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Electronic Technician 3 – Space/Satellite – 2nd Shift

Requisition ID: R10055635

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, 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: 2nd Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 hiring an Electron Technician 3 - 2nd shift to support our tactical space systems division located in Dulles, VA.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manual assembly of electronic and mechanical devices according to assembly instructions, customer specifications and quality standards

  • Hand soldering of various electronic devices (surface mount and through hole) following the J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 standards

  • Reworking thru-hole and surface mount assemblies including fine pitch components and ensuring that IPC criteria have been met according to IPC standard

  • Component preparation (forming), placement or installation

  • Visual inspection of assemblies per the IPC standard and customer specific standards

  • Taking part in training and certification programs to ensure job knowledge and skills set requirements are updated regularly

  • Participate in team level quality improvement initiatives

  • In-process Inspection and touch up of thru-hole and surface mount components using microscope

  • Ability to demonstrate rework skills with de-soldering station and hot air gun

  • Communicate and take direction from Supervisor/ Manager

  • Other duties as assigned

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have achieved J-STD-001 soldering certification within the last 5 years, and must have experience soldering under a microscope

  • Applicants must be able to perform with high throughput and with minimal errors

  • Maintain ESD Integrity within production environment

  • Maintain the highest level of quality standards at all times

  • Maintain ESD Integrity within production environment

  • Attention to detail

  • 3 or more years previous experience hand soldering​

  • AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 3 years of related experience (additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of AA Degree)

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Aerospace Industry experience

    • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance


    Salary Range: $59,400 USD - $99,000 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.