Lockheed Martin Test Engineer in Palmdale, California

In this position, located in Palmdale, California, you will perform engineering evaluation including defect analysis, nondestructive testing (NDT) methods analysis, and inspection (when inspection is required must have a minimum level II certification). Prepare and revise Technique Data Sheets (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. Participate in development of NDI training course material for level I and II. Must be able to obtain DOD Secret clearance. Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally to conduct NDI business. May be required to work 1st or 2nd shift and potential weekend shift based on program needs.

Basic Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree or above in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline. • 1-3 years of aerospace nondestructive testing experience and documented previous NAS-410 Level III certification in at least 3 NDT methods (PT, MT, UT, RT, or ET). Must be a U. S. Citizen.

Desired skills - Industrial Radiographer or trainer card from the Texas Department of Health - Certifiable to ASNT Level III certification in at least three of the following methods is preferred: PT, MT, RT, UT, ET, Shearography (ST), or IR; however, NAS 410 Level 2 or Level 3 certifications in multiple methods would be considered.

  • Must be able to obtain DOD Secret clearance.

  • Experience in nondestructive inspection (NDI) of: casting, welding, composite structure, and bonded assemblies.

  • An AWS-CWI certification is a plus.

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

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.

Job Location(s): Palmdale California