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Flight Test Facilities Planner 2/Principal Flight Test Facility Planner 3

Requisition ID: R10064881

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is seeking a Flight Test Facility Planner/Principal Flight Test Facility Planner to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Baltimore, MD. This Flight Test position is responsible for all Flight Test facilities and building/ramp maintenance needs for Hangar 1, Hangar 2, the Pilot Lounge, associated out-buildings and the flight ramp and will report to the Manager, Flight Test Technical Operations.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Plans utilization of space and facilities for flight test consistent with requirements of organizational efficiency, and available facilities and funds.
  • Coordinates facilities maintenance - preventative, scheduled and repairs.
  • Responsible for ensuring the maintenance, cleanliness, and housekeeping of the hangars and ramp areas.
  • Perform as the Flight Test liaison with all plant and outside vendors/contractors who perform facility services in and around the Flight Test areas.
  • Requisition Materials and Supplies needed for building utilized by Flight Test, and any new construction or renovation projects.
  • Plans, directs and manages all phases of facilities modification and building projects from establishment of design concepts through design and implementation.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules.
  • Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope.
  • Initiate and manage all facilities related capital projects allocated to Flight Test organization.
  • Oversee all facilities-related capital projects allocated to the Facilities and/or Maintenance departments.
  • Coordinate support staffing to accomplish the above assignments.
  • May have to lift and distribute heavy objects.
  • Any additional duties as may be assigned by the Manager, Flight Test Technical Operations.

This position can be filled at a Flight Test Facility Planner 2 or a Principal Flight Test Facility Planner 3 level

Basic Qualifications for the Flight Test Facility Planner 2:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 3+ years of experience or a Masters Degree with 1+ years of experience (4+ additional years of experience to be considered in lieu of degree).
  • Customer-focused with proven leadership and communication skills
  • Problem solving, negotiation and leadership skills
  • Well-developed analytical and organizational skills for multiple concurrent project/task tracking.
  • Understanding of new construction, maintenance and/or repair experience for facility subsystems (i.e. electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tool suite, including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications for the Principal Flight Test Facility Planner 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6+ years of experience or a Masters Degree with 4+ years of experience (4+ additional years of experience to be considered in lieu of degree).
  • Customer-focused with proven leadership and communication skills.
  • Problem solving, negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Well-developed analytical and organizational skills for multiple concurrent project/task tracking.
  • Understanding of new construction, maintenance and/or repair experience for facility subsystems (i.e. electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tool suite, including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience in facilities or construction project management.
  • Excellent service, communication skills for direct contact with customers, MS infrastructure support organizations, subcontractors, and management.
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills.

Salary Range: $65,000 USD - $97,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $80,100 USD - $120,100 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.