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Principal/Sr. Principal Project Manager

Requisition ID: R10081892

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • 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: Days (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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Project Manager to join our Maintenance, Reliability Engineering and Facilities team.

This position will be located in Clearfield, UT. 

In this position, the Project Manager will be a direct liaison between Facility Engineering, Machine Design, Reliability Engineering and the ASBU stakeholders.

Responsibilities for this position may include (but are not limited to):

  • Plans, directs, and manages all phases of facilities modification and building projects from establishment of design concepts through design and implementation
  • Ensures project requirements are defined, contract, and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established, and financial terms/conditions of contract are identified
  • Coordinate/Facilitate Facilities and IT requests
  • Attend IPT and Cost Center level meetings and boardwalks
  • Respond to help needed
  • Prepare, provide, maintain, and present project status to internal PIT leadership
  • Responsibility, Authority, Accountability (RAA) for project cost, schedule, quality
  • Author/Reviewer of requirements documents
  • Review/Redline project design drawings with stakeholders
  • Populate and maintain currency in Knowledgebase database
  • 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
  • Focal point between the Reliability Engineering and the Facilities Department
  • Arranging security escorts for contractors
  • Work with security to comply with security requirements and IT for data and communication requirements.
  • Coordinate the work of employees and contractors assigned to projects.

The selected candidate shall adhere to NG processes. This individual should have demonstrated Project Management experience and strong interpersonal skills, be organized, flexible, and be a team player.

Some travel may be required.

This position may be filled at a Principal or Senior Principal level based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Project Manager

  • 6 years of Project Management or related experience and a Bachelor's Degree or PMP; or 10 years of Project Management or related experience may be considered in lieu of degree or PMP certification
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tool suite: PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Projects
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully accomplish tasks on time
  • Ability to obtain / maintain DoD secret clearance and special program access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs

Basic Qualifications:

Senior Principal Project Manager

  • 10 years of Project Management or related experience and a Bachelor's Degree or PMP; or 14 years of Project Management or related experience may be considered in lieu of degree or PMP certification
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tool suite: PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Projects
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully accomplish tasks on time
  • Ability to obtain / maintain DoD secret clearance and special program access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven Project Management experience
  • Project Management Experience or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate
  • Existing DoD Secret / Top Secret Clearance

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: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.