Non Destructive Test Tech 1

Requisition ID: R10026189

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield - UT, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 is currently seeking a Non Destructive Test Tech 1 to join our Nondestructive Testing (NDT) team at our Clearfield, Utah office.

We are seeking individuals to enter a highly rewarding career path in Nondestructive Testing.  These positions within the Quality organization are responsible for critical inspections of aerospace assemblies.  Technicians who do not have prior experience will be trained in NDT processes and must demonstrate continual progress toward and obtain a Level 2 certification. Technicians with prior NDT experience, including existing Level 2 certifications, will be trained to inspect product for NASA and other customers. 

Position can be filled at a higher level when experience and qualifications warrants it.

•  The primary training focus will be in the area of radiographic inspection (RT) of rocket motors using digital systems and Dye Penetrant inspection (PT) of metal components.  Personnel currently holding other Level 1 or higher certifications are encouraged to apply.
•  Support of other NDT methods will include Radiography (RT), Magnetic Particle (MT), Dye Penetrant (PT), Eddy Current (ET), Infrared Thermography (IRT), and/or Leak Testing (LT)
•  Handling and movement of energetic and non-energetic parts and components is required to perform inspections.
•  Continual cross train in other NDT methods will be provided if not already certified.
•  Overtime, weekend, and shift work will be required  

Experience Requirements:

•  High School Diploma or equivalent GED (education will be verified)
•  Must pass the 20/25 Snellen or Jaeger No. 1 vision test for NAS 410 certification
•  Advanced PC skills including proficiency with MS Office products, and electronic planning and drawings.
•  Demonstrated written and oral communication skills in English.
•  Experience with specification and drawing interpretations.
•  Familiarity with basic dimensional inspection equipment/ hand tools.
•  Perform physical requirements of this position including lifting up to 50 lbs.
•  Excellent attendance and punctuality, ability to work over time, and other shifts as required

Experience Preferred: 

•  Background in NDT of Aerospace products
•  Graduate of NDT Trade School program
•  1+ years of documented hours as an NDT Level 1 inspector; preferred certification is Radiography (RT), Magnetic Particle (MT), Dye Penetrant (PT), Eddy Current (ET), and Ultrasound (UT).  Other Level 1 certifications are encouraged to apply. RECORDS REQUIRED

Salary Range: 36400 - 60600

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.