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Non-Destructive Test Technician 1

Requisition ID: R10068299

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a Non-Destructive Test (NDT) Technician 1 based out of Clearfield, UT.

This job involves performing and interpreting Ultrasonic (UT) inspections using automated inspection systems and handheld techniques to determine acceptability of composite aircraft parts throughout the manufacturing process for quality and design verification in a fast paced high rate production environment.   Based on the technical nature of this position, experience and training is required to meet Level 1 certification requirements per NAS410.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED and basic non-destructive training/experience per NAS410 in Ultrasonics (education and certification will be verified).
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 0-1 year of Ultrasonic inspection experience in an aerospace or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience and familiarity with inspection/interpretation requirements of composite parts/materials.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-disciplined team.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance and special program access.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Efficient at MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other office systems
  • Must have the skills and knowledge to interpret codes, standards, and other contractual documents that control NDT method(s)
  • Must be capable of conducting NDT for the acceptance of parts and document the results
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team
  • Excellent communication skills are required
  • Ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Perform physical requirements of the position, including handling/positioning parts in the Ultrasonic inspection tanks to perform Ultrasonic inspections


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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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.