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Principal/Sr. Principal Project Management – Capital Projects

Requisition ID: R10074606

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (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 Aeronautics Systems sector and Aerospace Structures business unit is seeking a Project Manager to manage the capital budget for facility projects that support both sustaining infrastructure and new program facilitation requirements at our Clearfield, UT location.  Specific duties will include:

  • Work closely with the facility engineers and buyers to track monthly spending and update ETCs
  • Maintain continuity with business unit finance and sector level finance teams regarding approved and forecasted capital budgets
  • Meet with the site and segment leaders to track current capital projects and forecast future capital needs
  • Gather, analyze, and present capital cost data to leadership
  • Takes the lead in finding solutions to cost and schedule issues
  • Develops tools to effectively manage and provide visibility of capital project costs

This position may be filled at a Principal or Senior Principal level based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications

Principal Project Management

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Senior Principal Project Management

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and 8 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical, planning and presentation skills are required
  • Prior experience with the execution of capital projects
  • Strong background in budget management and reporting
  • Experience using CostPoint and/or SAP to obtain cost data
  • Demonstrated ability to use database reports to efficiently gather and combine cost data
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.