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Non-Destructive Test Engineer Staff (Level 4)

Palmdale, California

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Non-Destructive Test Engineer Staff (Level 4)

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 601098BR Date posted: Jun. 27, 2022 Locations: Palmdale, California COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:In this position, you will perform engineering evaluation including defect analysis, nondestructive testing (NDT) method analysis, and inspection (when inspection is required, candidate must have a minimum Level II certification). Prepare and revise Technique Data Sheet (TDS), including evaluation of supplier/co-producer TDSs and procedures. Prepare and review engineering specifications. Develop and evaluate new equipment technology. Design and evaluate Inspection Reference Parts (IRPs). Provide technical support to programs, field personnel, and suppliers/co-producers. You will use your abilities to assist in writing "Basis of Estimates" (BOEs) and assist NDI Test Engineering leadership in creating budget, manpower, and capital plans for the group.

You will participate in the development of NDI training course material for NDI Level I and Level II Inspection personnel.

Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally to conduct NDI business.

May be required to work 1st or 2nd shift and potential weekend shifts based on program needs. Applies advanced technical principles, techniques, theories and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles and theories.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Basic Qualifications:
- BS degree in Engineering, Math, Science, Computer Science or certification (ASNT Level III / NAS-410).
- Documented previous NAS-410 Level III certification in at least 4 NDT/NDI methods (PT, MT, UT, RT, ST, or ET).
- Must have thermography (IRT) experience.
- Must have at least four years of aerospace NDT/NDI experience.
- ASNT Level III certification in at least four of the following methods: PT, MT, RT, UT, ET, ST, or IRT.
- Experience in nondestructive inspection (NDI) of: casting, welding, composite structure, and bonded assemblies.
- Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally to conduct NDT/NDI business.
Desired Skills:
- Demonstrated program NDI lead.
- Ability to interact with both contractor and customer representatives to develop a non-destructive inspection plan, schedules and cost estimates.
- Experience with Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) requirements and collaboration with ASIP engineering specialists.
-Ability to develop program specific BOE's, capital plans, and manpower requirements.
- Experience with NDI sustainment activities in the field.
- Must have good customer relationship management skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and database utilization. Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: QA/Test and Inspection Type: Full-Time Shift: Multiple shifts available
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