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Principal Facilities Engineer (Level 3)

Requisition ID: R10045306

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo, California, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Facilities Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on site in El Segundo, California.

The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of various types of infrastructure. Examples include Fire Systems, Boilers, Air Compressors, Humidifiers, Chillers, Pumps, Variable Frequency Drives, HVAC devices and controls, Roof Systems, etc. as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position is focused on Facility asset risk and reliability as primary responsibilities. This will include:

  • Daily interface with Maintenance Managers and Technicians of all trades to understand and identify infrastructure risks throughout the facility
  • Executing the NG’s Risk Process and incorporating all risk data into the Risk Assessment Data Storage Tool
  • Responding to risk assessment data calls, participating in Corrective Action Meetings for infrastructure failures and assisting with analyzing failures and developing corrective actions
  • Ensuring incorporation of Technician feedback into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Review drawings of new builds or new infrastructure and equipment for maintainability and provide feedback to Project Management
  • Analyzing Preventive Maintenance frequency by asset and providing recommendations for adjustment
  • Analysis of the Maintenance CMMS to identify frequently failing assets and recommending appropriate corrective action
  • Analyze current Processes to identify opportunities for efficiency. Redesign and implement those improved processes
  • Assess new asset owner's and maintenance manuals and create preventative maintenance plans and input them to the Maintenance CMMS
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or Architecture with 5 years experience of project management or related facilities experience
  • OR Master's Degree with 3 years of related experience
  • OR a PhD Degree
  • Ability to apply Microsoft Office software applications including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience with MS Project or other scheduling software

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with design and construction of classified facilities
  • Experience with Building Automation Systems and Controls
  • Experience with IT network requirements, design and construction

We offer flexible work arrangements, excellent learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

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 expansive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.


Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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.