Flight Inspector 4 Patuxent River, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Flight Inspector 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Patuxent River, Maryland.

This Inspector's duties include:

  • Inspecting demonstrator and production aircraft systems, equipment and parts for operation and conformance to government and company standards and specifications.

  • Inspecting the installation and operation of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, fuel, oil, and emergency systems and other parts and equipment of aircraft.

  • Performing preflight and post-flight inspections in accordance with standard procedure on flight-proven aircraft.

  • Approving non-flight-proven aircraft for flight. Inspects, adjustments, repairs, or modifications made on the aircraft.

  • Monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma with at least 8 years experience in aerospace with emphasis in aircraft manufacturing and quality assurance. Or an Associate's degree with at least 3 years experience in aerospace with emphasis in aircraft manufacturing and quality assurance.

  • Must be capable of performing mechanical measurement, test witness, processing of nonconforming material into the MRB and verification of reworked or repaired product.

  • Must have an Interim Secret to start and able to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance.

  • Must be able to pass medical/respiratory exams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12 years experience working with production, flight test, and engineering.

  • An A&P license is a plus.

  • Excellent coordination and communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical issues clearly to all levels of leadership.

Salary Range: $79,800 - $133,000

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.

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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