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Engineer / Principal Engineer Facilities – Mechanical

Requisition ID: R10051684

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, 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 is currently seeking a Facilities Engineer to lead the execution and management of facility projects that support both sustaining infrastructure and new program facilitation requirements at our Clearfield, Utah location.

In this position you will plan, design and oversee the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other facilities.  Responsibility includes gathering, reviewing, and finalizing requirements data regarding facility or equipment specifications, required completion dates, and construction feasibility.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings
  • Prepare Scopes of Work (SOWs) and supporting documents for procurement of design and construction services
  • Reviews and estimates design costs, including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs
  • Inspect or direct the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules
  • Develop strategic replacement plans for outdated equipment to address excessive maintenance, energy efficiency and establish consistency of equipment utilized across the site
  • Design new facility layouts or alterations to existing structures or construction of new structures, this will include navigating building codes and permits
  • Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards
  • Develop schedules, work assignments and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion
  • Coordinate with other engineers and craftsman assigned to the project or a task, and review work progress and results
  • Develop plans to orderly remove old unused structures and equipment as well as plan for replacement of existing old structures to help meet evolving business needs
  • Provide detailed cost estimates for project design and implementation
  • Construction project management skills including monitoring project progress, tracking project costs and meeting project milestones along with final checkout and turnover to operational program
  • Team with other engineering disciplines, management, internal customers, and suppliers to ensure projects are cost effective, within budget, meet the design criteria, meet schedule, and coordinate release and buy off with customers

This position may be filled at an Engineer or Principal level depending on qualifications.

Basic Qualifications for Facilities Engineer:

  • 2 years’ experience with facility engineering experience and Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering degree; or 0 years’ experience and MS Degree
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Facilities Engineer:

  • 5 years’ experience with facility engineering experience and Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering degree; or 3 years’ experience and MS Degree or 0 years’ experience and PhD
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Utah Code and Regulatory requirements
  • Experience supporting a large Manufacturing Facility
  • Strong organizational skills in managing time, projects and resources
  • Experience interpreting building and utility drawings and making revisions as required
  • Have applied knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project) and AutoCAD capabilities
  • Experience using a CMMS, Maximo, or other maintenance software packages
  • AutoCAD drafting ability
  • Solid modeling experience with NX, CATIA, Solid Works, or similar
  • Experience using BIM Software – Revit
  • Ability to work multiple projects and meet their multiple deadlines

Mechanical Engineering (HVAC) Qualifications:

  • Experienced HVAC in general exhaust systems, make-up and Air handler systems for industrial plants and office areas
  • Experience HVAC background in industrial process air and gas flow along with dust collection and material conveyance
  • Design and installation of hydronic systems, including chillers and cooling towers
  • Design of cleanroom systems for filtration control, pressure control, humidity control and temperature control
  • Have skilled application of compressed air systems including compressors, distribution systems and end effect connections, controls and filtration
  • Manage technical overall design and implementation of the building automation systems.
  • Some experience with specialized gasses will be helpful
  • Trouble shooting, MTBF, safety components and failure analysis background helpful

Preferred Process plus Mechanical Engineering Qualifications:

  • Experienced process equipment knowledge including application, implementation and interaction with other process equipment, machining centers or rotating equipment operations
  • Experience with specifying and knowing rotating equipment capabilities and the process that feed and support this type of equipment
  • Have experience with material science and properties including metals, plastics, and composite structures
  • Experience with machining centers from tool and dye size machine shop to industrial size machining and cutting systems including water jets
  • Understanding of general compressed air systems, vacuum systems, water distribution system, natural gas systems, specialized gas systems and general fire suppression elements
  • Trouble shooting, MTBF, safety components and failure analysis background helpful

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: $64,600 USD - $97,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $79,700 USD - $119,500 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.