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Engineering Technician 2

Requisition ID: R10068882

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 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: 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 an Engineering Technician 2 to join our Florida Operations team at our Kennedy Space Center, FL office.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Engineering Technician is responsible to work closely with engineering to perform detailed electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, assembly, and check-out operations.   Candidate must be well organized and be expected to status engineers and management, support release of tooling designs, have experience with computer based shop assembly instructions. Works with engineers to improve processes and safely meet the strict demands of Human Space Flight.

Job Duties:

  • Multitask between various engineer inputs and projects while also supporting hands on fit checks and mechanical electro-mechanical assembly.
  • Regular status updates to engineering and leaders.
  • Conduct tests and assessments of new systems and repairs to ensure quality.
  • Assemble and install electrical panels, wire harnesses, and other electrical equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on a regular schedule.

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2+ years of relevant experience in aerospace flight hardware processing or aviation.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, wiring, and all necessary equipment.
  • Able to read/interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
  • Proficient with manual and power tools.
  • Familiarity with FOD Controls.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Broad understanding of computer based shop assembly instructions.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency with hands-on mechanical/electro-mechanical assembly.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture
  • Able to lift heavy equipment, work in a high noise environment, stand at least 10-hours a day, work minimum of 40-hours or more per week, read and interpret engineering drawings and standard work procedures.
  • Experience of familiarity with AS9100 requirements, standards, and compliance issues.
  • Standard computer literacy skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be a US Citizen.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Salary Range: $43,200 USD - $72,000 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

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.