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Laboratory Operations Support Specialist

Requisition ID: R10074857

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 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: 1st 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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Laboratory Operations Support Specialist based out of Rolling Meadows, IL. As a Laboratory Operations Support Specialist at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Laboratory Operations Support Specialist (Property/Asset Control Support 1) to join our Rolling Meadows Engineering Laboratories Management team. The qualified applicant will be responsible for managing test equipment, tools, and government hardware.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining laboratory compliance requirements and providing support to hardware, software, and systems test engineers.

What You’ll get to Do:


Roles and Responsibilities:


• Executes property control program to ensure accountability of all engineering test equipment and government furnished property
• Works with Equipment Standards Lab to maintain calibration of assets, while maximizing equipment uptime
• Maintains property accountability records and conducts periodic property audits
• Determines condition and arranges disposal of surplus property

• Supports laboratory compliance requirements

• Supports day-to-day laboratory operational needs

Basic Qualifications:
• Associate degree
• Experience using computers and Microsoft Office products
• Ability to lift and move heavy equipment up to 35 lbs.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain interim Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree

• Previous experience as an Equipment Custodian
• Familiarity with electronic test equipment, including oscilloscopes, signal generators, and spectrum analyzers
• Experience handling government owned property
• Current Secret Clearance


Salary Range: $31,200 USD - $51,900 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.