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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a C omposite Bonder Technician 3 based in Clearfield, Utah . This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail, top focus on quality and excellent people skills.
This position is dynamic and challenging, requiring ingenuity, collaboration, and an insatiable drive to make the impossible possible. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and robust benefits as we work together to defend and define the future.
Read and interpret blueprints.
Lay out articles, cut parts or materials to size and apply liquid or solid bonding agents.
Understanding of ply orientations and vacuum bagging processes
Operate autoclave, hydraulic presses, and ovens to complete bonding cycle.
Control conditions of heat, pressure, and timing by setting and operating various controls according to the specifications for the materials and the bonding agent being used.
Sands, burrs and smooth over areas, applying sealing resins to cut or exposed edges.
Monitors and verifies quality of finished product. Completes repairs on composite, metal or laminate bonded products using inspection and rework instructions.
High School diploma or GED and 4 years of composites experience in an aerospace, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment. .
Must currently hold an active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance with an investigation/re-investigation within the last 5 years to apply
Ability to obtain (PAR) Special Program Access prior to start
Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead.
Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment.
Ability to work flexible, changing shifts, including weekends
Ability to pass medical/respiratory evaluation in order to obtain and maintain necessary respirator clearance and compliance with all respirator fitting requirements.
Must be able to pass a New Hire Physical prior to start.
Experience in composite fabrication
Completion of AFAB Certification (115- Structures, 120- Composites, 110- Blueprints, 130- Ethics)
Experience with hydraulic parts, aircraft fabrication, assemblies, components, and systems in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment
Completion of an A&P certificate program
Active DoD Secret Clearance with a background investigation completed within the last six years
Salary Range: $23 - $39
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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