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Flight Inspector level 3/4

Requisition ID: R10016807

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale - CA, 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: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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 hiring Flight Inspectors level 3/4 in Palmdale, CA!

Essential Functions:

  • 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 Level 3:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent with at least 4 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 Active Secret Clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
  • Must be able to pass medical/respiratory exams

Basic Qualifications Level 4:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent with at least 6 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 Active Secret Clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
  • Must be able to pass medical/respiratory exams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12 years experience working with production, flight operations, Flight Test and engineering
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical issues clearly to all levels of leadership
  • A&P license is a plus

Salary Range: 58300 - 97100
Salary Range 2: 69200 - 115400

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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) 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 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?

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.