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Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic

Requisition ID: R10016443

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • 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: 3

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 Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic to join our team. This position is located in Linthicum, MD. The mechanic will:


Perform a variety of skilled maintenance tasks including but not limited to installation, operation, maintaining, diagnosis, and repair of all heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, cooling systems, and  related electrical work.

1. Contact management, engineering, suppliers, or equipment manufactures to obtain work orders, drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics, manufacturers specifications, catalogs, and oral or written instructions to perform the tasks required for this job. Verify information and report any discrepancy to management.
2. Operate, maintain, and repair all equipment related to heating, ventilating, air conditioning, cooling, and refrigeration systems including environmental test chambers and related equipment.
3. Modify and repair associated piping/tubing by bending, cutting, threading, soldering, brazing or gluing.
4. Analyze and repair electrical circuits and electronic malfunctions on all heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems including environmental test chambers.
5. Modify existing air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including Environmental Test Chambers to utilize the new Environmental Protection Agency approved refrigerants.
6. Check and adjust all systems for proper operation after repairs or modifications.
7. Utilize the computer to make adjustments or changes to the Energy Management System.
8. Repair and maintain all pneumatic and electronic controls related to this job description.
9. Maintain equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition.
10. Work along with contractors or vendors to accomplish the goals set forth by management.
11. Must possess applicable licenses as required by management.
12. 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:

- Education requirement: High School graduate or recognized equivalent

- Experience requirement: Must possess Journeyman HVAC 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.