Engineer II - NDT with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Boulder, Colorado
May 23, 2024
May 30, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Utilize non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques and principles (Liquid Penetrant, Visual, Film Radiography, Digital Radiography, and Computed Tomography) to evaluate product acceptability, validate hardware engineering designs, and consult on test results from destructive physical analysis and failure analysis. The Enterprise Assurance Strategic Capabilities Unit delivers critical assurance disciplines that protect and enable people, data and missions. We provide a comprehensive approach to managing risk across the enterprise for current and future information environments where the business and missions execute. We apply the use of innovative tools and robust processes to ensure mission and business success. What You'll Do:
Perform non-destructive testing of materials or articles in order to assure compliance to established requirements of ASTM E1742 and ASTM E1417, as well as BAE Systems Inc. standards and work instructions.
Perform visual weld inspections as an American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (AWS-CWI).
Design unique test setups for each computed tomography scan & operate the NSI X5000 (or equivalent) 3D computed tomography system to create high resolution models for further analysis. Reconstruct and analyze 3D computed tomography datasets using the efX software suite and/or Volume Graphics.
Perform and/or assist with data analysis and interpretation of inspection results.
Have functional understanding of other NDT methods, such as Ultrasonics, Eddy Current, Magnetic Particle, etc.
Create and/or modify manufacturing and in-service NDT procedures.
Review engineering orders to identify correct NDT method is applied.
Review/approve internal and supplier inspection techniques.
Provide NDT lab budget, establish requirements, and help make decisions for purchase of new NDT equipment and systems.
Coordinate with purchasing to order lab supplies as needed.
May be asked to assume role of NAS410 Responsible Level 3.
Assist with the development and maintenance of company NDT certification plan, including training program for newly hired personnel.
Be able to work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
Compile and prepare necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings and end-item product delivery.
Be able to provide and communicate understanding of both the technical and programmatic aspects of a project to the team as well as the customer.
Promote development of a strong team by participation in key aspects of the project and mentoring more junior team members.
May work with classified documents which requires thorough knowledge of DoD procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.
Maintain and update required records and reports.
Work closely with EHS to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations.
Present and resolve any technical program difficulties or discrepancies with the team, customers, and subcontractors in a timely manner.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Ability to certify in Radiography & Liquid Penetrant per NAS410 & BAE Systems Inc. standards.
Ability to apply/enforce/comprehend accept/reject criteria and revision status from engineering drawings, MIL-specs, industry standards, screening specs, or process certification training.
Flexibility to support program critical needs as required during non-traditional hours.A security clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $100500 - $124500 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.