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Technical Services Engineer

Requisition ID: R10073367

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Port Hueneme, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 Mission Systems has an immediate opportunity available for a Technical Services Engineer. This opportunity is located in Pt. Hueneme, CA.

What You’ll get to Do:

Working in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility and reshaping the world we live in. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an Engineer that will be functioning as a Mission Module (MM) equipment Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the Littoral Combat Ship Mission Package Design, Engineering, Production and Sustainment (DEP&S) Program.  This position will serve as technical lead for the planning, logistics, lifecycle support, integration, and modernization of Mine Countermeasure (MCM) Mission Module (MM) equipment.

The Technical Services Engineer will support the operations of the Mission Package Support Facility (MPSF) in planning and executing Surface Warfare (SUW), Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) and Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Mission Modules (MMs) lifecycle sustainment both ashore and aboard LCS Class Ships. Plans sequence of assembly, installation, repair and other maintenance functions relating to all assigned equipment. Plans detailed operations from blueprints, engineering orders, change notices, technical manuals and other engineering releases. Maintains progress reports, schedules, and other related records.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining close working relationships and liaise with other organizations within the Northrop Grumman Corporation and NAVSEA enterprises to develop and deliver comprehensive schedules and project plans/tasks.
  • Manage and work with government, military and staff on milestones and assist with schedule development, preparing correspondence and reports of a technical nature and other duties as required supporting a collaborative team process.  
  • Ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across functional groups including training, operations, material, and quality. 
  • Research parts for technicians and customer representatives.
  • Review and coordinates with logistics personnel to provide feedback to equipment Allowable Parts Lists (APLs).
  • Provide technical advice and guidance on installation, adaptation, configuration or enhancement of company technical products, programs and systems.
  • Provide expertise for resolving technical problems, troubleshoots product and modifies product to customer requirements.
  • Provide recommendations for MM Engineering Change Proposals (ECP).
  • Develop Supplier Statements of Work (SSOW) for repair and overhaul of MM equipment using manuals and engineering drawings.
  • Understanding and utilizing Navy programs of record to include :

MM Planned Maintenance System (PMS) utilizing the SKED 3.2 program MM Corrective Maintenance (CSMP) utilizing Maintenance Figure of Merit (MFOM) Automated Work Number (AWN) Job development and management

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in a STEM related field and a minimum of 2 years related experience. 0 Years with Masters. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Candidate must have experience in the sustainment of military systems and equipment
  • At a minimum, must have previously held an Active DOD Secret Clearance within the last 2 years or must have an active Interim DoD Secret Clearance which requires US citizenship.
  • Candidate will be required to perform physically demanding work, to include working in tight, restricted access quarters onboard a US Navy warship, climbing 20 feet ladders and standing for long periods of time on a Navy ship or pier.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in a STEM field.
  • Experience with equipment logistics, technical manuals, oversee parts ordering system, quality control inspections
  • Ability to generate and assign work and supervise all personnel in/around shop operation areas
  • MFOM/AWN Job Development and Management (or equivalent USN maintenance system)
  • Ability to conduct and report on technical review of work packages
  • Experience in embarking/debarking LCS Class MPs
  • Experience performing or supporting Quality Assurance verification on production end items.
  • Supervisor's knowledge of the SUW, MCM and ASW systems and inter-workings of the LCS Class MM program
  • Knowledge of and experience with working within the LCS/MM programmatic and operational management environment (i.e., experience working within the NAVSEA PMS 420 and LCSRON community)
  • Working knowledge of Navy Modernization process to include
  • Experience in Navy maintenance to include Ship’s Maintenance and Material Management (3M), Preventive Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance and loading and unloading equipment from Navy ships


Salary Range: $77,100 USD - $115,700 USD

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.