Nondestructive Inspection Career Ladder AFSC 427X2.
AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL MEASUREMENT CENTER RANDOLPH AFB TX
Results of a Nondestructive Inspection career ladder USAF Job Inventory are based on the responses of 661 of the 810 total assigned or 82 percent of the total ladder population. Job groups identified included Branch Supervisors, Administrators, NCOICs of the NDI Lab, General Inspection Personnel, and four specialized inspection groups. The groups were differentiated by the amount of time devoted to supervision and management tasks, and whether or not member performed the full range of nondestructive inspection methods. As in most career ladders, job content was found to change as a function of time in service and increase in skill level. Through the fourth enlistment, the job performed by Nondestructive Inspection personnel was primarily technical in nature, with members spending a majority of their time on inspection related tasks. Slight differences in job content were identified between personnel in various MAJCOMs.