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Mechanical Technician 2-19013952

Location: Wallops Island
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre 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 2 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.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED is required Education/Certifications and 2 years related work experience.



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.

Job ID: 19013952

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required