Northrop Grumman Final Assembly Inspector 3_Active secret clearance in Mojave, California

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is looking for a Final Assembly Inspector3 to supporta program locatedin Mojave, CA facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Visually and physically inspect aircraft center fuselage structure, system and electrical installations for conformance to engineering requirements using a variety of precision measurement equipment and inspection tools to include micrometers, calipers, ball gages, flashlights, mirrors, ohm meters, laser gauges and depth gages.

  • Structure inspections include location, gap verification, shim installation, hole drilling, fastener installation, sealing and coatings.

  • System installations include tube, hose, valve, fastener installation, sealing and coatings common to hydraulic, pneumatic and fuel systems.

  • Electrical installations include route, clamping, string tie, connector mating, pin insertion, crimping and coatings.

  • Locate, identify and accurately document nonconforming product/material at time of discovery per applicable procedures.

  • Visually and physically inspect rework and repair for compliance per engineering requirements.

  • Mentor technicians on nonconforming product/material discovered during inspection to include engineering requirements, how to identify the nonconformance and process improvement.

  • Develop, promote, and maintain collaborative team environment with fellow inspectors, support organizations and customers.

  • Work well as part of a team and individually to increase quality, efficiency, effectiveness and affordability through process improvement and other quality control methods.

  • Must be able to pass formal classroom training to include but not limited to hole drilling, sealing, countersinking, and fastener installation.

  • Must be able to certify for half and full face respirator

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma plus5 years relevant mechanical or inspection work experience.

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

  • Must be able to work around composites, epoxies, and sealants for long periods of time.

  • Must be technically proficient in Microsoft Office Suite to include but not limitedto Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

  • Must be able to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include climbing, bending, crawling, stooping, and kneeling, lifting, working with arms overhead, leaning and laying.

  • Must be able Lift, grip, push, pull and hold 25+ pounds.

  • Must be able to work in and around Confined spaces to include but not limited to fuel tanks and ducts.

  • Must be able to push and pull own body weight to enter and exit confined spaces.

  • Must have an active in-scope (within the last 5 years) secret clearance and maintain and obtain program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of aircraft structures, systems or electrical experience.

  • 3+years of aircraft quality experience.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written.

  • A&P FAA Rating and a 4 year college degree

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