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Tool Gauge Inspector 1

Requisition ID: R10074610

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Rotating Shifts (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 10

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 currently seeking a Tool Gauge Inspector 1 to provide support to our team in Clearfield, UT

Role Description:

This position involves detailed inspection of composites parts and assemblies throughout the manufacturing process of composite structures for quality and design verification in a fast paced high rate production environment.   It requires knowledge and experience related to visual inspections, detailed dimensional inspections of machined parts using laser tracker equipment, the use of standard measuring instruments and a background of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED (education will be verified)
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in an aerospace or manufacturing environment.
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance and the ability to obtain special program access
  • Candidate should have technical strengths in composite processing, operations, and inspection
  • Must be familiar with standard mechanical Inspection techniques and tools
  • Must be able to use standard measuring equipment
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, technical specifications and operating procedures
  • Must be able to work flexible and changing shift schedules
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work in a diverse work environment
  • Experience using power and/or hand tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong coursework in Math (Geometry & Trigonometry)
  • Experience or training of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
  • Experience using laser tracker inspection systems
  • Knowledge and
  • experience with Spatial Analysis, Polyworks or Verisurf Software


Salary Range: $19 USD - $31 USD

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

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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.