Mechanical Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10011348

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler - AZ, 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: 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.

Typical Minimum Education / Experience: 4 Years with relevant experience; 2 Years relevant experience with a college degree


Technician within the Mechanical Engineering Instrumentation and Test group. Candidate needs to be a strong communicator who takes ownership of tasks and problems. Communication will include need to provide both formal and informal status to direct manager, as well as other leads and managers in other groups and departments as required.

The candidate will need to work directly with engineers, managers, and technicians from Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Propulsion Engineering, Manufacturing, Integration and Test, and Quality. 

Candidate will support a variety of duties including:

  • Conduct vibration testing on various parts and subsystems on electrodynamic shaker tables
  • Perform hands on test setup and instrumentation - mounting unit on/off shaker table and installing accelerometers
  • Perform table top reviews
  • Post process test data and provide input to test reports
  • Support test equipment maintenance and maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Work in close collaboration with other technicians and engineers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience or 2 years relevant experience with a college degree
  • Experience with hand tools
  • Able to work on-site (not remote)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with environmental and/or vibration testing
  • Experience with instrumentation and data logging equipment
  • Experience in an aerospace environment
  • Experience with pneumatic and/or ordnance testing
  • Secret level security clearance
  • Experience using Siemens NX to design parts and assemblies
  • Experience using Teamcenter

Salary Range: 50300 - 83900

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.