Flight Inspector 4 (Edwards AFB)

Requisition ID: 20018517

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Edwards AFB
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 2nd Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.  
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has a current opening for a Flight Inspector 4 located at Edwards AFB, CA.

 The Essential Functions of the job 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.
  • May require some domestic and international travel.

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 5 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 Clearance to start and able to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10 years experience working with production, flight operations, 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.
  • Top Secret Clearance

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 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.

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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.