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Engineering Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10028103

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, 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: 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, Propulsion Systems, is currently recruiting for an Engineering Technician 3. This position will be located at the Promontory, Utah, facility.

Role description & Responsibilities

The Engineering Technician is responsible for the following:

-Supervise and perform the on-site demilitarization of munitions of explosive concern (MEC), and handling of demolition materials

- Provide technical, safety, and research support for all operations dealing with arms, ammunition, and explosives

- Collection and proper disposal of solid, liquid, hazardous and/or explosive waste

- Operation of waste disposal facilities

- Proper handling, storage and packaging of hazardous waste and materials

- Creating accurate paperwork and record keep relating to the above roles

Job Duties

- Performs tasks at Promontory with an emphasis on waste disposal, energetic material handling and transportation

- Ensures compliance with internal and external environmental and DOT requirements

- Heavy equipment/truck operation

- Performs additional roles in reactive and hazardous waste disposal

Experience Requirements

- Must have a good understanding of chemicals (acids, bases, oxidizers, flammables, reducers, water-reactives) in a

variety of forms (liquids, solids, gases, sludges, slurries) and related regulations.

- Experience working with explosives, pyrotechnics, propellants, explosive production/disposal and experience with blasting machines, initiators, firing units, and their maintenance.

- Knowledgeable of environmental regulatory requirements.

- Experience with reactive/explosive and ordnance operations

- Experience with chemical handling

- Experience with heavy equipment operation

- Former EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) technician

Skills & Qualifications

- CDL license, or ability to obtain one

- HAZWOPER certification, or ability to obtain

- Heavy equipment operation experience

- Safe operating practices with chemicals and reactive/energetic substances

- Ability to work in varied environments

- Ability to complete thorough inspections and exact paperwork

- The ability to think critically and innovatively

- Troubleshooting

- Ability to obtain DOD secret security clearance

- Ability to obtain Alcohol Tobacco and Firearm (ATF) “Explosives Possessor” designation


- Associate degree plus 10 years minimum related experience

- Certification as a CDL Class A with hazmat endorsement is highly preferred

Salary Range: $51,300 USD - $85,500 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

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.