Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne NDT Technician 2- Swing Shift in Redmond, Washington


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a leading supplier of chemical and electric propulsion systems for Earth-space and interplanetary spacecraft. Aerojet Rocketdyne systems are on a large majority of U.S. spacecraft and we have on-going programs supporting European and Japanese customers. Our programs span the range from basic research for next-generation systems to on-going production for current missions. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Our Redmond, WA Space Electronic site is looking for an NDT Technician 2 (Swing Shift). This position will perform nondestructive testing (NDT) of aerospace components and assemblies under general supervision. May also involve inspection of electro-mechanical systems during assembly and functional test operations. If necessary, additional inspection training in areas outside of NDT will be provided to the selected candidate.

This is a swing shift position (3:30pm- 2:00am, can be flexible) Monday through Thursday, 10 hours per day. However, candidates must be willing to work other shifts, as well as overtime as needed.


What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs

Beautiful Campus – Large campus with forested trail, basketball court, fitness center, covered bicycle parking, and outdoor gazebos

Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as America’s Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under limited supervision:

40% - Perform NDT of products utilizing a variety of methods including ultrasonic immersion testing (UT), radiographic (RT), penetrant testing (PT), etc. Includes set-up, interpretation, evaluation and documentation of test results.

30% - Mechanical and electrical assembly inspection in an aerospace environment. Inspects product in accordance with applicable industry specifications, requirements, and written work instructions.

10% - Coordinates and communicates with the assembly supervision, customers and government inspectors to ensure prompt completion of all required inspections.

10% - Works with quality engineers to improve cost efficiency of inspection processes and develops improved inspection methods.

10% - Train or perform all the duties of lower graded inspectors as needed.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent preferred and one (1) year of related experience. May require certification in assigned area.

Must be qualified NDT Level 2 (or higher) per NAS 410 and have documentation to include certifications and training hours. Certification required within 3 months of hire. Certification in PT is preferred, and experience/certification in RT and UT are desirable. Experience working in an aerospace assembly/test environment is highly desirable. Must have the skills and knowledge to set up and standardize equipment, process parts, interpret, evaluate inspection results in terms of existing codes, standards, and specifications, and document results. Must be able to understand engineering drawings and specifications. Experience with visual inspection of welded and brazed components is a plus. Proven ability to perform a variety of tasks, often changing assignments on short notice. Must be able to communicate well.

Requires general knowledge of typical quality systems (ISO 9001, AS9100). Must have general computer skills to include MS Word, MS Excel, and ERP systems.

Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is regularly expected to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Successful passing of initial and annual visual acuity exams required. Employee will need to work near moving mechanical parts and in loud working conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, chemicals or airborne particles.

Pay range for this position:

24.52 - 33.97 per hour

Note about pay range:

Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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Location US-WA-Redmond

Job ID 21288

Zip 98052

Category Inspection - Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site