Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Assoc NDT Tech

Rocket Center, WV

Job Description

Job ID: GS20180604-44924

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.



  • Support a wide variety of NDT activities including Radiography, Ultrasonic, Liquid Penetrant and Eddy Current inspection, using manual and automated techniques
  • Handle and move explosive and non-explosive parts and components, as required, to assist with NDT inspections
  • Cross train in NDT methods listed above, if not already certified
  • Actively train and obtain experience under direct supervision of a certified Level 2 or Level 3


  • High school education or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience with NDT techniques preferred
  • Knowledge of radiographic safety requirements preferred
  • Capable of passing a near vision (Jaeger 1) eye exam, with corrected or uncorrected vision, and a color perception exam
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Must be available to work overtime and shift rotation as work load dictates
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings
  • Must have the physical ability to work in a restricted radiation area
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite
  • Familiarity with basic dimensional inspection equipment / hand tools
  • Good computer skills; general windows operations and networks
  • Candidate must have strong mathematical skills including basic algebra, excellent oral and written communication


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.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Defense