Inspector – Level 2 Radiographic NDT / NDE (2nd Shift)

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an experienced Level 2 Radiographic Inspector to analyze, interpret and evaluate radiographs of materials, parts and weldments for compliance with required specifications and standards and for developing radiographic techniques and standards.

This will be a Second Shift, Union position located at our facility in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area).

Enjoy work/life balance at our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area) site. At this facility, we design & manufacture rocket engines and unique power systems that support space exploration & the defense of our nation such as NASA’s SLS, Lockheed Martin’s THAAD, Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser, and the Mars Perseverance Rover.

Essential Functions:

  • Read and interpret information from planning documents, drawings and specifications, engineering orders, inspection procedures, material review reports and other source documents to establish the procedures and requirements needed to perform radiographic inspection of material, parts and weldments. Develop work instructions from approved general procedures.
  • Set up and operate industrial x-ray and film processing equipment. Be familiar with the codes, standards, specifications and other contractual documents that control the method. Have the skills and knowledge to conduct system performance checks in accordance with the applicable process standard.
  • Analyze, interpret and evaluate radiographic disclosures without the aid of comparative charts to determine acceptability of materials, parts and weldments. Detect and identify defects affecting quality and safety factors such as cracks, inclusions, segregations, cavities, undercuts, draws, incomplete fusion and porosity. Determine the acceptability of items having marginal defects and reject those that do not comply with required standards and specifications.
  • Record test results, findings and dispositions manually or with the aid of a computer or computer based system.
  • Reject items that do not meet acceptance criteria. Coordinate recurring defects with concerned engineering and vendor personnel and recommend corrective action measures.


High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum work experience of 800 hours.
  • Prior X-ray and DR experience.
  • Certification as a Level 2 Radiographic Inspector, ASNT/NAS410 or equivalent.
  • Have a basic knowledge of product manufacturing and inspection technology.
  • Computer experience to include accessing on-line documents and information, working within the company business systems and Microsoft office.
  • Ability to pass vision test requirements.

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $55,500 – $110,000. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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