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Principal Engineer Structural

Requisition ID: R10049868

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Duties/Responsibilities:

- Engineering sustainment of aircraft structure

- Implementation of Northrop Grumman digital transformation technologies, including use of digital scanner and Northrop Grumman proprietary software for efficient assessment of maintenance issues and damage, to provide critical structural engineering solutions

- Repair of aircraft skins, ribs, longerons, and other structural elements

- Development of technical data packages and substantiation documentation

- Utilize software packages such as Siemens NX and TeamCenter

- Excellent communication and people skills required to work with key stakeholders within other engineering disciplines, including but not limited to systems engineering, mechanics/technicians, and program management, for capturing all engineering requirements needed to achieve program objectives in a timely manner

- Critical thinking and personal organizational skills

- Task planning and conducting technical peer reviews,

Basic Qualifications: 

- Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

- Minimum 5 years of related mechanical, structural, or design engineering experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years of experience with a related Master's degree

- U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

- Active DoD Secret security clearance, or higher

- Master of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

- 2+ years of structural design experience

- 2+ years metrology experience
- 2+ years GD&T experience

- 2+ years Siemens NX and TeamCenter experience

- Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

- Hard working, motivated, and independent worker


Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 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.