.
  • Follow relevant NDE inspection plans and procedures and techniques.
  • Support development of our inspection and NDE procedures with our Factory Development Teams

What you need to know:  

  • Proof of NDE Classroom Training and Certificates
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering work instructions and drawings
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
  • 40 Hour Radiation safety training/certification with IRRSP X-ray card
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs unassisted, stand for extended period of time.
  • High School Diploma or GED

Nice to haves but not required:  

  • NDE Level II Certification in radiography (RT/DR/CR), ultrasonics (UTT/UTPA), dye penetrant (PT) and visual inspection (VT)
  • NDE level II in other methods (Eddy Current, EMAT)
  • Certified weld inspector status (CWI)
  • Experience inspecting various materials and geometries
  • Knowledge of industry standards (NASA, AMS, AWS/ASME, ASTM, etc.)

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



United States, Long Beach, California

Posted 17d ago