Non Destructive Test Tech 3/4Palmdale, CA

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Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for a Non Destructive Test Tech 3/4 for programs located in the Palmdale, CA facility within the Quality department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs non-destructive tests (NDT) on aircraft engines or components.

  • Inspects metallic and nonmetallic materials, parts and assemblies for defects using automated and manual methods and techniques including radiography, ultrasonic, penetrant, eddy current, shearography, thermography and magnetic particle.

  • Requires certifications in non-destructive testing in accordance with regulations.

B asic Qualifications Level 3:

  • High School Diploma/GED and 4 years of Non Destructive Test experience

  • Able to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or close spaces

  • Must be willing to work any shift, overtime or non-standard work schedule

  • This position requires an active DOD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

B asic Qualifications Level 4:

  • High School Diploma/GED and 6 years of Non Destructive Test experience

  • Able to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or close spaces

  • Must be willing to work any shift, overtime or non-standard work schedule

  • This position requires an active DOD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in Multiple Non Destructive Inspection (NDI) Disciplines

  • 2 Year degree/certification from NDI Training Institution

  • Mobile Automated Ultrasonic System experience

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Salary Range: $58,300 - $97,100

Salary Range 2: $69,200 - $115,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.