28 days ago


Redmond, WA



Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense company specializing in space and defense propulsion products.

We have an immediate need for an experienced Assembly/Test Inspector whoideally hasaerospace experience working with electromechanical space flight components, assemblies and systems. IPC electrical fabrication experience is highly desirable. This is a first shift position that typically works Mondays-Thursdays from 5:30am-4:00pm, but candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules. This position will be located in our Redmond, Washington facility.

Note: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under general supervision:

50% - Perform mechanical and electrical assembly/test inspection.

20% - Review manufacturing orders and issue kit items.

20% - Qualified to perform all duties of lower inspection grades and perform such duties when applicable and required.

10% - Train lower level inspectors as directed.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent preferred and 3 years of related experience. May require certification in assigned area.

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

  • This position requires basic print reading skills along with the ability to use common inspection tools and instruments withlimited instruction or supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have generalcomputer skills that include MS Word, MS Excel, and use of email.
  • Familiaritywith ERP systems such as Oracle ispreferred.
  • At least 1 year of related experience as an inspector or assembly technician in an aerospace environment desired.
  • Experience with NDT is a plus.
  • An Associate's degree in a technical discipline or a two-year certificate from a college or technical school is preferred.
  • IPC electrical fabrication experience is highly desirable.

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 may need to work near moving mechanical parts or in loud working conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, chemicals or airborne particles. May require the ability to travel by air or auto.

About the Company

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne plays a key role in providing propulsion solutions that defend our homeland and support the space industry & communication, observation and exploration needs. We provide a wide array of products to the defense industry ranging from solid rocket motors and solid rocket propulsion systems to missile defense systems and warheads, as well as high efficiency electric propulsion, storable propellant engines, solid rocket motors, launch vehicle engine solutions to the space industry. Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding our product offerings, opening new markets in high speed strike weapons and hypersonics, as well as deploying new technologies such as additive manufacturing. Take a look at our career opportunities and find out how Aerojet Rocketdyne can LIFT your career into a higher orbit! Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding in several locations including Huntsville, Alabama! We are excited to announce that Huntsville is our new defense headquarters and we plan on hiring approximately 800 employees at that site over the next couple of years. With approximately 5,000 employees and locations across the USA, we have opportunities in the places you want to be: • Huntsville, Alabama • Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area) • West Palm Beach, Florida • Redmond, Washington • Camden, Arkansas • Carlstadt, New Jersey • Culpeper, Virginia • Stennis Space Center, Mississippi In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees


Aerospace and Defense