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Inspector - Material Testing (2nd Shift)

Inspector - Material Testing (2nd Shift)

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US-CA-Canoga Park
Inspection - Inspector

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Material Testing Inspector to join our team in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area). 2nd Shift, Union position.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

- Inspect ferrous and non-ferrous materials surfaces for defects using test equipment.


5% - Plan the methods and set up equipment and parts for exposed and/or hidden surfaces inspection that includes restricted and normally non-accessible areas of fracture critical parts.


5% - Prepare parts for penetrant inspection, using special equipment and inspection fixtures to permit processing of hidden surface areas where access to areas is restricted


30% - Perform fluorescent and contrast dye penetrant inspection of hidden surface areas using inspection equipment for processing and inspecting parts.


10% - Inspect hidden surfaces of fracture critical parts using specially designed equipment such as flexible fiber optics borescopes, rigid rod optics scopes and inspection fixtures.


10% - Determine acceptability of parts.  Collaborate with engineering, laboratory or other personnel when penetrant indication results are questionable.


20% - Prepare and complete required inspection reports, including reports of non-performance conditions, manually or with the aid of a computer or computer based system.


20% - Stamp or otherwise approve work as acceptable and in compliance with fracture control specifications or customer requirements, otherwise order rework or rejections.



High school diploma or equivalent required.


- Level II certification ASNT or NAS 410 required.


 - Currently certified or previously certified Level II Penetrant Inspector.


 - Other certifications a plus.


US Citizenship required. Must also 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/Physical Requirements:

The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds.  Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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