Mechanical Technician 3

Northrop Grumman Wallops Island , VA 23337

Posted 3 months ago

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components. Drafts detailed drawings for fabrication. Devices, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies. Sets up and tests complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions. Analyzes data and recommends modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications.


Role Description &

Responsibilities:

The Mechanical Tech will

  • Plan the methods and procedures required to provide technical support for scientific or engineering programmatic work.

  • Design support hardware components according to guidelines for prototype or one of a kind items.

  • Recognize design deficiencies or malfunctions where immediate determinations regarding causes and needed corrections are required.

  • Daily responsibilities will require direct contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors.

  • Perform a wide variety of non-standard tasks in the mechanical and electrical areas.

  • Perform both mechanical and electrical structural analysis set-ups.

  • Maintain proper documentation records for all flight hardware assembly, integration and test activities.

  • Some business travel may be required.

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate should have a minimum of six years of related experience.

  • Ability to travel :Travel expectation of 0-20%

  • U.S. citizenship required.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Must be able to read technical drawings and use basic hand tools.

Basic Qualifications:

Education/Certifications:

High School Diploma or GED is required Education/Certifications and 6 years related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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Mechanical Technician 3

Northrop Grumman