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Mechanical Technician 2

Requisition ID: R10074536

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for an Mechanical Technician 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

Performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the fabrication and development of mechanical engineering designs, testing and modifications of assemblies and composites related hardware. With some supervision, the individual interprets detailed drawings for fabrication and must demonstrate good knowledge of composites processes including the use of autoclave/oven systems, hand tools, lay-up and bagging of parts to a variety of molds, honeycomb core panel fabrication and assembly, and bonding using assembly fixtures. Experience with trimming, drilling, and insert and bushing installation in composites hardware is a plus. Individuals will interface with Manufacturing and Design engineering as well as Materials and Processes personnel. Individual must be able to demonstrate to Quality Assurance that work performed meets engineering drawing requirements. Works with chemicals. This position may be required to perform other duties as assigned. Must be willing to work any shift.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

·        Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

·        401k

·        Educational Assistance

·        Life Insurance

·        Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

·        Paid Time Off

·        Health & Wellness Resources

·        Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.

  • Three years of experience in the use of prepreg, bagging, autoclaves, ovens and release materials.

  • Proficient in use of precision measuring instruments. 

  • Experience in handling chemicals such as Isopropyl Alcohol and Acetone

  • Adept at reading drawings, process specification, and work order instructions.   

  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security clearance or SCI Access.

  • Willing to work any shift.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • AA degree or other two-year technical degree

  • Familiar with Northrop Grumman Corporation processes.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office to supplement work order and other data requirements  

  • Able to perform work daily in an approved clean room environment, to include wearing clean room garments.

Salary Range: $50,000 USD - $83,400 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

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.