Orbital ATK Careers

Sr. Tool & Gage Inspector

Clearfield, UT

Job Description

Job ID: MA20181304-45080

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK is currently recruiting for a Sr. Tool & Gage Inspector to provide support to our Quality team in our Clearfield, UT location. 


Role Description & Responsibilities:

As a Sr. Tool & Gauge Inspector, you will work on and inspect next generation composite structures and tooling.

  • Performs dimensional inspections using Orbital ATK set-ups and hand-held instruments to measure parts, assemblies and tooling to drawing requirement per ANSI-Y14.5
  • Performs in-process inspections of assembled hardware per drawing requirements

It requires a knowledge and experience of various inspections using laser tracker systems, coordinate measuring machines, standard measuring instruments, and a background in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).



Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must have 5 years of inspection experience in an aerospace or manufacturing environment including:
    • Experience using laser tracker inspection systems
    • CMM programing and inspection in Camio


  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required (education will be verified)

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5
  • Experience inspecting tight tolerance machined components with complex geometry
  • Experience with dimensional inspection using precision hand tools and surface plate      setup
  • Strong coursework in Math (Geometry and Trigonometry)
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, technical specification, and operating procedures
  • Excellent computer skills required (Microsoft applications)
  • Knowledge and experience with Camio and Verisurf Software
  • Must be able to use laser tracker systems for detailed dimensional inspections of tooling and composite parts
  • Experience using power and/or hand tools, cranes, forklifts, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Availability for occasional weekend work

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to solve problems
  • Willingness to meet customer needs
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment
  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Production
Group: Flight