Operations Lead Engineer 5

Northrop Grumman Palmdale , CA 93551

Posted 4 months ago

The people of Northrop Grumman develop cutting-edge technologies that preserve freedom and advance human discovery. Our inventive spirit enabled us to vanguard many technological advancements in our nation's history, from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to landing on the moon, to today's lethal stealth bombers.

Working together, the people of Northrop Grumman keep America and our Allies safe. At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, everything our people build changes the course of human history. We are looking for someone who not only wants to be part of history, but someone who wants to join a team that makes history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a well-qualified Engineer with an extensive aerospace operational background working with systems or systems within a system. Selected candidate will serve as the principle engineering advisor to the Operations and Sustainment Program Manager.

In this capacity the candidate will act as the central liaison between operations and engineering. Selected candidate will mentor and provide technical leadership to an integrated teams of operators, engineers, and maintenance personnel located around the world responsible for ensuring airborne systems and associated support equipment are mission capable. Selected candidate will provide direct engagement to operations engineers providing customer support, engineering investigations, and repair dispositions at various sites worldwide.

Selected candidate will be responsible for the technical training and deployment schedules for a cadre of operations field engineers. Selected candidate will ensure technical data and engineering documentation is current, timely, and in accordance with contract requirements and engineering specifications. Selected candidate will provide regular briefings to the customer and program leadership regarding engineering status, technical challenges, and related risks. The ideal candidate will be an aerospace engineer with experience in aviation operations or developmental/operational test environments supporting real time system troubleshooting for manned or unmanned platforms.

Will also consider primary location in Chantilly, Virginia.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.

At least 14 years engineering experience in development, test, or operational environments. Proficient with MATLAB and IADS.

Prior maintenance experience troubleshooting manned or unmanned aerospace platforms.

Must have leadership experience mentoring engineers and/or maintenance personnel.

Current Top Secret/SCI clearance required.

Must be able to travel CONUS and deploy OCONUS up to 50%.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering or related fields.

Prior military experience in aviation operations or aviation maintenance.

Extensive experience with airborne systems in an engineering/troubleshooting support role.

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.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
QC Operations Supervisor I

Granite Construction Inc

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-10-14T00:00 Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do... Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place! Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery. At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future. General Summary This position is responsible for management of the laboratory, lab testing, and supervising lab and field technicians. This position oversees all quality control procedures and is responsible for maintaining all laboratory accreditation programs (AMRL, ASTM, and State). This position performs some sampling, testing, and inspection of construction materials in either a laboratory or field setting. Essential Job Accountabilities * Supervise technical staff job performance to ensure optimum use of resources with emphasis on work schedules. Exercise discretion in evaluating job performance and determining appropriate corrective action. Analyze workflow, establish priorities, and delegate tasks to technical staff in order to meet deadlines. * Conduct interviews and performance evaluations. Provide management with recommendations for technician annual compensation increases * Train technicians on sampling, testing, and inspection of construction materials to prepare them for additional certification. * Review and analyze sampling, testing, inspection and design results to both ensure quality standards are met including QC/QA projects and as a basis for overseeing technician job performance. * Oversee production personnel to ensure material process corrections are implemented. * Exercise discretion in evaluating and responding to customer service issues in order to ensure customer satisfaction levels are maintained. * Responsible for all facets of national accreditations (AMRL, ASTM), including meeting accreditation deadlines, identifying and exercising discretion in correcting lab deficiencies, maintaining laboratory standards, completing accreditation materials and coordinating facility and equipment maintenance. * Participate in and promote Granite's safety procedures to promote a safe working environment including compliance with OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations. * Perform sampling, testing, and inspection of construction materials on an "as needed" basis. Education/Certification * High school diploma required * Regional or State Agency certification for material being sampled, tested, inspected required * NICET III certification desired Work Experience * 5 years of related experience Knowledge, skills, and abilities * Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite * Ability to supervise technical staff * Strong organizational skills * Good oral and written communication skills Physical Demand The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additional Requirements/Skills * Valid driver's license and ability to drive * Team player * Ability and willingness to abide by Granite's Code of Conduct on a daily basis. About Granite Construction Incorporated Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here. Notice to Staffing Agencies Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies. Granite Construction Inc Palmdale CA

Operations Lead Engineer 5

Northrop Grumman