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Northrop Grumman's Aeronautics Systems sector is looking for a Non-Destructive Test Tech 3 to support the Aerospace Structures Business Unit in Iuka, MS .
Conduct NDT (Nondestructive Testing) tests using specific techniques on aerospace products. Understand products, equipment set-up, and NDT operations. Follow specific operating procedures. Use safety specifications. Interpret and evaluate test results.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Review routers, procedures, specifications, and other instructions for completeness and instructions to perform operation
Process parts in accordance with procedures and technical instructions to evaluate for weld, braze, and/or casting discontinuities exceeding specified requirements
Work with UT and X-ray generating equipment
Set-up, operate, calibrate, and perform Process Control Checks on NDT equipment by following established instructions and record results
Interpret, evaluate, and report evaluation results, as required and outlined
Fill out required logs and statistical data sheets, as required
Maintain required job skills and knowledge of requirements (including procedures, specifications, etc.)
Maintain work area, equipment, and all documents/records to be audit ready at all times
Provide On-the-Job Training (OJT) to Level I NDT Inspectors and fellow Level II NDT Inspectors
Assist the Level III in developing specific test techniques
Completes these and other job duties as instructed
This position can be filled at varying shift times. Shift differential will be paid during eligible shifts.
High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience.
Two years manufacturing experience in nondestructive testing
Currently or previously certified to NDT Level II in UT and X-ray in accordance with NAS-41 0 (documentation required)
Ability to provide documentation showing the completion of radiation safety training in accordance with state laws.
Able to read and interpret blueprint and engineering drawings and be able to document non-conformances as required
Ability to successfully pass vision screen and color blindness tests
Ability to pass General, Specific, and practical exams within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company .
Able to be subject to a variety of physical conditions and areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces
Able to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. May occasionally lift 50 pounds (with assistance)
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
Aerospace or aviation experience
Able to utilize measuring devices including comparators, micrometers, scales, and calipers
Experience with X-ray film and non-film methods
Familiarity with AS9100 , NADCAP, and other Quality / NDT auditing / accreditation systems strongly preferred
Experience with digital/computed radiography (CR) strongly desired (familiarity with GE CR systems and software a plus)
Experience with Automated Through Transmission Systems strongly desired.
Experience with MAUS systems strongly desired.
Experience with Multiple brands of Flaw detectors strongly desired.
Experience in the interpretation of flaws in Composites desired
Certification in other NDT methods (Flash thermography) strongly desired
Positive attitude and ambition to excel / advance in skills and knowledge
Attention to detail and an ability to produce error-free products and accurately complete paperwork
Willingness to cross train in other NDT methods
Ability to work extended or flexible schedule on short notice as needed.
Able to work under general direction with minimal supervision
Salary Range: $48,600 - $81,000
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.
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