Engineering Technician 3

Posted a month ago
Main Location
Falls Church, VA, United States
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. Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an Engineering Technician 3, to provide calibration support in our Metrology Laboratory at the Promontory, Utah site. Role Description: Successful candidate will be required to help maintain process calibrators and standards related to a metrology laboratory. Must be able to understand networking concepts on a variety of operating systems. Candidate needs to possess great troubleshooting skills and be able to maintain electronic systems including coordination with customers and suppliers. Candidate will be required to review drawings, specifications and schematics in support of various manufacturing activities and development projects. Must be able to read and understand electrical systems and components as well as use a variety of electronic troubleshooting equipment. Candidate may be required to fabricate and checkout electronic and force system calibrators as well as mechanical devices. Great interpersonal skills with other technicians and engineers are required on a daily basis. Candidate must be willing to work overtime on occasion to meet customer and manufacturing requirements. Candidate may be required to do calibrations on Electronics, Temperature, Pressure and Force items in the lab. Candidate must be able to demonstrate a strong attitude towards safety and self-development. Experience Requirements: • Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedures. • Excellent written and oral communication skills to create clear and understandable documentation • Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database applications Experience Preferred: • Computer networking experience • Experience in set-up, fabrication, and troubleshooting of computer-controlled equipment • Knowledge of measurement science, calibration and NIST requirements Education/Certifications: • Associate degree in Electronics plus 4 years minimum related experience. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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Engineering Technician 3
Northrop Grumman