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Flight Test Tech 4

Northrop Grumman | Palmdale CA 93599 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/29/2020

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The Specialty Test Team has several openings for qualified Experimental Machinist. The selected candidate must have the
desire, and foundation that will enable him to develop and thrive in a dynamic Structural Test environment. The selected
candidate will perform dual roles as a Machinist and a Structural Test Technician. The Specialty Test Team is part of
the Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation Organization (SIT&E) within Northrop Grumman, Aerospace Systems, in
Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate:
• Will spearhead the effort to design equip and stand-up the B422 Quick-Fix shop supporting the B422 and B500
Structures Laboratories.
• Must be capable of manufacturing very complex close tolerance machined hardware in a variety of materials, from
Titanium, Structural Steels, Hi-Temperature Steels/Stainless Steels, Fiberglass Epoxy, Aluminum etc. Candidate must
be highly knowledgeable and experienced with cutting tool geometry, dynamic toolpath programming, and correct cutter
• Programming in MasterCam version X9 or higher, creating geometry or using Solid Models, IGES, STEP, DXF files, and
3 dimensional advanced programming techniques is a must. 4th and 5th axis programing a plus.
• Well versed in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance per ANSI 14.5M 1982/1994 specifications to interpret true position
and tolerance requirements.
• Capable of using HAAS CNC Milling Machines, Manual Knee-Mill, Manual Engine Lathe, as well as using all manual
support equipment and inspection tools to manufacture hardware with little or no direct supervision.
• Willing to work overtime when needed to satisfy customer requirements.
• Welding Experience with GTMAW a plus.


Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma/GED and 10 years of experience as a CNC Programmer/Machinist
• Must have a DoD Secret clearance, in scope within the last 6 yrs.
• Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
• 6 years experience of programing skills using Mastercam (or similar)
• Experience on HAAS CNC Milling Machines
• Experience with Manual Milling and Turning Machines
• Experience programming, setup and then producing parts with minimum supervision
• Experience manufacturing very complex close tolerance machined hardware in a variety of materials, from Titanium,
Structural Steels, Hi-Temperature Steels/Stainless Steels Invar, Fiberglass, Aluminum etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

• AA Degree plus 6 years of experience as a CNC Programmer/Machinist
• Structural Test Experience, Instrumentation, Mechanical or Hydraulics
• Advanced Programming Techniques
• Experience in GTMAW Welding
• Ability to work in a team environment.

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.

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Location Palmdale, CA, 93599, United States
Categories Aerospace & Aviation
Sec Clearances Secret

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