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Northrop Grumman P-3 SCA NDT Tech / SCA Engineering Technican 5 / Secret / Interim Secret in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced personnel with P-3 aircraft background to support a contingent maintenance program with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Lake Charles, LA. The CBP P-3 fleet consists of Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and Long Range Tracker (LRT) high-endurance, all-weather, tactical turbo-prop aircraft. The AEW aircraft are utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries. The LRT aircraft are used to intercept, track airborne and surface threats in source and transit zone countries. The P-3 aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art, highly sophisticated sensor equipment, i.e., radar, electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) detecting systems.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for a Senior Aircraft NDT Technician to perform calibrations, Nondestructive Tests, and evaluations for acceptance or rejection determinations according to written instructions and record results.

NDT Technicians, also known as nondestructive testing technicians, utilize a variety of technologies to inspect products and materials for structural flaws. This can include a wide range of techniques, including radiography, ultrasound, current testing, and permeability testing. The six most frequently used NDT methods are eddy-current, magnetic-particle, liquid penetrant, radiographic, ultrasonic, and visual testing.

You will set up and calibrate equipment and interpret, evaluate results with respect to applicable codes, standards, and specifications. You will use your vast knowledge and familiarity with the scope and limitations of the method of NDT being used to organize and report results of NDT.

Your Responsibilities include:

Set up and calibrate nondestructive testing equipment.

Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT methods of inspection.

Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations.

Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results.

Interpret radiographs, cathode ray tube (CRT) or digital readouts, conductivity meters and visual indicators.

Organize and report test results.

Perform specialized inspections.

Perform other job related tasks as assigned by management.

Interface daily with supervisors about work priorities and progress of projects.

Actively participate in program planning and strategy sessions.

Actively participate in client safety initiatives, incident investigations, etc.

May, at times work at heights.


Basic Qualifications:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 10 years of Roger

NDT experience.

2. Demonstrated ability to effectively perform assigned NDT tasks and interpret results of inspections.

3. Code shooting capabilities.

4. IRRSP or State Card. Specific Skills

5. Strong work ethic, Dependable, Exceptional safety and quality awareness.

6. Adaptable to changing schedules and ability to work any shift.

7. Ability to obtain a current DOD Secret clearance

8. Ability to successfully complete a Department of Homeland Security CBP Background Investigation

9. A valid, unrestricted driver's license.

Physical Requirements: Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, visual acuity, accommodation, and color vision. Moving, carrying, lifting, objects in excess of 60 lbs, Climbing and working off of ladders, stairs, and scaffolding in excess of 50 ft. Working extended hours and standing for extended periods of time

Preferred Qualifications:

1. NDT Level II Certification (Radiography), UT, MT, PT Certification.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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