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SCA Engineering Technician 3- Yorktown, VA

Requisition ID: R10072124

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Yorktown, VA, 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: No
  • 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 is seeking an SCA Engineering Technician to join our team in Yorktown, VA. This position is in the MK48 Intermediate Maintenance Activity with an onsite repair capability for the MK48 Heavyweight Torpedo. This individual will complete a variety of maintenance actions and repairs using detailed procedures and will have oversight from a direct manager.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedures

  • Perform a variety of repairs and maintenance actions using approved procedures

  • Accurately document repair actions

  • Test and accept assemblies per approved acceptance procedures

  • Maintain workstations and shop equipment

  • Use common electronic test equipment, test fixtures, and hand tools

  • Use precision measurement tooling such as calipers, dial depth gauge, go/no-go gauges

  • Perform Crane operations within the facility

  • Support continuous process improvement and innovation

  • Perform Quality Assurance Inspection/reviews

  • Research and develop repair processes

  • Perform hand soldering per IPC J-STD-001 Solder certification

  • Perform Torpedo verification testing, operation, repairs and maintenance actions utilizing automatic test equipment per approved procedures and accurately documenting completion

Basic Qualifications

  • High school Diploma or GED and 0-2 plus years related experience

  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and able to wear Steel Toe Shoes and other safety gear

  • Ability to pass an Explosive Handler Physical

  • Ability to obtain Arms and Ammunition Explosive Screening

  • Proficiency in Microsoft products such as Windows Desktop OS, Office Product suite

  • Must be a US Citizen and have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Secret security clearance, minimum active Interim Secret clearance to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AA Degree/2-year technical degree

  • 2 plus years related experience or technical school certificate

  • DoD Secret Security clearance


Salary Range: $23 USD - $23 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.