NDT/ X-Ray Technician II – 1st Shift (Onsite)


Fairfield, CA

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA09: Mission Sys (Propulsion) 3530 Branscombe Road , Fairfield, CA, 94533 USA

Position Role Type:

Collins Aerospace in Fairfield, CA, is looking for a dedicated and skilled X-ray technician to join our team in a fast-paced manufacturing setting. The position involves performing X-ray functions on manufactured parts following established X-ray inspection methods. X-ray functions include operating X-ray machines, developers, and densitometers after training and qualification. The X-ray technician also completes inspection records and nonconformance reports as part of their inspection operation.

This position is onsite in Fairfield, CA.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $3Paid vacation & and sick time
  • Eligible for Annual Increases
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Competitive Benefits Package, including first-day Medical Benefits.


  • This position is for 1st shift.
  • Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Overtime is available and/or mandatory on a business need basis.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform X-ray inspection functions on manufactured parts following established X-ray inspection methods.
  • Interpret film and certify conformance of parts to customer requirements.
  • Complete all necessary records to ensure compliance within certain specifications.
  • Operate X-ray machine, developer, and densitometer after qualification and training.
  • Demonstrate good safety working habits, including the wearing of radiation monitoring badges.
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow X-ray technique cards proficiently.
  • Work with engineering and rework personnel as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Typically requires a High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of a year of relevant experience. In the absence of a High School diploma or GED, 3 years of relevant experience is required.
  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee, or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) access.
  • Pass vision test and color perception test annually.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working as an X-ray technician.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • N-Ray experience
  • Digital X-Ray experience

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military, and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft, and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibilities.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business, and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

· Medical, dental, and vision insurance

· Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

· Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contributions, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

· Tuition reimbursement program

· Student Loan Repayment Program

· Life insurance and disability coverage

· Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

· Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

· Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

· Adoption Assistance

· Autism Benefit

· Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

· Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

· Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

· Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

· Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

· And more!

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibilities. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace every day.

*The salary range for this role is 28.36 to 38.37; however, RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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