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Mechanical Tool Control Technician – level 2

Requisition ID: R10069647

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 is seeking a Mechanical Tool Control Technician to join our team. This position is located in Linthicum, MD. The Technician:

Performs a variety of skilled tasks including but not limited to trouble shooting, repairing and preventive maintenance on environmental test equipment which utilize liquid refrigerants in order to provide aircraft, engineering, and manufacturing support, and implement any changes approved by engineering, management or MTC Lead Specialist.

1.  Responsible for all application of a variety of cooling carts including but not restricted to performing routine sample tests of liquid refrigerants/coolants, etc.

2.  Trouble shoot, operate, maintain and repair all refrigeration based systems on environmental test equipment, i.e. thermal chambers, cooling carts, processes, devices, and associated equipment.

3.  Contact management or lead specialist, engineering, suppliers, or equipment manufacturers to obtain work orders, drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics, manufacturers specifications, catalogs, and oral or written instructions to perform the tasks required for assigned task.  Verify information and report any discrepancy to management or lead specialist.

4.  Analyze and repair malfunctions on all refrigeration systems used as environmental test equipment.

5. Modify and repair associated environmental test equipment components of piping/tubing by bending, cutting, threading, soldering, brazing or gluing.

6.  Complete data entries, graphs, charts, or reports as required.

7.  Maintain records and logs as required.

8.  Operate computer systems, including business application systems and PC-based software applications.

9.  Maintain all equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition.

10. Modify existing air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including Environmental Test Chambers to utilize the new Environmental Protection Agency approved refrigerants.

11.  Check and adjust all systems for proper operation after repairs or modifications.

12.  Repair and maintain all pneumatic and minor electronic components related to this job description.

13. Must possess applicable licenses as required by management.

14. Work along with contractors or vendors to accomplish the goals set forth by management.

15.  Must possess applicable licenses as required by management.

16.  Follow all Northrop Grumman safety rules and regulations including but not limited to lock out tag out procedure, confined space entry, wearing steel toe shoes, driving company vehicles, and other safe practices and personal protective equipment to insure a safe working environment for all employees.

This is an IBEW Union Represented position. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS graduate or recognized equivalent.  Two years Vocational or trade school or equivalent military school that focus on a specific trade, craft or career path related to  the, installation, troubleshooting, modification, repairing, and performing preventive maintenance on air conditioning, refrigeration, and other environmental test equipment.
  • Must be certified to all state and federal requirements for air conditioning and refrigeration.
  • Minimum of five years experience with all aspects of H.V.A.C.R. 
  • Must possess and maintain a universal C.F.C. recovery license, and a Maryland Journeyman’s H.V.A.C. license    
  • Must pass a formal, structured interview.


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

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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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.